Did you know that most of the moorland around Llyn Brenig is in the Mynydd Hiraethog Site of Special Scientific Interest? Bronze Age Man used Brenig as a burial ground constructing cairn fields. Foundations of 16th century farmhouses also form part of the site’s trail.
A circular walk around Cronfa Alwen. Dogs are welcome under close control as the trail passes through sheep pasture.
Map reference SH977546.
Head to the dam from the car park.
A steady climb to the top with amazing views both left and right. Drop down, through the gate, follow the way-markers as you twist and turn back to the lakes edge.
Follow the shore, through the gate and through the forest! Out of the trees, left to the path and then left to the wooden bridge across the lake.
9.5m / 14.5km. The best of both worlds! This moderate walking trail combines both the Brenig Walking Trail and Alwen Walking Trails, with some spectacular views to be found.• GO TO ROUTE •