HistoryPoints News

Jun 17, 2023

Nantlle's lost lake

Llyn Nantlle Uchaf (upper Nantlle lake) may strike visitors as an odd name when there's no other lake to be seen, but now HistoryPoints QR codes explain why and when the lower lake disappeared - and how its phantom reappears ...

after prolonged heavy rain. You can also see a picture of the lower lake in its magnificent Snowdonia setting in 1854 - when slate quarrying was starting to encroach on its waters - by scanning the QR codes on the gatepost of Bryn Deulyn, a former quarry manager's house which got its name from the twin lakes. Or click here to view the information and picture