Llys y Fran is a small village in Pembrokeshire, Wales. It stands some 9 miles northeast of Haverfordwest on the southern slopes of the Preseli Mountains.
A notable feature is Llys y Fran Reservoir and Country Park, a popular tourist attraction.
There is a visitor centre overlooking the lake, a licensed restaurant, toilets, exhibition area, shops and a number of picnic sites.
Walks, Cycle Trails and Other Activities
The Park provides a circular walk and an off road cycle route (6.5 miles), against the backdrop of mature woodlands and open grassland that surround the reservoir. Bike hire is available.
As well as the 6.5 mile perimeter track, there is also a 1.5 mile family trail, and cycle hire is available.
The Fishguard to Carmarthen long distance cycle route passes just north of the village.
St Meilyr's Church stands amongst a grove of ash trees in the village of Llys y Fran.
The parish church dates from the 12th century, with alterations and improvements in the ensuing centuries, and is dedicated to St Meilyr, a 6th-century Celtic saint.
The church is basically a medieval church which was much restored in Victorian times, when the vestry was added.
Llys-y-Fran Country Park provides opportunities for fishing, a circular walk and an off road cycle route, against the backdrop of mature woodlands and open grassland. Bike hire is available. Picnic sites, visitor centre, licensed restaurant, toilets, exhibition area and shops.
Llys y Fran Reservoir is a 212 acres man-made lake with a perimeter track 6.5 miles long for walkers and cyclists. The dam is 100 feet high and the lake is fed by the River Syfynwy that also feeds Rosebush Reservoir a few miles upstream to the northeast.
Llys y Fran is an important fishery in South West Wales, and has hosted national and international fishing competitions. Fishing with fly or bait, from mark or boat, is possible. The lake is stocked with rainbow and brown trout.
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