Llyn Gwynant

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Llyn Gwynant
Llyn Gwynant.jpg
Looking west down the pass towards Llyn Gwynant
Location Snowdonia, Wales
Coordinates 53°03′N 4°02′W / 53.050°N 4.033°W / 53.050; -4.033Coordinates: 53°03′N 4°02′W / 53.050°N 4.033°W / 53.050; -4.033
Type natural
Primary inflows River Glaslyn
Primary outflows River Glaslyn
Basin countries United Kingdom
Surface area 50 ha (120 acres)
Approach to Llyn Gwynant, from Capel Curig, ca.1840

Llyn Gwynant is a lake in Snowdonia, Wales.

Llyn Gwynant lies on the River Glaslyn, in the Nant Gwynant valley, and is about 2 km north east of Llyn Dinas; the village of Bethania lies between them.

Snowdon lies 3 km to the north west. The lake is natural, having been formed by glacial action and is 50 hectares in size. It is a popular place for canoeing and kayaking with easy access from the A498 road which runs along its south bank.

It was used as a filming location in the 2003 film 'Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life'.

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