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Where to Photograph Waterfalls in Wales

We are attempting to list all places where photographers can photograph Waterfalls within Wales. This is the start of a list that will both grow over time and hopefully we will be able to add more columns or information.

Where the names in the first column is hyperlinked this links to a Location page with more information on this site and over time more of these will be added, we will be delighted if some of you would like to also produce location pages.

Codes: Wiki = Wikipedia, NT = National Trust

Note: The external links on this page were last checked and updated in January 2012.



County NGR


Aber Falls
(Rhaeadr Fawr)
Abergwyngregyn Caernarfonshire SH66?70?


Aberdulais Neath Glamorgan SS772995


Afon Giedd Waterfall Glntawe Glamorgan SN817201

Geograph   2nd

Black Falls
(Rhaeadr Du)
Snowdonia Merioneth  


Cenarth Falls
River Teifi
Cenarth Cardiganshire  


Conwy Falls Betws-Y-Coed Caernarfonshire SH808534


Cwmorthin Waterfall Tanygrisiau Merioneth  

7 images 

Wiki Tanygrisiau

Dalgoch Falls Tywyn Gwynedd SH883041


Dyserth Waterfall Dyserth Denbighshire SJ059793

Dyserth Guide


70ft drop
Grey Mare's Tail Waterfall (Rhaeadr y Parc Mawr) Llanrwst Denbighshire SH786

Snowdonia guide

Henrhyd Waterfall Coelbren, Brecon Beacons Brecknockshire SN854122

Wiki  NT

90ft tallest drop in Wales
Heol Senni Heol Senni Brecknockshire SN934203


Horseshoe Falls Llantysilio Hall Denbighshire SJ195433


By Thomas Telford
Llanberis Falls
(Cuenant Mawr Waterfall)
Llanberis Cearnarfonshire SH760450


Maesglase Snowdonia Merioneth  


Ogwen falls
(Rhaeadr Owwen
Snowdonia Caernarfonshire  

Snowdonia Guide

Pistyll Cain Coed y Brenin Forest Caernarfonshire  

Snowdonia Guide

Pistyll Rhaeadr Llanrhaeadr-ym-Mochnant Montgomeryshire SJ072295


Wiki    BBC

240ft tallest overall falls in Wales
Pistyll y Llyn Glasbwll Cardiganshire  


Pystill Gwyn Llanymawddwy Montgomeryshire  


Rhaeadr Cynfal (Huw Llwyd's Pulpit) Ffestiniog Merioneth SH70?41?


Rhaeadr Mawddach Snowdonia Caernarfonshire  


Rhaeadr Myherin Ysbyty Cynfyn Ceredigion  


400 over 8, 230ft largest
Rhaeadr y Cwm Llan Ffestiniog Gwynedd  


400ft over 6, largest 120
Rhiwargor Waterfall (Pistyll Rhyd-y-meincau) Snowdonia Cardiganshire  


Sgwd Clun-Gwyn Falls. Ystradfellte, Brecon Beacons Brecknockshire  


Sgwd Ddwli Brecon Beacons Brecknockshire  


series of small falls
Sgwd Gwladys Waterfall Neath Glamorgan  


Sgwd yr Eira Ystradfellte in Brecon Beacons Brecknockshire  


Swallow Falls Betws-Y-Coed Caernarfonshire SH765576


Wiki  Wiki 2


Sychryd cascades Brecon Beacons Brecknockshire  

UK Attraction

access blocked by rock slide
Tanat Waterfall (Blaen Y Cwm Pistyll) Penant Melangell Gwynedd  


350ft, over 4 drops, largest 100ft
Torrent Walk 2 miles east of Dolgellau Snowdonia Merioneth SH7618


Series of waterfalls
Ystwyth gorge Ysbyty Ystwyth Ceredigion SN724722



Hafod y Llan has a number of waterfalls from the south facing Snowdon watershed

This list will continue to grow as we come across new places. REMEMBER if know of somewhere that you feel is a good place please let us know.

See Also the Waterfalls Section for more articles on waterfalls and how to photograph them as well as links to listings of them by country and individual locations guides.


By: Keith Park Section: Waterfalls Section Key:
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