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Fairy Glen

Snowdonia National Park, Betws-y-Coed, Wales
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A hidden fairy tale place in Wales.

went to this place last week, and it really made my day, was very peaceful to watch the river... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2017
Sutton, United Kingdom
Not much to write home about

We wanted a short walk from Betws-y-coed and found the one to Fairy Glen. It was pretty enough but... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2017
South Shields
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This deep gorge is surrounded by a seemingly endless expanse of scenic beauty.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
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“honesty box” (53 reviews)
“magical place” (23 reviews)
“riverside walk” (24 reviews)
Snowdonia National Park, Betws-y-Coed, Wales
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

went to this place last week, and it really made my day, was very peaceful to watch the river flowing and the scenery is surreal, if you want to visit search for fairy glen gorge which will make it easier to find the place.It is...More

Thank Anieshprasad
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

We wanted a short walk from Betws-y-coed and found the one to Fairy Glen. It was pretty enough but felt like I had seen better around the lake district etc. Plus the route down the steps was pretty treacherous. No sign of the fairy troll...More

Thank taly_70uk
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

We saw this on our map and decided to visit. It is without doubt the most stunningly beautiful gorge. Moss covered tree lined paths lead you to an outstanding place of natural beauty, an absolute must visit

Thank MrsUmbels
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Beautiful water falls and walks of varying lengths/suitability for various types of walkers. Walk alongside the river, perfect to stop for a picnic.

Thank Penfold9999
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

The walk is very pretty and enjoyable for a 1 hour stop if you're nearby. However I was a bit put off by the fact that they charge per car and per person, yet refused to let us wash our hands in their bathroom afterwards...More

Thank Emma S
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped here on the way to Snowdon. Great little walk and a nice introduction to North Wales. Be sure not to miss the start of the walk (as I did!), turn right at the donations box! The walk is around a 1 mile loop and...More

Thank bob_e70
Reviewed 5 September 2017

I enjoyed my short but steep walk to the water, well worth the effort. Although you need to take care as the rocks jut out all around. There is a 50p entry fee to help maintain the walk.

Thank Jayne101_12
Reviewed 5 September 2017

...I may have been reincarnated as one had I tried to go any further down the very treacherous slopes to get there. It starts out as a simple path way winding it's way up and down the land. It then evolves into a muddy, slippery,...More

Thank ItchyPigeon
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Came here with a couple of friends to see "magical" place, but when we came here, there was nothing magical, just a nice place by the river, some rocks in the river where you can climb up to take a photo.

Thank Antanas V
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

This is private land, so the walks are not fenced off. Glen itself maybe not suitable for dogs/ really young children, but river walk is lovely. Found several "fairies" on close review of photos when we got back.. Having read the reviews on here, we...More

Thank Kev & S
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Questions & Answers
26 August 2017|
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Response from David M | Reviewed this property |
It's a carrier job the steps can get slippery down to the river
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