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Swallow Falls

Snowdonia National Park, Betws-y-Coed, Wales
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Impressive waterfall

It does what it says on the tin. It's an impressive cascade-type waterfall. It costs £1.50 to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Paul S
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Doncaster, UK
You have to pay to see nature

Went to see swallow falls as we were passing. Lovely waterfall with great picnic places it’s just a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Louise W
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These falls add to Betws-y-Coed's already great rustic beauty.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Snowdonia National Park, Betws-y-Coed, Wales
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It does what it says on the tin. It's an impressive cascade-type waterfall. It costs £1.50 to view. That's it!

Thank Paul S
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went to see swallow falls as we were passing. Lovely waterfall with great picnic places it’s just a shame that you have to pay to be enclosed in a small area. It does have three viewing points which were nice. Wouldn’t take a detour to...More

Thank Louise W
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this naturals attraction whilst in the area. It’s is very impressive to say the least. The power of the water falling was awe inspiring. The only criticism I have is for the entry barrier. Not the most sophisticated piece of equipment and unattended....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped at Betws-y-coed for lunch on the way home from Llandudno and visited the falls. Photos definitely don’t do it justice, it’s just beautiful. It’s a small space to walk around, but a lovely way to spend half an hour if you’re nearby. There...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Really nice and powerful experience - lots of stairs so a bit harder for older people and small children. need some change only £1.50 per person for entrance.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very impressive falls A must-see if you're in the area. Not much to explore other than that so you may only spend 20mins here, but there are areas where you could have a picnic etc so you could stay longer. We couldn't see much parking...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely worth a visit and opportunity for great photos. There is £1.50 entrance fee per person, which I was quite happy to pay. Swallow Falls hotel opposite for great food and drink.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well worth the entrance fee of £1.50 per adult and 50p per child. The falls are incredible, especially after all the rain we’ve had over the past few weeks.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Last Saturday we took a trip to Swallow Falls - 4 adults plus 2 dogs. The falls are sensational and well worth a visit. However the entrance/ exit arrangements are dangerous and should be sorted as a matter of urgency. After a half hour or...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Walked from Betws-y-Coed along the river to Swallow Falls. It took us a few hours due to us exploring & stopping at The Ugly House for food. It really was a truly stunning setting & well worth the hike. My only negative is the £1.50...More

Thank Denise M
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bethan69x
March 13, 2018|
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Response from Luke M | Reviewed this property |
there is single person turnstiles here so not sure you'd fit through
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MrandMrsE2017
December 30, 2017|
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Response from Lin4d | Reviewed this property |
We don't have a dog so am not certain, although we did se people with dogs on our walk. However, if dogs are permitted it would be dangerous to let them off the lead as they could fall into the fast flowing river
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Hannah T
November 5, 2017|
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Response from CathyHolloway | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think it’s ever manned.
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