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Devil's Bridge Falls

Devil's Bridge (Pontarfynach) SY23 3JW, Wales
+44 1970 890233
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Spectacular!

Quite the impressive stream and ravine with a spectacular series of waterfalls, but a rather... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Roger D
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Gouldsboro, Maine
Stunning scenery

Price about right for what it is. We enjoyed visiting on a sunny morning and it was just beautiful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Emma M
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Droitwich, United Kingdom
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“jacobs ladder” (66 reviews)
“steep steps” (96 reviews)
“take your time” (34 reviews)
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Devil's Bridge (Pontarfynach) SY23 3JW, Wales
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+44 1970 890233
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"jacobs ladder"
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"steep steps"
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"take your time"
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"hand rails"
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"hard work"
in 27 reviews
"longer walk"
in 24 reviews
"guide book"
in 16 reviews
"well worth the effort"
in 26 reviews
"pound coins"
in 9 reviews
"afraid of heights"
in 9 reviews
"walking shoes"
in 11 reviews
"punch bowl"
in 17 reviews
"minute walk"
in 20 reviews
"great walk"
in 22 reviews
"free car park"
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"both sides"
in 10 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday

Quite the impressive stream and ravine with a spectacular series of waterfalls, but a rather strenuous 1-hour± hike to the bottom and back. Worth it if you are not too frail.

Thank Roger D
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Price about right for what it is. We enjoyed visiting on a sunny morning and it was just beautiful. Loved the walk but the steps are hard both down and up. I can see why it wouldn’t be suitable for younger children or the elderly/infirm...More

Thank Emma M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a bridge and some waterfall with some Lovely views into the valley. Nothing mind blowing though but worth swinging by if your in the area. Be warned. The climb back up was a doozy. My partner and I are relatively fit in our twenties...More

Thank ChiefHalfoat
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The falls are lovely. The stairs are super steep and not suitable for young children under 5 I'd say. We were fortunate to go after a rain the night before so there was a lot of volume to the falls. Great for bird watching too....More

Thank joandfamily2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sadly,arrived late in evening where sun was setting,so too dark to take decent photos. But,still an awesome sight and the 3 bridges above built over the centuries are amazing.

Thank travelcrazy727
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoyed our time here, walking both routes you can do. Punchbowl route was about a 10 minute walk, great to see the 3 bridges from here. Devils bridge was about 45 minute walk for us, brilliant seeing the waterfalls and views. Alot of steps...More

1  Thank Clare C
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Georgina H, Guest Relations Manager at Devil's Bridge Falls, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your great review. I'm glad that you enjoyed your visit and did both the walks.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a long time since I've seen falls as impressive as this in the UK. A small entrance fee, a lovely walk. Allow about an hour. Wear appropriate footwear. Also, consider if you can walk up and down a steep path with poor knees or...More

Thank Tom_from_Malvern
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a good hour wandering along the pathway in a sunny quiet gorge looking at the waterfalls & listening to the birdsong.Costs a very reasonable £3.75 with 20% discount if you show the voucher on your phone from the website. Lots of steps but lots...More

Thank Paula M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This a little gem of a hearty short hike in the winding hills west of Brecon Beacons. The falls are of course beautiful, but the attraction is really the abundant beauty surrounding the challenging steep steps down, then back up (645 steps on both sides,...More

Thank TheMarys
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love the story of the original bridge...how devil got outwitted from an old lady. Lets say old lady got a trick in her sleeve😄 woop woop for ladys😄 Beautiful river falls under triple bridge...sexy views for affordable price. . . Tip....Get to the long trail...short...More

Thank BlueMarbleVagab
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Clare C
12 April 2018|
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Response from Charlie2765 | Reviewed this property |
I personally would not take a little one to Devils bridge, the footpath in very rock and the steps at Jacobs ladder are steep and very narrow. There isn’t much else to do there but there is a cafe in the hotel. Beautiful... More
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Liz H
23 September 2017|
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Response from MAZIAN | Reviewed this property |
There are at least two flights of very steep steps....beware!
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Graham C
28 October 2015|
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Response from Tracey S | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I am sure he would love it and I have seen other dogs there so know they are allowed - they have always been on leads. Hope this help. Regards Tracey
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