Aber Falls in Snowdonia has been on my radar on and off for years, but I’ve never made it over to it. I wasn’t even entirely sure where it was and I kept confusing it with another amazing waterfall Pystyll Rhaeder some miles away near the West Coast. I heard there was a great Aber Falls walk there and indeed we found it. One of many infact time to see what all the fuss is about.
Anyway, it’s a wonderful trip, hit read more to see some more lovely pics/text 😉
Parking was fairly limited and it filled up really fast when we got there. Also it cost us £2 to park the car, so don’t forget to take some cash. Admittedly we did go on a Saturday lunch time, which is pretty much peak time, its worth trying to get there earlier.
Once parked, all the routes are well sign posted so it’s literally a case of jumping on one and heading south towards the falls.
There is a huge piece of forest to your left, most of this was closed off due to forestry work when we got there, but I’d love to have popped my head in and had a good explore through it.
It’s a steady walk and it’s mainly gravel path and relatively accessible. I think you could get a push chair up there no problem.
Take a picnic, enjoy this amazing site. It can get a little damp obviously if you’re close due to the spray but hey, that’s part of the fun right? After you’re finished then head back the way you came or alternatively there are some more challenging routes which head west and north-west across the hills.
The car park has picnic benches and toilets which are well maintained but the nearest shop is North in Abergwyngregyn