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RSPB Lake Vyrnwy
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North Wales, UK

RSPB Lake Vyrnwy

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Lake Vyrnwy Nature Reserve and Estate (Welsh: Llyn Efyrnwy) ([pronounced [E]VURN-OI]) is an area of land in Powys, Wales, surrounding the Victorian reservoir of Lake Vyrnwy. Its stone-built dam, built in the 1880s, is the first of its kind in the world. The Nature Reserve and the area around it are jointly managed by the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, and Severn Trent Water. It was built for the purpose of supplying Liverpool and Merseyside with fresh water. It flooded the head of the Vyrnwy Valley and submerged the small village of Llanwddyn. Today it is a popular retreat, for people in the West Midlands and Merseyside for days out, and also for ornithologists, cyclists, and hikers. The Reserve is designated as a National Nature Reserve, a Site of Special Scientific Interest, a Special Protection Area, and a Special Area of Conservation.

Address and Contact Details for RSPB Lake Vyrnwy

Address
RSPB Lake Vyrnwy
Lake Vyrnwy
Powys SY10 0LY

Phone
+44 (0) 1691 870278

Email Address
vyrnwy@rspb.org.uk

Website
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