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Fairy Glen

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Address: Snowdonia National Park, Betws-y-Coed, Wales
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This deep gorge is surrounded by a seemingly endless expanse of scenic...

This deep gorge is surrounded by a seemingly endless expanse of scenic beauty.

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Great walk

You can walk from the top of shallow falls but very steep wouldn't recomened the entrance on the road

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 October 2016
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

You can walk from the top of shallow falls but very steep wouldn't recomened the entrance on the road

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped off here on our way back to Shropshire after climbing Snowdon. Its so beautiful. £1 to park and 50p each which helps cover the cost of maintaining the paths. Its privately owned. I want to thank the owners for selflessly sharing this natural beauty with the public. They have dotted benches around in places where you get the best... More 

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Coral Bay, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Nice easy walk around the area, very picturesque. Quiet sheltered so even when raining the walk is nice. Take a torch for later afternoon/evening as no street lights (you wouldn't want them as they would stand out too much in the natural surroundings)

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

We walked to the Fairy Glen from our guest house in Betws-y-Coed as part of a circular walk and I am glad we did, its beautiful especially after rain. Be sure to take a camera.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Nice little walk down to the water, little bit rocky so be careful when walking down. Charges are ok. 50p per person and £1 for a car. Great for the kids when you get down to the picnic area. So quite and tranquil.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Not sure why there are some bad reviews... maybe they don't see what the good reviewers see :) Well worth a visit! Be careful though...its not a brilliant path down to the gorge. Young children especially need to watched / helped. Certainly no good for toddlers, unless in a backpack type carry frame. One of the UK's hidden gems for... More 

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Burton upon Trent
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Had never visited Fairy Glen before, though had passed it several times whilst visiting Betws-y-Coed.. Earlier reviews will no doubt explain that the car park is situated up a track, just off the main road, and there is a box by the gate leading to the glen that you put £1.00 per car and 50p per person into the slot..... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Such a stunning place. Only a short gentle walk, can be done in half an hour, but as the entrance is 50p (plus £1 for parking) so worth it. Take a picnic so you can sit and admire the scenery!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Definitely worth a visit. Beautiful walk and lovely scenery. The path is easy to follow. A short scenic route to the fairy glen and then a riverside walk back. Not a long walk bit definitely worth a visit

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Saint Albans, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

the kids loved clambering over the boulders, the magical place is a stunning gorge with torrents of water and a picnic site.

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