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Wondrous waterfalls of Wales

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Our seven glorious Wales holiday parks are divided between the North and South coast of Wales, providing the perfect gateway to explore the breathtaking waterfalls that decorate the Welsh countryside. 

From cascading torrents hidden within lush forests to majestic falls framed by rugged cliffs, these natural wonders offer a serene escape for visitors seeking a connection with nature and often form viewpoints on some of the best walking routes in the country.

Pistyll Rhaeadr

Pistyll Rhaeadr

Address: Tanypistyll, Llanrhaeadr-ym-Mochnant, Oswestry SY10 0BZ 

East of Snowdonia National Park is Pistyll Rhaeadr, Wales' tallest waterfall, plunging 80 metres in three majestic stages. Surrounded by verdant hills and woodlands, this enchanting waterfall provides a picturesque setting for a tranquil day trip. Enjoy a scenic walk to the falls, capturing the beauty of the Berwyn Mountains along the way, before you settle down for refreshments, at the nearby tearoom on reaching the falls.

Aber Falls

Aber Falls

Address: Abergwyngregyn, Llanfairfechan LL33 0LP 

Situated in the foothills of the Carneddau mountain range in the very north of Snowdonia. A well-marked trail leads you through beautiful countryside to this 36-metre cascade. The falls are surrounded by lush vegetation, and you’ll be able to take in panoramic views of the Snowdonia National Park.

Conwy Falls

Conwy Falls

Address: A5, Betws-y-Coed LL24 0PN 

Nestled in the heart of Snowdonia National Park, Conwy Falls, or Rhaeadr Y Graig Lwyd, is within an hour’s drive from Greenacres Holiday Park. Set amidst ancient woodlands, the falls are a spectacular sight, with the Conwy River tumbling over rugged rocks. Enjoy the woodland trails, viewing platforms and footbridges that offer stunning vantage points of the falls and surrounding gorge.

Swallow Falls

Address: Snowdonia National Park, Swallow Falls, Betws-y-Coed LL24 0DW 

Reached in under an hour from Hafan y Mor, Swallow Falls is another popular attraction surrounded by ancient forest. The Afon Llugwy River dramatically descends in a series of frothing cascades, providing a captivating natural spectacle. A narrow, rocky but well-maintained footpath leads up to the viewpoints of these impressive falls.

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Sgwd Yr Eira Waterfall

Sgwd Yr Eira Waterfall

Address: Neath SA11 5US 

The highlight of the renowned 'Waterfall Country' walk in the Brecon Beacons, Sgwd Yr Eira, meaning 'fall of snow' in Welsh, cascades like a delicate veil of water over a 15-metre cliff. What sets this waterfall apart is the opportunity to walk behind it, providing a truly remarkable experience. Exercise caution on the rocky, wet, and slippery path behind the falls. Make sure you wear sturdy walking boots and waterproofs for a safe exploration. 

Tresaith Beach Waterfall

Tresaith Beach Waterfall

Address: Afon Saith, Cardigan SA43 2JL 

Just a 20-minute drive down the coast from Quay West Holiday Park, Tresaith boasts a captivating waterfall where the river meets the sea. Venturing below the waterfall reveals another beach but beware of tides that may cut off access. 

Cardigan Bay, renowned for dolphin and seal sightings, adds to the allure of this coastal gem. Visiting Tresaith Beach Waterfall is a magical sensory experience, allowing you to hear the powerful rush of water, catch glimpses of rainbows in the sunlight, feel the refreshing spray, and breathe in the invigorating sea air.

Henrhyd Falls

Address: Dol Henrhyd, Coelbren, Neath SA10 9PH 

Managed by the National Trust, Henrhyd Falls stands proudly as the tallest waterfall in South Wales, offering a mesmerising spectacle for hiking fans and nature enthusiasts. With a breathtaking drop of 27 metres into a wooded gorge, the waterfall is a testament to the natural beauty of the region. 

Adventurous visitors can even explore behind the cascading water, though be careful of potentially slippery rocks. Keep a keen eye out for the presence of birds such as woodpeckers, tree creepers, warblers, and wrens, adding a delightful soundtrack to your hiking experience.

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