Rhiwargor Waterfall

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This spectacular high waterfall, one of the hidden gems of Wales, gushes down the heather clad slopes of the valley of Afon Eiddew, near Lake Vyrnwy, known locally as Pistyll Rhyd-y-meincau, it is commonly known as Rhiwargor Waterfall.

Rhiwargor WaterfallRhiwargor Waterfall

One of the highest of the falls surrounding Lake Vyrnwy, the waterfall is situated at the northern end of the lake and can be reached by a short walk from the Rhiwargor Waterfall car park.

A walk to Rhiwargor Waterfall

Distance -around 2 miles

Duration - around an hour

*From the Rhiwargor Waterfall car park at the northern end of Lake Vyrnwy, follow the path that leads up along the valley of the Afon Eiddew, following the course of the stream and crossing a wooden bridge to reach the waterfall. This walk is mainly on the flat with only small ascents.

Snowdonia National Park

*Either retrace your steps to return or take the forest track to return to the car park.

Afon Eiddew