Four falls trail

A Ystradfellte walk posted on 10/06/19 by Aurelie-21. Update : 16/07/19

This trail leads you to Sgwd-yr-Eira, Sgwd y Pannwr, Sgwd Isaf Clun-Gwyn and Sgwd Clun-Gwyn.

Technical sheet
Calculated time Calculated time: 2h55[?]
Distance Distance : 8.29km
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 226m
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 233m
Highest point Highest point : 333m
Lowest point Lowest point : 172m
Average Difficulty : Average
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Location Location : Ystradfellte
Starting point Starting point : N 51.79976° / W 3.544792°
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Waterfall Path

Description

Park at Gwaun Hepste Pay and Display car park.

(D/A) The walk starts by the path next to the parking meter.

(1) Turn left.

(2) Turn right and follow the main track until you see stairs going down on the left side.

(3) Turn left to access Sgwd-yr-Eira. It's the most well-known waterfall of the area, as you can walk right behind its thundering curtain of water. Then, go back to (3) and turn left.

(4) When the path splits, take the one on the left, which is going down to Sgwd y Pannwr and Sgwd Isaf Clun-Gwyn. Then, go back to (4) and turn left.

(5) Turn left and walk few meters down to see Sgwd Clun-Gwyn. Go back to (5) and then, take the path on your right to be back at (1)

(1) Walk back to the car park (D/A)

Waypoints :
D/A : km 0 - alt. km 0 - Gwaun Hepste car park - Gwaun Hepste car park
1 : km 1.89 - alt. km 1.89 - Turn left
2 : km 2.74 - alt. km 2.74 - Turn right
3 : km 2.95 - alt. km 2.95 - Access to Sgwd-yr-Eira - Access to Sgwd-yr-Eira
4 : km 3.75 - alt. km 3.75 - Access to Sgwd y Pannwr and Sgwd Isaf Clun-Gwyn - Access to Sgwd y Pannwr and Sgwd Isaf Clun-Gwyn
5 : km 6.25 - alt. km 6.25 - Access to Sgwd Clun-Gwyn
D/A : km 8.28 - alt. km 8.28 - Gwaun Hepste car park - Gwaun Hepste car park

Useful Information

Gwaun Hepste car park costs £4, cash only.

Hikideas and this author cannot be held responsible in the case of accidents or problems occuring on this walk.

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