Explore Outdoors | Dwr Cymru Welsh Water
Dwr Cymru Welsh Water
Explore Outdoors

Welsh Water’s Visitor Centres are set in beautiful waterside locations around Wales. Each one offers plenty of outdoor activities for the whole family from cycling to walking, hiking to high ropes, fishing and sailing. After the exhilaration, relax in our cafes and take home a souvenir from our gift shop.

  • Elan Valley – stunning scenery stretching 72 square miles with historic landscapes and thriving wildlife. The dams and reservoirs, add to the captivating and ever changing scenery.
  • Llyn Brenig – a beautiful forested site with trout fishery and newly extended visitor centre with cycle hire in Denbighshire.
  • Llys-y-Frân - Nestled amongst picturesque views in West Wales is a reservoir set in a peaceful country park of grass and mature woodland.
  • Llandegfedd – A brand new visitor and sailing centre around the Llandegfedd Reservoir in the South Wales valleys will open its doors to the public in Spring 2015.

Fishing in the reservoirs of Wales

Welsh Water owns 91 reservoirs varying in size and manages the single largest group of Stillwater trout fisheries in the UK.

Download your “Guide to Fishing the Reservoirs
of Wales” HERE.

Our Other Reservoirs

Welsh Water owns 91 reservoirs varying in size from 2 acres to 1,026 acres and manages what is probably the single largest group of stillwater trout fisheries in the UK.

As well as offering fishing, many of the sites have a wide range of recreation facilities on and around each reservoir.

Watersports are particularly popular and include sailing, canoeing, sailboarding and Stand Up Paddleboarding. For those who prefer to stay on dry land, walking, bird watching and access to the Visitor Centre with exhibitions, gift shops and restaurant provide lots to see and do.