Tryweryn: Llyn Celyn to Tyn-y-bont

Grade 4
Length 2 km
Paddleable very low to spate
Volume 8-20 cumecs

in North Wales · Snowdonia · other sections on Tryweryn


A short and playful section, the classic low-water option for North Wales, and site of the national whitewater centre. Watch out for rafts, this is a busy section of water.

Water Levels

Dam controlled, with regular releases most weekends. The most reliable grade 4 in Wales.

Getting There

Putin W3°39'52" N52°56'41"
Takeout W3°38'58" N52°56'47"

Between Bala and Llyn Celyn along the A4212 take the signposted turn into the the national whitewater centre. This is takeout. Either simply walk up and run the best bottom section repeatedly, or you can drive up the small road to a large carpark to putin just below the Dam.

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