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Fairy Glen

Snowdonia National Park, Betws-y-Coed, Wales
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Truly worth a visit

Charmingly located, within a short walk from Betws. Follow the path to the river. Be sure to pay... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
iorwerth e
Sax, Spain
Pretty, only takes 20 mins

Very pretty waterfall and surroundings, would be good for a picnic. Not really an area to take... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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This deep gorge is surrounded by a seemingly endless expanse of scenic beauty.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible9%
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Snowdonia National Park, Betws-y-Coed, Wales
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Charmingly located, within a short walk from Betws. Follow the path to the river. Be sure to pay the entrance fee into the box on ebtry or old John will be upon you so quickly, come rain or come shine. BE EXTRA CAREFUL DESCENDING THE...More

Thank iorwerth e
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very pretty waterfall and surroundings, would be good for a picnic. Not really an area to take smaller children or for them to run around. Some slippy/ climbing rocks. Only took 20 mins or so.

Thank blondie048
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went for a walk to the Fairy Glen and around the river path today after spending some time in the area. There are plenty of benches and some very nice picnic spots along the river, but if you are planning on going all the...More

1  Thank Alec C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A beautiful place for a walk, gorge was amazing and my husband had a lovely walk along the river. The steps down to the gorge were very uneven and slippery so you must take care when climbing down to see the gorge but we'll worth...More

Thank Karen H
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely way to spend an hour or so. A circular walk by the river with a branch off down to the Glen. It's steep with slippery stone stairs. Quite a few roots etc so not suitable for the mobility impaired or pushchairs. Car park...More

1  Thank proffitt76
Reviewed 1 week ago

We'd read reviews for this and wanted to stop by, having visited Puck's Glen in Scotland which is extremely magical we thought it would be a similar experience. However it is much, much smaller and although beautiful, we found there were far more beautiful sights...More

Thank NHeasman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A really beautiful spot, no wonder it utterly enchanted the Victorians. Approach can be a bit slippery after a downpour, so be careful.

Thank TartanVegan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Land privately owned with honesty pay system. Was light drizzle & had been raining day we went so a little slippery in places, steep stone steps. Great photo opportunities. River walk back to entry gate worth doing. Need to stay a while to enjoy the...More

Thank d0ssies
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From before our trip even started Tracey and Michael (owners) were amazing in providing us with a wealth of information from places to visit, places to eat, the best paths to take to walk to town and how to tackle Snowdon! The apartment itself had...More

2  Thank Lisa O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This glen is a beautiful nature spot with moss covered rocks in a tiny canyon. Watch your step. There is 50p per person admission charge.

Thank cashelguy
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Stephen C
1 April 2017|
Response from teresanorth | Reviewed this property |
He's shy
claire q
18 September 2016|
Response from DR_23112014 | Reviewed this property |
LL24 0SL, as it is rural it is approximate, but pretty close x
Merz P
5 August 2016|
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Response from martinsanders2806 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, any time of the year