Swallow Falls, Betws-y-Coed

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Originally known as the Foaming Waterfall, the cascading waterfall system of Swallow Falls offers dramatic views from various vantage points. Take the hiking trail to the top of the falls, which includes many rest areas for taking pictures or picnicking. While the view is more impressive with more rainfall, it can also make for treacherous footing. The falls are accessible by car or on foot from the nearby town of Betws and Coed. Be sure to carry coins for parking and entrance fees as change is not given. There is a small public house in a hotel across the street if you feel like having a warm drink after the hike. Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Betws-y-Coed trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.
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  • If your passing through Betws-y-Coed on the A5 this is definitely worth a quick visit. A nominal charge to get in and you can park for free in the lay-by nearby. Pretty fall that can be viewed from... 
    If your passing through Betws-y-Coed on the A5 this is definitely worth a quick visit. A nominal charge to get in and you can park for free in the lay-by nearby. Pretty fall that can be viewed from...  more »
  • We walked up from the village. It was a much steeper incline but worth the walk when we got to the top. It's about a 3 mile+ walk up - its was much quicker going back downhill! There is a charge to.....  more
    We walked up from the village. It was a much steeper incline but worth the walk when we got to the top. It's about a 3 mile+ walk up - its was much quicker going back downhill! There is a charge to.....  more »
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  • Brilliant place to visit. Never fails to amaze me just how beautiful nature can be. Anyone who has not been there doesn't realise what they are missing. Have been going there for over 50 years now. Still awe inspiring. Please make an effort to go. You will not be disappointed. Plus, besides the falls itself, there are some wonderful wooded walks to enjoy also. Truly one of the wonders of Wales.
  • We wanted to visit a waterfall that's easy to reach with my small children. This one ticks all the boxes! Easy parking, just a short walk from the parking space, beautiful view to take photos. Really recommended if you want an easy to reach place.

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