Llandrindod Wells Lake

The 13-acre lake, an unexpected feature of the town with a magnificent dragon statue at its centre, is a perfect place for a stroll or cycle ride.

Opening times, entry costs, facilities and directions

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Things to see

The whole shoreline and nearby wooded areas are worth exploring – the south west and the north east corners of the lake are likely to be most productive for dragonflies.

 

Top species

Brown Hawker

A large powerful dragonfly.

Flight period is May to September.

Can be identified in flight by its brown wings.

Image by Iain Leach

 

 

Seasonal Highlights

Common Blue Damselflies can be seen swarming over open water.

In summer Southern Hawkers compete for territory around the lake edge.

Common Darter are one of the last species on the wing in autumn.

 

Image by Likeaword, flickr

 

Contact Us

Llandrindod Wells Tourist Information Centre
Town Hall
Temple Street
Llandrindod Wells
LD1 5DL

T: 01597822600

Species Flight Periods

These are general species flight periods for the UK. Please be aware that dragonflies tend to emerge later in north where the climate is cooler.

Llandrindod Wells Lake