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Lower Blaen y Glyn

Talybont-on-Usk, Brecon Beacons National Park, Wales
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Fantastic walking up to the waterfall and down the river. Eventually found the remains of a WW2... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tony W
via mobile
Truly Magnificent!

I love this place. After Fan Y Fan Fach, this is my favourite place in the UK. So many fabulous... read more

Reviewed June 10, 2018
chris1855w
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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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“car park” (13 reviews)
“the river” (7 reviews)
“short walk” (2 reviews)
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Talybont-on-Usk, Brecon Beacons National Park, Wales
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic walking up to the waterfall and down the river. Eventually found the remains of a WW2 wellington bomber that had crashed here in 1942. I saw the remains of the plane 45 years ago with my dad although apart from a few bits of...More

1  Thank Tony W
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Reviewed June 10, 2018

I love this place. After Fan Y Fan Fach, this is my favourite place in the UK. So many fabulous waterfalls and all within a very short walk of each other. Can be a little slippery at times but the paths are good and not...More

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Reviewed June 9, 2018

It was abit drizzly when we visited here but scenery just as stunning . We did try the top car park and started to walk up the steep steps but rain and stone made them quite slippy and there were roaming sheep so need dogs...More

1  Thank Lisa G
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Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

A hidden gem in the Brecon Beacons. I enjoyed this place just as much as the four waterfall walk. Free parking. We parked on the lower car park and crossed the river so it was on our left. It offered much better views of the...More

1  Thank lauralovesulots
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Reviewed October 19, 2017 via mobile

We started from the upper car park following a route i printed off online which showed us plenty of waterfalls but didn't give us great directions so Next time I would definitely go to the lower car park!!

3  Thank AliceES25
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Reviewed September 28, 2017 via mobile

Amazing waterfalls and walks across the brecons accessible from here. Lower Blaen y Glyn car park is a base for visitors/hikers of all abilities. However, if your looking to access the Fan y Big/ Pen y Fan trail, use the upper car park. The lower...More

1  Thank James W
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Reviewed September 5, 2017

A (small) carpark just past the bridge, before the hill. If full there may be several other informal places to tuck the odd car, very carefully. Either walk up the track, or follow the river, but the highlight has to be the main large waterfall...More

1  Thank lowryepp
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Reviewed August 18, 2017

Lovely mornings walk. Took a previous reviewer's advice and walked up with the stream on our left, went up past the highest Waterfall. Despite there now being a footbridge over the stream, when we came back down we stayed on the same side of the...More

Thank Sue S
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Reviewed April 10, 2017

We visited this amazing place recently with our cocker spaniel, Jarvis. We parked in the car park and walked along the top path through the forest with the river and falls below. After about 15 minutes of walking we crossed over to the other side...More

3  Thank BOSAngel
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Reviewed September 26, 2016

We cycled to these falls from our holiday cottage, Molly's cottage in Talybont on Usk. The car park was busy and the only place to lock our bikes to was a field fence. the paths are well worn and there are a few early falls...More

Thank chillledout
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Ali L
January 24, 2016|
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Response from ajl1967 | Reviewed this property |
not down to the waterfalls, lots of steps & slippy rocks.
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