Experience the breath-taking views from the lake after walking through the beautiful farm fields near to Coed y Paen village.
Take a short walk out through farm fields into the nearby village of Coed y Paen before heading back to the Lake, stopping to admire the beautiful views from your elevated position.
OS Explorer Map 152 Starting from ST 329 988
Starting at the Visitor Centre follow the pavement and head past the front of the Watersport Centre. You will see a finger post indicating walking trails Follow this through the gate which will lead you into a field. Turn right once through the gate and head uphill skirting the right-hand edge of the field.
Continue to the top of the field until you reach a gate. Make sure you take an opportunity to turn around and enjoy the breath taking view of the Lake.
Pass through this gate and follow the footpath through another gate and onto the road. Take a right turn and follow the road into the small but beautiful village of Coed-y-Paen. When you reach Coed-y-Paen you will see a church on your left and a red phone box ahead.
Turn right after passing the phone box and follow the road back downhill to the Visitor Centre. Whilst descending the hill (please be careful of traffic) you will see landscape views of the nearby towns of Cwmbran and Pontypool.