Llyn y Dywarchen is located above the village of Drws y Coed in Dyffryn Nantlle, near Rhyd Ddu. It is a very popular fishing lake, and has a car park nearby. Location given special mention as a great stargazing location on Snowdonia National Park website.
Recommended stargazing site
This location has been recommended as a great place to stargaze by the local authority, parks provider or property owner. May require payment for access or parking.
Location light pollution
When to stargaze at Llyn y Dywarchen
This location's dark site setting means it benefits from dark skies depending on the time of the year and lunar cycle. In the calendar below where you can see stars indicates when the skies will be dark and the best time to stargaze. Yellow areas show the adverse effects of daylight (bold) and moonlight (faded). Hover over a day to see darkness times or click on a date for more information.