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Fairy Glen

Snowdonia National Park, Betws-y-Coed, Wales
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Lovely walk in the rain.

Went to Fairy Glen on a rather rainy afternoon; however, we had a lovely time with our 2 children... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2018
MrandMrsE2017
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Bath, United Kingdom
Scenic and tranquil

Easy enough to find. Just before you cross over the River Conwy on the A470 heading from... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2018
gazken1981
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Southport, United Kingdom
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This deep gorge is surrounded by a seemingly endless expanse of scenic beauty.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
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“riverside walk” (26 reviews)
“car park” (48 reviews)
“magical place” (24 reviews)
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Snowdonia National Park, Betws-y-Coed, Wales
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"riverside walk"
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"car park"
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"magical place"
in 24 reviews
"the river"
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"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"
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"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 18 February 2018

Went to Fairy Glen on a rather rainy afternoon; however, we had a lovely time with our 2 children (3 and 6) and the dog. The paths were muddy (it was February so we didn't expect any different!) and the steps down to the river...More

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Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Easy enough to find. Just before you cross over the River Conwy on the A470 heading from Betws-y-coed there is an entrance on the bend heading up a country road to a B&B. Take this road and there is a small car park with 8...More

1  Thank gazken1981
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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Nice walk, paths are nice. Great for easy hike and non hikers! Beware of muddy conditions in winter. And cost 1£ per car and 50p per person.

1  Thank Jeffrey K
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Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

A winter trip to Snowdonia and following local recommendations added this at the end of a trip to Swallow Falls. Easy to find up a small track then £1 parking and 50p each to walk through the gate. No one here at this time of...More

2  Thank Tony B
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Reviewed 29 November 2017

£1for the car park and 50p to get in so not bad for the upkeep. A bit muddy in places when we went so stout shoes recommended especially very steep steps at the end to get down to the Fairy Glen. Plenty of water so...More

1  Thank James A
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Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

Myself and my husband visited fairy glen and had been meaning to do so for some time. We parked in the nearby car park and paid the entrance fee and took the short walk down to the river. We also did the river walk after...More

4  Thank rachelnpt1
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Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

I took a trip here on the day previous as to what I did aber falls after being told about this location by a fellow photographer while I was shooting at the nearby swallow falls. The entry is only cheap for here, I believe it...More

3  Thank bop1993
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

This is part of a wonderful walk including Conwy Falls. Be sure to take a camera as it is so photogenic.

1  Thank jerseygirl19602017
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Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

A beautiful spot if you can get it to yourself. The glen is stunning, the clamber down a bit muddy, but this is the country folks! The accompanying walk along the river is pretty and wort the extra 15mins. Highly recommended.

1  Thank Dave C
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

There are two areas you can go to here - 1 is the riverside walk and the 2nd is the fairy glen itself, the fairy glen is the better one of the two as it's prettier. All set up well and it's all fenced off...More

1  Thank whomewhy
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Linda B
30 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
1 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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Laurenjames07
26 August 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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