These two oligotrophic lakes lie aside the Foxes' Path up the northern side of Cadair Idris. Llyn Gafr is the lower of the two, at a height of about 410 metres, and Llyn y Gadair (above) is at a height of about 560 metres. Both have a small beach area, and needless to say, both can be very cold.
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