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Fairy Glen

Snowdonia National Park, Betws-y-Coed, Wales
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Imbecile gatekeeper

Paid £1.50 plus an extra 80p into the 'honesty box' as it was loose change and thought nothing more... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2018
SimonPeterKing
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Ludlow, United Kingdom
Absolutely stunning

You absolutely must visit this stunning place. It is like a fairytale, so incredibly beautiful. And... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2018
Neil H
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This deep gorge is surrounded by a seemingly endless expanse of scenic beauty.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
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“car park” (48 reviews)
“riverside walk” (26 reviews)
“magical place” (24 reviews)
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Snowdonia National Park, Betws-y-Coed, Wales
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"car park"
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"riverside walk"
in 26 reviews
"magical place"
in 24 reviews
"the river"
in 86 reviews
"per person"
in 40 reviews
"lovely walk"
in 27 reviews
"on the rocks"
in 11 reviews
"short walk"
in 24 reviews
"sturdy shoes"
in 5 reviews
"picnic benches"
in 5 reviews
"steep steps"
in 19 reviews
"stone steps"
in 5 reviews
"beautiful spot"
in 8 reviews
"conwy falls"
in 13 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 14 reviews
"well worth the effort"
in 6 reviews
"natural beauty"
in 8 reviews
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Reviewed 19 April 2018

Paid £1.50 plus an extra 80p into the 'honesty box' as it was loose change and thought nothing more of it. Was chased down the path and told i'd used a fake pound coin, then asked to leave, despite putting in extra money in the...More

4  Thank SimonPeterKing
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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

You absolutely must visit this stunning place. It is like a fairytale, so incredibly beautiful. And so well kept.

Thank Neil H
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

Stopped off at the Fair-y-glen gorge walk with the wife & kids. £1 for parking and 50p for anyone over 5 years old. Whilst it was a nice walk - even in the rain, we did feel it didn't live up to its billing. The...More

Thank 923Dan
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

A very pleasant walk to fairy glen, good pathways but beware the steps down to the river to see the full majesty of the glen are steep and get slippy when wet, not for person with walking disabilities or ill health. But if able its...More

Thank iain f
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Had to visit to see if I could catch a fairy...there's a car park for this and it's free but you can leave a donation for the fairy's master! Nice little walk with some gorgeous views..sadly I hate water beneath me so only went so...More

1  Thank Kathy H
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

Find your own FREE stretch of the river. A walk is a walk, here you are on someone's private land ie. a b&b, and the goblin appears to enjoy spying on you with secret cameras. Avoid. I doubt that children are safe.

5  Thank A N
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

Worth the huge effort to get to see the beautiful gorge at water level. The rocky steps cut into the side of the woodland are not for everyone though. Make sure you have good footwear on and take care on the slippery surfaces.

Thank Chelle_tog
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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Make sure you have change for honesty box ....beautiful walk but quite challenging ricjs at bottom of gorge

Thank Darrell H
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Short walk in a pretty area. Ideal for a stop and picnic spot as we did when visiting the North Wales adventure park. I met the troll who wasn't that bad! For the donation is worth a visit.

Thank James H
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Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

Having only a £20 note and a small amount of change we placed this in the honesty box... After all I wasn't about to pay £20 for the attraction. We were then chased down the path by a woman waving her hands and shouting excuse...More

2  Thank Lydia P
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Linda B
30 March 2018|
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Response from 21476welshthunder | Reviewed this property |
No deffo not strongly wouldnt recommend the rocks are extremly sharp and in full flow the river is fast flowing
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438Caroline
1 March 2018|
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Response from Jeffrey K | Reviewed this property |
Your dog will probably hike it better then a human lol
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Laurenjames07
26 August 2017|
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Response from Nat D | Reviewed this property |
The one we stayed in was up two flights of steps. Hope this helps.
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