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Fairy Glen

Snowdonia National Park, Betws-y-Coed, Wales
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Lovely little bit of Wales

As the title says, this is a lovely little area of Wales. There are picnic areas and benches... read more

Reviewed yesterday
VickWills12
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Southampton
via mobile
Beautiful!

We had read the previous reviews and ignored the poor/terrible ones! This is a gorgeous part of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Christine B
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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This deep gorge is surrounded by a seemingly endless expanse of scenic beauty.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“car park” (48 reviews)
“riverside walk” (26 reviews)
“magical place” (24 reviews)
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Snowdonia National Park, Betws-y-Coed, Wales
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"car park"
in 48 reviews
"riverside walk"
in 26 reviews
"magical place"
in 24 reviews
"the river"
in 86 reviews
"per person"
in 40 reviews
"lovely walk"
in 27 reviews
"on the rocks"
in 11 reviews
"short walk"
in 24 reviews
"sturdy shoes"
in 5 reviews
"picnic benches"
in 5 reviews
"steep steps"
in 19 reviews
"stone steps"
in 5 reviews
"beautiful spot"
in 8 reviews
"conwy falls"
in 13 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 14 reviews
"well worth the effort"
in 6 reviews
"natural beauty"
in 8 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

As the title says, this is a lovely little area of Wales. There are picnic areas and benches available so you could take a packed lunch on a sunny day. The walk takes around half an hour but longer if you stop to take photos....More

Thank VickWills12
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had read the previous reviews and ignored the poor/terrible ones! This is a gorgeous part of the Welsh countryside accessed through private land! Well maintained paths have been created where possible with good signage! However, as this is the countryside, you have to work...More

Thank Christine B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I wanted to visit this place as I'd seen the countless images of it on social networking sites. So, late one afternoon I arrived in the carpark and read the notices regarding parking (£1 per car), admission (50p per person). So the correct money was...More

Thank Kevin K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A short walk to a short climb down to a lovely spot for listening to the water. Wear good shoes and don forget the river walk as well.

Thank debbiem574
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fast moving waterfalls used to power the Mill,.easy parking and providing a range of very good walking.The Weaving mill nearby which is well worth a visit,you can watch the process for free and stop off for a light snack and a pot of tea.

1  Thank snowy202
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a child we had caravans in towyn at my uncle took myself and my cousin there I loved it and I really believed there were fairies there the water was magical to me and the faires by it

Thank Jennifer W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Before going we read some of the Trip Advisor reviews. I saw some about the owner harassing visitors and thought yeah, yeah, yeah. On arrival we were walking up to the gate in and someone started shouting - it was directed at us. All about...More

1  Thank Calypso12
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have visited this beautiful place several times and I never tire of the beauty of this quiet piece of nature A short walk from the car park 1.00 per car and 50p per person to visit It's a honesty box.... Please people be honest...More

Thank KazSlater
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well maintained pathway in farmers fields quickly becomes an uneven path as you drop down into the trees along the edge of the gorge - steep drops in places so good footway and care with children is recommended. The river views are quite dramatic at...More

Thank David F
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Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Well worth a walk. Beautiful views of the river and the option to do a bit of clambering over rocks, if you like that kind of thing.

Thank SZS21
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Linda B
30 March 2018|
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Response from 21476welshthunder | Reviewed this property |
No deffo not strongly wouldnt recommend the rocks are extremly sharp and in full flow the river is fast flowing
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438Caroline
1 March 2018|
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Response from Jeffrey K | Reviewed this property |
Your dog will probably hike it better then a human lol
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Laurenjames07
27 August 2017|
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Response from Nat D | Reviewed this property |
The one we stayed in was up two flights of steps. Hope this helps.
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