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Mesmerising and Fun

Definitely go well prepared with right shoes and light but warm jackets and water proof if possible... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
uzma z
London, United Kingdom
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return of the native

Once again Sgwd yr Eira never fails to delight and impress . the full trip of the 4 waterfalls is... read more

Reviewed December 11, 2018
Hywel L
Wotton-under-Edge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely go well prepared with right shoes and light but warm jackets and water proof if possible since at the falls you tend to get wet .... a must visit

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

Once again Sgwd yr Eira never fails to delight and impress . the full trip of the 4 waterfalls is well worth the extra effort required. Unfortunately this Welsh gem is much better known than in the past and now has a continual stream of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Hywel L
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Absolutely worth having a walk by the waterfalls with that beaut at the finish. The path is quite challenging at some points and definitely not suitable for pushchairs or small kids unless carried in back carriers. Make sure you wear suitable shoes. Been told that...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

Visited during October half term with my partner and boys, aged 6 and 1. We parked in Penderyn, wrapped up warm and popped the baby into the rucksack carrier. The path is 2miles each way, clearly signposted and runs along the side of the valley...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank catrino787
Reviewed November 4, 2018

Good car park at Dinas Rock, couple of picnic tables. Didn't notice any toilets but didn't look! Steep climb initially but then pretty comfortable walk along a rough track. Beautiful autumn colours. We were quite late in the day, so met lots coming the other...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

Long walk bit dificoult for young children but totally worth it! Amazing scenery and great natural beauty!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 30, 2018

A wonderful walk along the 4 waterfalls,through woods and windy paths. Each waterfall is beautiful,the sounds are so relaxing. The last waterfall you can walk under....it's amazing,and you can feel the water spraying against your face...brilliant feeling! There are a lot of steps to some...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed October 11, 2018

We took our Aunt (72 years old ) with us it was pouring with rain . We parked in the Guam Hepste car park and paid £4 to park . It was a challenging walk to the amazing waterfall. Remember that you have to come...More

Date of experience: October 2018
6  Thank Alimoore51
Reviewed September 19, 2018

Originally did this as an A Level Geography Field Trip in October 1973! Somehow seemed a more strenuous day out now I'm not 17 any more! Left Gwaun Hepste at midday, back there at 3:15, having visited three of the waterfalls...lots of photos and some...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank JohnF6347
Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

Was such a brilliant day with fantastic views all round. The waterfalls are lovely. The last one is huge & amazing, take a waterproof jacket to put on for this one as you can walk right underneath it & get totally soaked :) What a...More

Date of experience: October 2017
3  Thank T4211IPlouises
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Bel T
September 23, 2018|
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River Hepste, Neath SA11 5US
September 6, 2018|
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Response from Mark P | Reviewed this property |
The paths are reasonably good, so I believe you could use a buggy for the 3 year old. The inclines are not steep. It took us about 40 minutes to walk to the falls at a leisurely pace with a few stops to take photos. Enjoy... More
Lea H
June 29, 2018|
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Response from Chris W | Reviewed this property |
The nearest place to park is Penderyn, but it is still a fair walk to the waterfall, but worth it.