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Fairy Glen

Snowdonia National Park, Betws-y-Coed, Wales
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Idyllic, very Lord of the Rings

I have visited this beautiful place several times and I never tire of the beauty of this quiet... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
KazSlater
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Wilmslow, England, United Kingdom
via mobile
Great Short Scenic Walk or Picnic Destination

Well maintained pathway in farmers fields quickly becomes an uneven path as you drop down into the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
David F
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
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“car park”(48 reviews)
“magical place”(24 reviews)
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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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"riverside walk"
in 26 reviews
"car park"
in 48 reviews
"magical place"
in 24 reviews
"the river"
in 83 reviews
"per person"
in 39 reviews
"lovely walk"
in 27 reviews
"on the rocks"
in 11 reviews
"short walk"
in 24 reviews
"sturdy shoes"
in 5 reviews
"steep steps"
in 19 reviews
"stone steps"
in 5 reviews
"picnic spot"
in 5 reviews
"beautiful spot"
in 8 reviews
"conwy falls"
in 13 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 14 reviews
"well worth the effort"
in 6 reviews
"natural beauty"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I have visited this beautiful place several times and I never tire of the beauty of this quiet piece of nature A short walk from the car park 1.00 per car and 50p per person to visit It's a honesty box.... Please people be honest...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Well maintained pathway in farmers fields quickly becomes an uneven path as you drop down into the trees along the edge of the gorge - steep drops in places so good footway and care with children is recommended. The river views are quite dramatic at...More

Thank David F
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth a walk. Beautiful views of the river and the option to do a bit of clambering over rocks, if you like that kind of thing.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a pleasant little half hour pootle along the river bank, through some fields with old lichen covered trees and then to a deep river filled gorge. Parking is at the farm, entrance is £1 in an honesty box, there are some picnic benches....More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Paid £1.50 plus an extra 80p into the 'honesty box' as it was loose change and thought nothing more of it. Was chased down the path and told i'd used a fake pound coin, then asked to leave, despite putting in extra money in the...More

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Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

You absolutely must visit this stunning place. It is like a fairytale, so incredibly beautiful. And so well kept.

Thank Neil H
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Reviewed April 9, 2018

Stopped off at the Fair-y-glen gorge walk with the wife & kids. £1 for parking and 50p for anyone over 5 years old. Whilst it was a nice walk - even in the rain, we did feel it didn't live up to its billing. The...More

Thank 923Dan
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Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

A very pleasant walk to fairy glen, good pathways but beware the steps down to the river to see the full majesty of the glen are steep and get slippy when wet, not for person with walking disabilities or ill health. But if able its...More

Thank iain f
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Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

Had to visit to see if I could catch a fairy...there's a car park for this and it's free but you can leave a donation for the fairy's master! Nice little walk with some gorgeous views..sadly I hate water beneath me so only went so...More

1  Thank Kathy H
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Reviewed March 27, 2018

Find your own FREE stretch of the river. A walk is a walk, here you are on someone's private land ie. a b&b, and the goblin appears to enjoy spying on you with secret cameras. Avoid. I doubt that children are safe.

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Linda B
March 30, 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
March 1, 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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Laurenjames07
August 26, 2017|
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Response from Nat D | Reviewed this property |
The one we stayed in was up two flights of steps. Hope this helps.
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