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Fun gorge with steeply sloping bridge and pools. The best pool and waterfall is 100m upstream with some good jumps; some easy riverside scrambling required.

Heading W out of Betws on A5, take L to park in Rhes Dolydd street (LL24 0BU). Cross A5 and continue W 40m to find stone stile and steps down to river. After 100m reach Miner’s Bridge stairs. Head upstream. Or walk from Betws bridge on the far river path (L bank), 1 mile. 10 mins, 53.0962, -3.8238

from Wild Guide to Wales (Wild Things Publishing, 2018)
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  • Added: 12/08/2018

    Absolutely gorgeous gorge swimming. We arrived here on an evening stroll from Betws-y-coed and just had to leap in and swim. Guessing it gets busy during the daytime but absolutely blissful on a quiet evening.

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