Sword, Llanberis

Sword, Llanberis

Date

7 January 2018

Location

Llanberis
SH 57754 60521; 53.12282°N, 4.12714°W

Information

The 6m sculpture of a sword was installed in a car park on the bank of Llyn Padarn in Llanberis in November 2017. The artwork was erected at a cost of £14,000 as part of the Year of Legends tourism campaign in Wales and is said to be symbolic of the princes of Gwynedd. The sculpture has met with a mixed reception locally.

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Olympic Legacy: Llyn Padarn’s Landing Stage

Landing stage, Llyn Padarn

Landing stage, Llyn Padarn

Date

21 February 2015
Location

Llyn Padarn, Llanberis

SH 57390 60895; 53.12607°N, 4.13275°W

Information

The pontoon in Llyn Padarn for public water-sports use was acquired in 2013 by Gwynedd Council. This floating landing stage was fabricated by French marina-equipment manufacturers Poralu Marine and was originally used as a platform for medal ceremonies in the rowing regatta of the London 2012 Olympic Games.

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