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Burial Chamber

Ceunant Mawr

Conway Falls
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Mount Snowdon
Nant Gwynant Pass
Swallow Falls
Sygun Copper Mines

Swallow Falls

OS gid ref. SH 776 591

Swallow Falls is the highest continuous waterfall in Wales. The falls are set on the River Llugwy two miles west of Betws-y-Coed along the A5 to Capel Curig, in the beautiful Gwydir Forest.

Swallow Falls

Swallow Fall's is one of Snowdonia's most visited sights. Rising among the towering peaks of Carnedd Llewellyn the River Llugwy runs eastward towards Capel Curig and Betws-y-Coed, before reaching Swallow falls, which has long been one of the most visited beauty spots in the area.

Swallow Falls

The waterfall can be reached from the car park on the other side of the A5, where there are viewing platforms and safety rails, an alternative approach on foot can be taken along the north bank of the river, which is a spectacular, if difficult to traverse walk.

A walk through the Gwydyr Forest to Swallow Falls

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