Parc Padarn, Llanberis waves its Green Flag proudly

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sParc Padarn in Llanberis, a park run by Gwynedd Council has secured the green flag for public parks.

In winning an award such as this, it acknowledges that the park as a welcoming, clean and safe place for the public to visit.

The Green Flag gives recognition and prizes to the best parks and green spaces in the Country and encourages improvement to the quality of green spaces. Parc Padarn is of national standard for Country Parks and Green Spaces of a high standard.

Councillor Mandy Williams-Davies who is responsible for Gwynedd Council country parks said: “We are over the moon that the park has gained green flag recognition. This prestigious award has proved that Gwynedd take pride in the fact that we have this wonderful Park, which offer an unique experience for Gwynedd residents and visitors alike.

“The fact that the park has received the award once again, confirms that Parc Padarn offers a warm welcome and is a park that is well-managed for the sake of the local community.

“Securing this status once again is an acknowledgement of dedication of the hard work by the Park’s staff. It is an obvious sign that the park offers the best kind of experience.”

The dramatic backdrop to Padarn Lake at Parc Padarn.
The dramatic backdrop to Padarn Lake at Parc Padarn.

 

 

Sites that secure Green Flag Awards must be freely accessible to the public, and provide a welcoming and well managed space for their local community. Sites are judged each year by a network of over 600 green space professionals; each winning site is entitled to fly the Green Flag to highlight their status.