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Precipice Walk

Start at Saithgroesffordd Car Park | Nannau Estate, Llanfachreth, Snowdonia National Park, Dolgellau, Wales
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Just gorgeous

Easy walk but the views are to die for Take your time and enjoy The monument seat is worth 10... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
StevieBCheshire
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Cheshire
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Mrs R H

The most stunningly beautiful walk one could possibly enjoy.We were all thoroughly in awe of the... read more

Reviewed March 8, 2018
rhian h
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“stunning views” (28 reviews)
“car park” (33 reviews)
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Start at Saithgroesffordd Car Park | Nannau Estate, Llanfachreth, Snowdonia National Park, Dolgellau, Wales
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"stunning views"
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"mawddach estuary"
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"car park"
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"anti clockwise"
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"steep drop"
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"follow the path"
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"scary bit"
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"your feet"
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"small stretch"
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"visiting dolgellau"
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"fear of heights"
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"surrounding hills"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Easy walk but the views are to die for Take your time and enjoy The monument seat is worth 10 minutes of anyone’s time Boots essential

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Reviewed March 8, 2018 via mobile

The most stunningly beautiful walk one could possibly enjoy.We were all thoroughly in awe of the views walk,llyn Cynwch ,the fresh air,total freedom,it was also the sunniest of Febuary days

Thank rhian h
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Reviewed February 23, 2018 via mobile

We completed this walk (the original, not the new one) in 1 and 3/4 hours. The oldest member of our party is 70 and the youngest is 5. There is next to no climbing and it’s a very gentle walk. The views of the estuary...More

3  Thank Mum_of_2_Stockport
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Reviewed January 29, 2018 via mobile

I was here in September 1999, and came back to show my daughters in 2017. It was as stunning as I'd remembered. A relatively flat walk that loops around a mountain peak. You'll pass friendly sheep, a lake, views into the valley, and views all...More

3  Thank Brian H
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Reviewed January 22, 2018

This is a stunning walk, took us a leisurely 3 hours to do, but we stopped numerous time to take in the views and have snacks. Its a circular walk, not too arduous, but need decent shoes, only one small stretch that was a bit...More

2  Thank Catriona Y
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Reviewed December 29, 2017

We were concerned about doing this walk in winter, if it is a precipice and it is wet and slippy ....... could be difficult. But having done some research we ventured out and it was well worth it. The first joy was to find the...More

1  Thank MissH81
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Reviewed November 23, 2017 via mobile

Wales is wonderful, but of course wet in November. Still, we were determined to do some walking. The Precipice Walk is just right when rain and mild winds can be felt. Weather proof clothing, good boots and walking sticks are a must though. The walk...More

Thank Linda V
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Reviewed October 30, 2017

Easy to access the walk via the car park. The path was quite muddy but with good footwear was quite easy to navigate. Great views when not concentrating on where your putting your feet and its easy to understand why the walk is so named...More

Thank Sportychev
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Reviewed October 6, 2017 via mobile

Nice walk. Can be a bit muddy, and there are a few bits that people will struggle with if they have vertigo. We followed instructions from the village but it didn't mention a car park which I recommend using instead of walking up from the...More

Thank costasavva
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Reviewed October 3, 2017 via mobile

It can be a bit scary need to watch the children a lot of the time! There's car parks both ends it's a lovely walk otherwise "don't be scared be prepared" !

Thank John R
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Lonerangerlone87
August 14, 2015|
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Response from LickyL | Reviewed this property |
Hi. The car park is quite easy to find. I have posted the sat nav postcode in my review and it takes you right there. Its not well signposted from the road as I recall. The car park is literally a few yards from the start... More
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