Outdoor activities and events have seen a boom in popularity since the pandemic started. Even though overall visitor numbers are down across the UK, venues and businesses are expecting an increase in visitors who want a summer of outdoor activity and open-air experiences.
One of these outdoor activities ready to welcome visitors soon is the newly refurbished Llys-y-Frân Country Park and Reservoir in Wales.
Llys-y-Frân Country Park and Reservoir in Pembrokeshire have announced plans to reopen this Spring (subject to any Covid regulations). After receiving a £4m investment, backed with £1.7m of European Regional Development Funds, the site says it’s excited to welcome back visitors to its newly renovated facilities.
The redevelopment includes the refurbishment and expansion of the visitor centre and café. A new Outdoor Activity Centre and Waterside Cabin is being built to support walkers, cyclists and watersports enthusiasts. It will include a food stop, meeting rooms, changing facilities and cycle hire.
Outdoor activities at Llys-y-Frân Lake will include both water and land-based recreational fun. On the water, visitors can enjoy sailing, kayaking, canoeing, stand up paddle and pedalboarding. Fishing on the bank or by boat will also make a welcome return.
Land activities include walking and cycling with over 14km of trails to explore and a brand new Pump Skills Track and a wide range of bikes available to hire. Visitors can also learn the art of axe and knife throwing, how to fire a crossbow or have a go at archery. Other activities include Crazi-Bugz – six-wheeled off-road buggies for young adventurers. There are also new plans to develop the camping facilities further.
The 142-hectare (350-acre) site is near the foot of the Preseli Hills, about 11 miles from Haverfordwest.
Llys-y-Frân Lake will have free entry and plans to open this spring, visit the website for more details.