What is the most visited waterfall in Wales?

Aber Falls – the family-friendly one One of the most visited waterfalls near Snowdonia by families, Aber Falls is actually a combination of two waterfalls in Wales, namely Rhaeadr Fawr and Rhaeadr Bach.

Where are the four waterfalls in Wales?

the Brecon Beacons National Park
The Four Waterfalls Walk is a famous trail located near Ystradfellte, Powys, in South Wales. The trail boasts stunning scenery and access to ‘The Four Waterfalls’ in the Brecon Beacons National Park. The four falls are: Sgwd Clun-Gwyn, Sgwd Isaf Clun-Gwyn, Sgwd y Pannwr, and Sgwd yr Eira.

How many waterfalls are there in Wales?

However you get there, waterfalls are breathtaking places, and you have 20 beautiful waterfalls to choose from in Wales. So you can better figure out which one to visit on your next trip outdoors, see photos and tips of each waterfall below — and easily plan your next adventure!

Where is the highest waterfall in South Wales?

The highest waterfall in South Wales is tucked away on the western edge of the Brecon Beacons. Plunging 90ft (27m) into a wooded gorge, Henrhyd waterfall is a spectacular sight and the surrounding Graig Llech Woods are a haven for wildlife.

How difficult is the four waterfalls walk?

The circular walk is challenging and includes muddy paths, steep descents to and strenuous ascents from the cascades. The waterfalls are best enjoyed in spring or autumn when the falls are roaring and spectacular.

Can you swim at Dolgoch Falls?

Lovely place nestled away in the hills. I have visited many times and can’t recommend a swim in the freezing water highly enough.

What are the names of waterfalls in Wales?

The terms ‘rhaeadr’, ‘sgwd’, ‘pistyll’ and ‘ffrwd’ all feature in the Welsh names of waterfalls. ‘Sgwd’ (plural ‘sgydau’) is restricted to the southern part of mid Wales, notably Brecknockshire whilst ‘pistyll’ is common in the northern parts of mid Wales.

Why visit a Welsh waterfall?

For hikers, explorers, and nature lovers, visiting a Welsh waterfall (or four) can make for the perfect day trip or weekend away. Looking for somewhere to stay? There are some wonderful options in Waterfall Country. Check Brecon Beacons National Park – where to stay for options. Looking for guided activities in the area?

Are waterfalls in Wales the entrance to fairy kingdoms?

Waterfalls in Wales are often steeped in legends and myths and are rumoured to be the entrance to magical fairy kingdoms. Growing up with beautiful cascades quite literally on my doorstep, I’ve always had a love for Welsh waterfalls.

Where are the best falls in Snowdonia?

Aber Falls is a waterfall located about two miles south of the village of Abergwyngregyn in the heart of Snowdonia National Park. To get there pop Abergwyngregyn, Llanfairfechan LL33 0LP into your satnav. 6. Aberdulais Falls, Neath Valley