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Attractive gorge must be athletic

I have visited this gorge twice today November was a beautiful Autumn day with a lot of leaf fall... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Deborah I
Stunning location - Don't bring the kids!

Incredible spot, but dangerous and difficult to get down to via leaf-covered stone ledges that... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
KMHanratty
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This deep gorge is surrounded by a seemingly endless expanse of scenic beauty.
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Snowdonia National Park, Betws-y-Coed, Wales
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All reviews magical place car park riverside walk the river per person lovely walk short walk sturdy shoes on the rocks steep steps stone steps beautiful spot sunny day entrance fee mobility issues conwy falls well worth the effort
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I have visited this gorge twice today November was a beautiful Autumn day with a lot of leaf fall on the path which made the descent quite treacherous. At the bottom the rocks were covered in lichen and I wanted photos from the big rocks...More

Thank Deborah I
Reviewed 1 week ago

Incredible spot, but dangerous and difficult to get down to via leaf-covered stone ledges that aren't quite steps. Very much worth the effort, but to the idiot who went down with a baby strapped to his chest, may I just say "child endangerment". Also, visitors...More

Thank KMHanratty
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful spot for photography although the gorge is difficult to get to and there are a lot of large boulders to contend with, so go prepared, a walking/hiking stick is recommended.

Thank Simon P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So so beautiful. Fun to scramble over boulders and take photos. Amazing place to spend half an hour. Small car park with honesty box, nice walk, bit steep for the infirm

Thank Martin C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wen to the Fairy Glen yesterday, read some reviews about a creepy man who watches you and comes out shouting. The Creepy Man is the farmer and owner of gorge. On cue, he came out telling us how much we had to pay. We stopped...More

1  Thank Mal W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went here with our three young boys . We had the correct change ready )1- per car. 50p per person and under 5s free. We met the land owner on the gate and politely greeted as he did in return . We then had...More

Thank rebeccahiller
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely scenic walk talking some beautiful landscape, the pathways were set out but in some areas abit bumpy, to access it is 50p an adult and £1 parking.

Thank Deano_1007
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We experienced the same as the previous reviewer, this old man is scary and comes running after you from his house shouting in the distance, kids get scarred of him, he needs to get a life, wont visit ever again after this frightning experience

Thank Huw J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Avoid at all costs, watch out you’re being watched! An old man watches from his house as you arrive on cctv and then comes out to check if you’ve paid correctly, mumbling incoherently and angrily to himself as he approaches you. Quite scary actually and...More

2  Thank Jessmayms
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Best 50 pence I have spent in a long time, however don't try and climb down into the glen over the wet rocks when your legs are screaming at you in pain after climbing Mount Snowdon the day before.

Thank Anteynham
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Helen W
22 August 2018|
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Response from Adeline P | Reviewed this property |
Yes - you can access the rocks here.
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Linda B
31 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
2 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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