We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Sgwd yr Eira

Brecon Beacons National Park, Wales
Website
Share
Save
Review Highlights
Waterfall Walkies

We parked at Gwaun Hepste. Make sure you take change to pay. It’s a nice stroll to the waterfalls... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Ross H
via mobile
wonderful walk

This was a most magical place and will be visiting and enjoying it again soon. This is ideal for... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
elainer0byn
,
Romsey, United Kingdom
Read all 240 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good13%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“car park” (55 reviews)
“tree roots” (7 reviews)
LOCATION
Brecon Beacons National Park, Wales
CONTACT
Website
Write a ReviewReviews (240)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"beautiful waterfall"
in 12 reviews
"car park"
in 55 reviews
"tree roots"
in 7 reviews
"waterfall walk"
in 11 reviews
"waterfall country"
in 6 reviews
"steep descent"
in 5 reviews
"information centre"
in 4 reviews
"walking boots"
in 12 reviews
"takes coins"
in 3 reviews
"whole family"
in 3 reviews
"long walk"
in 5 reviews
"well worth the effort"
in 7 reviews
"hour walk"
in 4 reviews
"an amazing experience"
in 3 reviews
"lovely walk"
in 7 reviews
"take your time"
in 3 reviews
"sunny day"
in 3 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 233 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We parked at Gwaun Hepste. Make sure you take change to pay. It’s a nice stroll to the waterfalls but it’s an uphill struggle back to the car. It doesn’t take 4-6 hours. If you’re reasonably fit it’s a relatively easy walk. We saw everything...More

Thank Ross H
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a most magical place and will be visiting and enjoying it again soon. This is ideal for both families and adults alike - although not very young children - could be lots of carry's!

1  Thank elainer0byn
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Amazing walk and beautiful Sgwd yr Eira waterfall. We parked at Gwaun Hepste - car Park and took a long walk to this waterfall. It was a leisure beautiful walk (totally 6 hrs) with couple of stops at other waterfalls.

4  Thank dinesh k
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 4 July 2018

We decided to go to see the waterfalls on our recent trip to Wales and it was well worth it. However, I am glad no one told us before that it was quite a walk and a lot of climbing up and down was involved...More

5  Thank Lucie K
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 28 June 2018

Part of 4 and a 1/2 hours walk around 4 waterfalls, well worth the long walk and steep descent to the waterfalls and climb back up to the main trail. Able to walk behind the waterfall and touch it - another tick off the bucket...More

2  Thank DuckysWife
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 27 June 2018

We decided to go for the 4 waterfall walk, we trekked through the woods and came to each waterfall with amazement and awe, but when we came across this one in particular we were loving the spray as it was a bit of a hot...More

Thank Jason P
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Lovely charming walk down to the waterfall then of course walk behind the fall to gain the maximum benefit. Well worth a visit

Thank Mcppowe57
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

We completed the four fall trails and surely this is the crown jewel. Well worth the walk and the weather was great too which really made our trip more posts pleasant.

Thank pbsp123
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 21 June 2018

Walked up from the Dinas rock, took about 40 minutes each way. a good energetic walk, but well worth it for the views. will 100% go again with the wife

Thank Digicus D
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 20 June 2018

We spent 3 days visiting the waterfall trails and we enjoyed every minute, I can highly recommend these walks (it will certainly bring your steps up) all of the trails have different levels of difficulty and distance. You can purchase an information pack (£4) through...More

Thank chris c
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 5 hotels in Brecon Beacons National Park
Ty Newydd Country Hotel
630 reviews
3.55 km away
Nant Ddu Lodge Hotel & Spa
914 reviews
8.59 km away
Premier Inn Aberdare Hotel
305 reviews
12.55 km away
Castle Hotel
215 reviews
12.55 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Red Lion Inn
375 reviews
2.24 km away
The New Inn
85 reviews
3.36 km away
Caradogs Restaurant
222 reviews
3.47 km away
The New Inn - Ystradfellte
411 reviews
3.47 km away
Nearby Attractions
Four Waterfalls Walk
350 reviews
.99 km away
Antur Outdoor Adventure - Day Trips
35 reviews
2.65 km away
Penderyn Distillery
912 reviews
2.80 km away
Henrhyd Waterfall
177 reviews
7.72 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Lea H
30 June 2018|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from DuckysWife | Reviewed this property |
Hi Lea, Sgwd yr Eira can be reached from Dinas Rock car park OS grid reference SN912079, 2 miles each way.
1
Vote
MichelleMBrighton
4 May 2018|
Answer
Response from snan20172017 | Reviewed this property |
It’s Cf44 9je Although the satnav stops in the middle of nowhere continue on the road and you will see signs to the waterfall car park
0
Votes
Phyllis H
18 April 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from MikeandJoycelyn | Reviewed this property |
Hi Phyllis, Postcode we used was CF44 9JF, this is the nearest postcode available as the car park itself does not have one, it is fairly easy to find from there though. Have a great time it is truly stunning whatever the... More
2
Votes