How to get there
There are a number of access points and routes to and across the
reserve which include, in the northern section:
CCW Main Berwyn NNR – Palé
Pistil Rhaeadr is located 7 kilometres (5
miles) northwest of Llanrhaeadr-ym-Mochnant, on the B4580, at the
end of a minor road. There are parking and café facilities at
Pistyll Rhaeadr (though these are not managed by CCW).
Llandrillo is located on the
B4401 between Bala and Cynwyd. Parking is available and a popular
walk up “Heol Y Berwyn” (Berwyn St) begins here.
Can be accessed via the
B4391 some 19 km (12 miles) east of Bala, at the highest point in
the road. Parking is available. Follow the track to the boardwalk
and you’ll be led out onto the mountain ridge.
Traveling east, turn left at the
telephone kiosk opposite Hendwr caravan site on the B4401, a mile
north of Llandrillo. Drive up the hill and travel for about 800
metres (1/2 mile) where it is possible to park.
STW/RSPB Berwyn NNR –Lake
From Llanfyllin, take the B4393 to
Llanwddyn. Continue along the B4393 to Llanwddyn by taking a right
turn. At the dam, turn left, then left again at the end of the
Unfortunately, there is no public transport
directly to the reserve.
For information on buses to the villages mentioned above contact
Traveline Cymru on 0871 2002233 or visit