£4m Welsh Water Adventure opening Spring 2021 in Pembrokeshire
By Bobby Kelly, Independent Journalist. Last edited 11:18am 14/01/2021.
Llys-y-Frân Lake to reopen as a brand-new visitor attraction for health, wellbeing and recreation.
A £4 million major investment to the visitor centre and recreational facilities is being backed with £1.7 million of European Regional Development Funds through the Welsh Government.
The redevelopment at Llys-y-Frân Lake has included the refurbishment and expansion of the visitor centre and café. A new Outdoor Activity Centre and Waterside Cabin is being built to support walkers, cyclists and watersports enthusiasts.
It will include a food stop, meeting rooms, changing facilities and cycle hire. A £4 million major investment to the visitor centre and recreational facilities is being backed with £1.7 million of European Regional Development Funds through the Welsh Government.
The Welsh Government’s Tourism Attractor Destination programme, led by Visit Wales aims to create 11 must see destinations across Wales.
A Spokesperson for Welsh Water said: “Outdoor. activities at Llys-y-Frân Lake will include both water and land-based recreational fun. On the water, visitors can enjoy sailing, kayaking, canoeing, stand up paddle and pedal-boarding. Fishing on the bank or by boat will also make a welcome return.”
“Land activities will include walking and cycling with over 14km of trails to explore and a brand new Pump Skills Track and a wide range of bikes available to hire. Visitors can also learn the art of axe and knife throwing, how to fire a crossbow or have a go at archery.”
“Other activities include Crazi-Bugz, six-wheeled off-road buggies for young adventurers. Plans to develop camping facilities are also underway. These include a range of pitches from hard-standing with full services through to basic grass pitches. The site will also benefit from amenities such as electric hook-ups, water points, toilets and showers, a wash up area and access to the site’s main facilities such as the café, playpark and activities.”