However you get there, waterfalls are breathtaking places, and you have 6 beautiful waterfalls to choose from in Snowdonia. 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 6 waterfalls in Snowdonia

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    1

    Swallow Falls

    Hiking Highlight

    The best way to see this spectacular waterfall on the Afon Llugwy is from the northern bank. You follow a narrow, dramatic path with crags overhead and a forbidding abyss …

    Tip by
    Dan
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    2

    Ruins and Waterfalls

    Hiking Highlight (Segment)

    Along the hiking trails to Snowdon's summit you can see a lot of old ruins. Most of them belong to the copper mining companies and slate quarries, which popped out …

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    3

    Aber Falls

    Hiking Highlight

    At 120 feet (37 metres) high, Aber Falls is a spectacular sight indeed. Best seen on a rainy day, the water thunders over the cliff like a curtain of water; …

    Tip by
    Dan
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    4

    Ceunant Mawr Waterfall

    Hiking Highlight

    Unusually quiet for a waterfall of this calibre. We got there (bottom) and there was nobody, good spot for photos, especially with the sun out shining through the trees. Once …

    Tip by
    Tom
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    5

    Rhaeadr Ddu Waterfall path

    Hiking Highlight (Segment)

    This superb waterside path is well-maintained, leisurely and suitable for all. Taking you alongside the turbulent River Gamlan, past the magnificent Rhaeadr Ddu waterfalls and into the Coed Ganllwyd National Nature Reserve, it is fine countryside indeed.

    Tip by
    Dan
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    6

    Conwy falls

    Hiking Highlight

    It’s a beautiful spot that can get busy during peak season. Ensure you’re wearing decent shoes as the path down is uneven and, in places, loose.

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