Walk gw101 Aber Falls (Rhaeadr-fawr) from Bont Newydd

Easy stroll to a stunning waterfall


Route outline for walk gw101:

Bont Newydd  -  Afon Rhaeadr-fawr  -  Aber Falls (Rhaeadr-fawr)  -  Raeadr Bach (Falls)  -  Bont Newydd.



Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

The Afon Rhaeadr-fawr tumbles uninterrupted for 130ft over an outcrop of rock called granophyre (rare in Snowdonia). In Welsh Rhaeadr fawr simply means 'Big Waterfall'.

The Afon Rhaeadr-fawr tumbles uninterrupted for 130ft over an outcrop of rock called granophyre (rare in Snowdonia). In Welsh Rhaeadr-fawr simply means 'Big Waterfall'. While not as impressive as Rhaeadr-fawr, the smaller Rhaeadr-bach waterfall is well worth a visit.

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL17
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 115
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk gw101 Aber Falls (Rhaeadr-fawr) from Bont Newydd

In no particular order . . .

Afon  Goch tumbling down Aber Falls (Rhaeadr-fawr)

Afon Goch tumbling down Aber Falls (Rhaeadr-fawr)

Photo: Alun Lawrence (9)

Aber Falls (Rhaeadr-fawr)

Aber Falls (Rhaeadr-fawr)

Photo: Patrick Cox (3)

Woodland near Aber Falls

Woodland near Aber Falls

Photo: Angela Jones (3)

Snow and ice at Aber Falls (Rhaeadr-fawr)

Snow and ice at Aber Falls (Rhaeadr-fawr)

Photo: Tamalyn Roberts (3)

Aber Falls (Rhaeadr-fawr) - Close up!

Aber Falls (Rhaeadr-fawr) - Close up!

Photo: Patrick Cox (2)

The Afon Rhaeadr-fawr valley from the top of Aber Falls (Rhaeadr-fawr)

The Afon Rhaeadr-fawr valley from the top of Aber Falls (Rhaeadr-fawr)

Photo: Alun Lawrence (23)

Aber Falls (Rhaeadr-fawr)

Aber Falls (Rhaeadr-fawr)

Photo: Alun Lawrence (10)

Aber Falls

Aber Falls

Photo: Angela Jones (1)

Aber Falls

Aber Falls

Photo: Colin White (11)

Afon Rhaeadr-fawr from Bont Newydd

Afon Rhaeadr-fawr from Bont Newydd

Photo: Patrick Cox (1)


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