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Waterfalls in North Wales

However you get there, waterfalls are breathtaking places, and you have 13 beautiful waterfalls to choose from in North Wales. So you can better figure out which one to visit on your next trip outdoors, see photos and tips of each waterfall below — and easily plan your next adventure!

The top 13 waterfalls in North Wales


    Aber Falls

    Hiking Highlight

    Beautiful waterfall on easy way to reach. Returning from there via the North Wales Coast Path more challenging and very promising: Bangor, Menai-Strait, Angelesey with Beaumaris and Puffin Island

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    Tip by Cornelius

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    Little frequented yet undoubtedly beautiful, Cwm Cynfal Nature Reserve and the cascading Cynfal Falls (Rhaeadr Cynfal) are an utter delight. The Afon Cynfal tumbles through a dramatic wooded gorge, where …

    Tip by Alex Foxfield

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    Porth Ysgo

    Hiking Highlight

    Porth Ysgo is a little beach hidden in the craggy cliffs of the Llŷn Peninsula. The coast path crosses it and after a lot of rain, the waterfall is quite …

    Tip by Kit P

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    Rhaeadr y Cwm

    Hiking Highlight

    One of Snowdonia's great waterfalls, Rhaeadr y Cwm is a series of impressive cascades. The several falls amount to a total of 350 feet (107 m). A trail runs to …

    Tip by Alex Foxfield

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Map of the Top 13 waterfalls in North Wales

Last updated:
November 28, 2023

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Looking for more great places nearby? See even more amazing waterfalls in North Wales with these guides per region:

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