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Visitors to the beautiful area of North Wales would do well to venture out to Betws y Coed, at the entrance to the Snowdonia National Park. Just outside of the village, they will be able to find the lovely Llyn Elsi, the lake that provides the village with its water.

The lake is a beautiful one, and the walk from Betws y Coed to the lake is equally wonderful. The four miles will take you about an hour to complete, and guides you through coniferous woodlands. It might be advisable to keep your four legged friends on their leads until you reach the lake, but once you’re there, the dogs are able to run free for a while.

Whether you are getting lost among the trees or losing yourself in the tranquillity of the lake, this is a beautiful area that both you and your dogs can enjoy getting to know. If you need to make the walk last a little longer, we would suggest walking along the path that leads you around the lake, before heading back through the forest to Betws y Coed. 


Llyn Elsi is found just above Betws-y-Coed in the Snowdonia National Park. There is parking a short distance from the lake. 

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