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Fairy Glen (Ffos Noddun)

Snowdonia National Park, Betws-y-Coed, Wales
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Loved it

Lovely place to walk. Some steep steps/rocks but the Glen is a lovely spot to take photos. Walked... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2017
Essex, United Kingdom
via mobile
Fairy Glen

I have been to this scenic place couple of times so far. Ideal for a Sunday trip. From my own... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2017
Adam T
North Wales
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This deep gorge is surrounded by a seemingly endless expanse of scenic beauty.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible9%
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“magical place” (22 reviews)
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Snowdonia National Park, Betws-y-Coed, Wales
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Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Lovely place to walk. Some steep steps/rocks but the Glen is a lovely spot to take photos. Walked along the river afterwards too.

1  Thank Sharon2224
Reviewed 25 April 2017

I have been to this scenic place couple of times so far. Ideal for a Sunday trip. From my own experience, best time of the year to visit the place would be Autumn, when the trees are golden or red, Fairy Glen looks spectacular. Make...More

3  Thank Adam T
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Short hike to a very intriguing, magical hidden canyon type area. It was a bit tricky for us to find, as there are not a lot of big signs leading people to these places.

Thank Janine K
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We hunted for this as was told it was close to where we had been walking. A hidden gem in my opinion.

Thank AliT1969
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Although the waterfalls were lovely to see it was quite a disappointing visit after visiting Swallow Falls. It cost £1 to get in and is not clearly marked - we even thought that the car park was just for the cafe. Be careful with young...More

Thank Jane B
Reviewed 18 April 2017

as a photographer, I found this location to be really good. It is well worth the money but as other reviewers have commented this is not a place for the faint hearted. There is a fair walk from the road to the Fairy Glen and...More

2  Thank Simon-450
Reviewed 17 April 2017

as a photographer it was on my to do list and it didn't disappoint at all.the steps are steep but its well worth the climb down.

Thank David M
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

My wife and I visited the fairy glen one of our most magical spots,it ever ceases to amaze with its natural beauty! This is a an attraction you don't want to miss!

Thank jamescorp
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful tranquil place. Bit steep in places but so glad we went. Better on a dry day. We took dogs and struggled a bit with steep sections

Thank David B
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Natural beauty at its best, I have had the pleasure of walking and seeing this beautiful spot as well as kayaking down it. It's a really shame that it all but got dammed recently, lucky those that have been there and appreciate the area made...More

Thank Jordan D
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Stephen C
I want to meet the ' fairy troll ' he sounds like a really nice man.............
1 April 2017|
Response from teresanorth | Reviewed this property |
He's shy
claire q
Can anybody provide me with the postcode please? X
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
Is October a good time to visit?
5 August 2016|
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Response from martinsanders2806 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, any time of the year