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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  • Lovely place to visit, beautiful views and very peaceful. £2 each entry which is fine for 2 of us and I assume used to keep the place looking nice. Steps down for better angles and so many nice... 
    Lovely place to visit, beautiful views and very peaceful. £2 each entry which is fine for 2 of us and I assume used to keep the place looking nice. Steps down for better angles and so many nice...  more »
  • Swallow Falls are located a little outside Betws-y-Coed. You can park in a layby by the side of the road. You have to pay a small charge and go through a turnstile to access the falls. From there it.....  more
    Swallow Falls are located a little outside Betws-y-Coed. You can park in a layby by the side of the road. You have to pay a small charge and go through a turnstile to access the falls. From there it.....  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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