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Afon Cynfal waterfall walk — Southern Snowdonia

Afon Cynfal waterfall walk — Southern Snowdonia

8.31 mi
2.2 mph
1,100 ft
1,100 ft
Intermediate Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.

Tour Overview

Llan Ffestiniog

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0.84 mi
3.18 mi

Rhaeadr y Cwm

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5.44 mi

Bryn y Castell

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8.31 mi

Llan Ffestiniog

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Tour Profile


Mountain Hiking Path: 0.38 mi
Hiking Path: 2.41 mi
Path: 3.22 mi
Street: 0.54 mi
Road: 1.52 mi
State Road: 434 yd


Unpaved: 2.83 mi
Paved: 1.53 mi
Asphalt: 0.43 mi
Unknown: 3.52 mi

Weather Forecast


planned a hike.

July 6, 2022


  • This is a lovely walk that follows part of the Snowdonia Slate Trail alongside the Afon Cynfal through a scenic wooded gorge to the spectacular Rhaeadr y Cwm waterfall. On the way back, you pay a quick visit to the lovely Llyn Morwynion and Bryn y Castell, an Iron Age Hillfort.


    From Llan Ffestiniog, you

    July 12, 2022

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