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Fairy Glen

Snowdonia National Park, Betws-y-Coed, Wales
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An easy walk from Betws along the quiet back road, with just a few fiddly steps to negotiate as you... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
london, UK
via mobile
Back to my childhood

First visited fairy glen with my grandad in 1979 and I always remembered it. Much to my delight I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rachael and And... J
Peterborough, United Kingdom
via mobile
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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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Snowdonia National Park, Betws-y-Coed, Wales
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

An easy walk from Betws along the quiet back road, with just a few fiddly steps to negotiate as you reach the bottom. What you finally come across is a beautiful stretch of river in front of a small ravine that's a magical place to...More

Thank deeboy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First visited fairy glen with my grandad in 1979 and I always remembered it. Much to my delight I have found it again and it didn't disappoint, time stood still almost, beautiful at the bottom after negotiating a few precarious steps, make sure you have...More

Thank Rachael and And... J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We drove here and typed in Fairy Glen Hotel into our satnav, but soon saw a sign on a sharp corner for the fairy glen - up a gravel drive towards some B&Bs. There is a dedicated carpark right there and you pay £1 for...More

Thank expressive-one
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A relatively short walk across some private (well surfaced and fenced) farmland, followed by some quite steep and potentially slippery natural stone steps down into the fairy glen for a good view of the river gorge. Nice wee riverside walk extension takes you back to...More

1  Thank Mairi C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful stop at the Fairy Glen. Looked for brownies, pixies and woodland creatures, but just found a gorgeous little waterfall and peaceful surroundings. Didn't see any trolls either. Was a small hike, but worth the journey. Enjoy.

1  Thank jcwbesq
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a long walk from the carpark to get to this place, so it's not really suitable for young kids, old and disabled. There are no hand rails down into the Glen either and it is quite steep and dangerous, even for the able bodied....More

Thank DarrenDring
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful walk, you go through a couple of fields and along the river bank before getting to the fairy glen, it is slippery and quite steep but well worth the views at the bottom. So peaceful. The car park is £1 and...More

Thank Velmz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a "must" if you are staying in Cumrog Isaf Farm B&B although the general public can access it for 50p and there is a convenient car park

Thank Weald
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently visited this location to chill out on a hot afternoon. For a nominal fee access is gained to a pleasant, short stroll, some nice falls (the water was a bit low at the time of our visit) and the option to extend the...More

Thank ZakZapper
Reviewed 16 June 2017

This little gem of a beauty spot is hidden away from the main tourist routes and you'll only find it if you know it's there. I have been wanting to photograph this location for a number of years and finally managed to get around to...More

Thank brick_driver
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Stephen C
31 March 2017|
Response from teresanorth | Reviewed this property |
He's shy
claire q
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
5 August 2016|
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Response from martinsanders2806 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, any time of the year