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Sad but so special

Gorgeous village , a beautiful but sad story, stunning scenery surrounding you, lots of shops and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Karen C
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Worth a wander across the field

The grave itself is nothing special but it does feature the story which is very poignant and it's... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Alsager, United Kingdom
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Main Street, Beddgelert, Caernarfon, Wales
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Reviewed 11 May 2016

It was a very wet and windy day (some snow thrown in too)... but we braved the elements and took the 'what would have been' a pleasant walk to the grave and then on to see the sculpture which was very impressive. We will go...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We had a few hours to kill while we were waiting for the steam train so took a walk round the lovely village of Beddgelert. There was some pretty little shops and a lovely walk down the river. We stumbled on Gelerts grave which was...More

1  Thank Amanda P
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All reviews nice walk nice story lovely walk along the river his son touching story short walk from the village lovely area pretty village well worth a visit craft shops an ice cream steam train loyal dog beautiful scenery the welsh highland railway an easy walk lovely little village
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Gorgeous village , a beautiful but sad story, stunning scenery surrounding you, lots of shops and cafes , perfect

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 5 days ago

The grave itself is nothing special but it does feature the story which is very poignant and it's more the fact that it's a reason to draw you across the field away from the amazing river and to enjoy the views from a different angle....More

Thank GAlsager
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with two young children on a damp November afternoon. Lovely short walk through the village and along the river to the grave and house. Wouldn’t be particularly significant to those who don’t know the story but as I’d heard it since school I found...More

Thank catrino787
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

went to see it, saw it, left! dog had a good run in the excellent field walks by the river which were safe for dog walks even if they go in the river which is fast flowing but very shallow and safe

Thank CleverTrevor123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Only takes a couple of minutes to get there from the village. Just a tree with a plaque in the middle of a field.

Thank Carolyn P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had never heard about Gelert until my partner brought me here while on a tour of wales using Welsh Highland Railway. Such a sad story but a lovely one to the memory of a loyal family dog ❤️

Thank flybazz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It’s around a 10-15 walk from the car park to the grave. The walk along the river is beautiful and the town is charming. Make sure you go to the stone monument beyond the grave for photos with the statue of Gelert as this could...More

Thank DarrenU22
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice short walk to the grave with some interesting history. The path is easy to walk and it's not far from the village centre where you can indulge in a tasty ice cream.

Thank Becca M
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

We arrived in Beddgelert on the Welsh Highland Railway from Porthmadog (thoroughly recommended) and walked up and down the footpath at the side of the river (which was delightful). The river, the walk and the WHR are real things so why would I want to...More

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

We found the lovely village of Beddgelert on our trip home from Anglesey, I had visited the grave of the dog Gelert some 55 years ago and always remembered the story behind the Gelert. We were so pleased that we managed to find the village...More

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