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Swallow Falls (Rhaeadr Ewynnol)

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Address: Snowdonia National Park, Betws-y-Coed, Wales
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These falls add to Betws-y-Coed's already great rustic beauty.

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Very nice spot.

It is a waterfall..... worth including on a walk from Betws-y-coed (£1.50 entry or free from the other side of the river, but not sure how the views compare. I have seen more... read more

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

It is a waterfall..... worth including on a walk from Betws-y-coed (£1.50 entry or free from the other side of the river, but not sure how the views compare. I have seen more impressive falls, in the Dales, in Wales, but still worth a visit to see what the Victorians took pleasure in visiting.

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Thank Michael D
Bristol, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Lovely falls in a very beautiful setting. Steps down to viewing platform. The only problem we experienced was with the pay gate to get in not always opening after the money had gone in.

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Thank Anne H
Swansea, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

we drove passed, and being keen photographers, decided to stop and see what this one had to offer, its not the biggest, its quite good for photographs, you can see different angles as the falls thunder down stream passed you, but you have to pay to get in??? check out the waterfalls in the neath valley in south wales, they... More 

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Thank curriculum-vitae
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Parked easily (it was mid-week in May) and paid our £1.50 each at staffed entrance although you can still pay if there is no-one there. A lot of rain previously meant there was lots of water pouring down to add to the spectacle. Several viewing points mean plenty of photo opportunities. Worth a visit if you are passing.

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Thank James D
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We walked to swallow falls from Betws-y-Coed . You can walk the path of the main road to the falls approx 5 klm. But we decided to take the walk from over the bridge where that car park is on the left hand side. This takes you a couple of klm allong the river then brings you back on to... More 

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Thank Darlek1
Washington
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Not changed in 30 years still a fantastic walk along the main road. Before or after lunch or dinner or just for the views.

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Thank Umbear
Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The falling water is immaculate and drops down a fair distance. You get memorised by the water falling

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Thank Stuart O
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful place. Plenty of seating for grumpy teenagers to sit and play with their phones :) safe steps down to the best viewing post. Not great for those with mobility problems but hand rails etc are good and sturdy.

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Thank Gwenlil
North Wales, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Been back anfd forth to betws-y-coed numerous times but always well worth a visit. away from the hustle and bustle finishing with a visit to "swallow falls". Lovely day out minimum entrance fee to maintain and promote the area and discover this natural Welsh beauty. My son loved the walk down

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Thank Alan W
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

An absolute must see when in this area. Worth £1.50 of anyone's money. Simply stunning natural beauty.

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