Sgwd Yr Eira Waterfall

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Recommended by 12 out of 12 hikers


  • Dan

    Sgwd Yr Eira is the star attraction of the Brecon Beacons' much-loved 'Waterfall Country' walk. Meaning 'fall of snow' in Welsh, it tumbles over the 50 foot (15.2 metre) tall cliff like a beautiful veil of water. What makes this waterfall so special, though, is that you can walk behind it - a truly incredible thing to experience. Take care, though. The path behind the waterfall is rocky and slippery - and wet! Make sure you have decent walking boots and waterproofs.

    • 30/10/2018

  • Gerrit

    The trail passes behind the waterfall, so you can see the valley through the waterfall.

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    • 25/07/2017

  • Paule Von Dingenskirchen

    Great refreshment behind the waterfall! But be sure to pack sturdy shoes!

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    • 12/02/2018

  • Scott

    A great walk but make sure you have good hiking shoes and loads to drink. It is really rocky in parts and by the waterfall but brilliant views.

    • 31/08/2018

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Location: in Powys, Wales, United Kingdom

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