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Aber Falls

A leisurely walk (riverside) in national park Snowdonia in Clwyd, Wales, about 1.60km (0.99 mi) long with an estimated walking time of about 0:30. It is unsuitable for families with children, prams & pushchairs, wheelchairs.
Elevation Profile
Gain 57m (187ft)
Loss 57m (187ft)
Max. Elevation 90m (295ft)
Elevation (total) 114m (374ft)
Start & End
Abergwyngregyn
Distance 1.60km
(0.99mi)
Duration ~0:30
Difficulty  
Leisurely
Ordnance Survey Map
1Created by driver 16 on 09 Nov 2010
Jarrold Short Walks No. 14, Snowdania Walk No. 7, to the beautiful Aber Falls.

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Waypoints

OS Grid SH655727
Start of the walk.
Bont Newydd About 0.15 km (~0.09 miles) from
OS Grid SH656726
There's a single arch bridge spanning the Afon (river) Rhaeadr-fawr; turn through a gate to follow the riverside path through woodland, which leads to a wooden footbrige. Go through a gate onto the main track up the valley.
Visitor Centre About 0.23 km (~0.14 miles) from
OS Grid SH658725
There is a model view of the walk, examples of trees in the area and a cutaway section of a tree to show its rings. Afterwards, stay on the main path.
Mini charcoal burner About 0.18 km (~0.11 miles) from
OS Grid SH660724
This shows the various stages in charcoal production. Stay on the main path.
Excavations About 0.16 km (~0.1 miles) from
OS Grid SH661723
Archeologists excavating here found the foundations of an habitation.
The falls About 0.09 km (~0.06 miles) from
OS Grid SH661722
Very accessable - feel the spray if it has rained heavily before your visit. Rest, have a picnic perhaps, before re-tracing your steps to the start.
Abergwygregyn again About 0.79 km (~0.49 miles) from
OS Grid SH656728
Back to the town for the bus home.

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09 Nov 2010
Beautiful

Aber Falls is a beautiful spot. I have been here several times. You can also finish this walk with a stroll along the North Wales coast - best recommended with a bag of chips.

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