North Wales Sights

Advertisement

Guidebooks

Pistyll Rhaeadr

Pistyll Rhaeadr Review

The peat-brown water of Pistyll Rhaeadr, the highest waterfall in Wales, thunders down a 290-foot double cascade. When you're driving on the B4500 between Llangollen and Llanwddyn, take the road leading northwest from the town of Llanrhaeadr ym Mochnant, in the peaceful Tanat Valley. It was near here that, in 1588, the Bible was translated into Welsh—one of the key moments that helped to ensure the survival of the language. The waterfall is 4 miles up the road.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Llangollen
  • Location: Llangollen
Updated: 06-10-2013

Fodorite Reviews

Be the first to review this property

Advertisement

View more trip reports

  • Getting from London to Southhampton

    Does anyone have a suggestion as to the best, and most inexpensive way to travel from Gatwick or Heathrow to the Southhampton Pier to catch a ship for the start of a cruise? Read more

View more travel discussions

· News & Features

View more blog stories