Lower Lleidi Reservoir, Swiss Valley

The Lower Lleidi Reservoir, or Swiss Valley as it’s known locally, is a distinctive body of water nestled between the slopes of the  Lleidi Valley.

The shores are sheltered by mature woodland and suits Carp, predator and novice anglers alike

Number of Swims/Pegs: 12

Number of wheelchairs accessible Swims/Pegs: 1

The Lower Lliedi Reservoir ( Swiss Valley) is located approximately 6 miles from the M4 motorway.

Exit the M4 motorway at junction 48 and travel West along Pontarddulais Road (A4138) towards Llanelli for 3.2 miles. At the roundabout turn right, taking the second exit onto Llethri Road. At the end of the road turn right on to the A476 and continue for 1 mile then turn left into the car park of the A476, or continue to the next turning left, enter country lane that leads you to the North car park between the Upper and Lower Reservoirs.

OS SN 515041.

Bus routes are available throughout Carmarthenshire.

For more travel information go to www.traveline.info or call 0871 200 22 33.

There are two public car parks. There is a steep hill to negotiate when walking down to the reservoir from the Llannon Road car park off the A476, however, a drive through the country lanes at the next turning will lead you down to the North car park located between the Upper and Lower Reservoirs.

Access to the reservoir is easier from the North Car park via a level-wide tarmac public footpath along the Western shore and a ‘rural’ path along the Eastern shore.

Known Species

  • Bream
  • Brown Trout
  • Carp
  • Catfish
  • Common Carp
  • Dace
  • Eel
  • Mirror Carp
  • Perch
  • Pike
  • Rainbow Trout
  • Roach
  • Rudd
  • Tench