Devil's Bridge Falls

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Graham J
Nuneaton, UK1,788 contributions
Apr 2022
If you do the waterfall fall walk it starts too close to the bridge to see it well or take good photos. The walk itself is great with spectacular scenery. I'd go back and do it again.
Written 17 May 2022
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Vickers55
Cambridge, UK532 contributions
May 2022 • Couples
Wonderfull falls and bridges. A few steps up and down but good rails. Well worth a visit. And very good value at 2 pounds for short walk
Written 11 May 2022
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cliff_taylor
Stafford, UK324 contributions
May 2022
Called in on route to elsewhere for a stretch, what a great find, never heard of these falls and the bridge 2 days before we went. The bridge and its history was so interesting, and the punchbowl side of the fall s was so scenic, really weird rock patterns set by the water flows, great scenery, well worth a visit.
Written 5 May 2022
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inazumarina
Berkhamsted, UK224 contributions
Apr 2022 • Solo
Beautiful falls. The walk was quite easy imo, but definitely may be harder for those less fit and with mobility issues as the steps are very steep in places. The length is short, though it took me an hour with all the viewing stops on.
Some absolutely stunning flora here, including many types of moss and liverwort.
£4 for the main route during opening hours, which was unavoidable for me with no coins. Okay value.
£2 in coins for the punch bowl route, I went there at dusk and it was very pretty too.
Main con was that there was an extremely large uhhh poo on the waterfalls route, right on the track. I sincerely hope it was an enormous dog. Not the fault of the venue, but some visitors are very much disrespectful. Cig butts in the flowers and moss was pretty grim too.
Written 26 April 2022
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Cherriesfan99
Cheltenham, UK419 contributions
Apr 2022
Just what you would expect from an tourist attraction that has been around for two centuries, many many steps along well defined paths with safety rails, but still very steep. This is well compensated by great views of majestic waterfalls and torrents descending down from the Cambrian Mountains. Hard work for the elderly or infirmed / those with mobility issues, but so worthwhile. Steam railway access nearby, and carparking close (up the hill of course).
Written 24 April 2022
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Bailey T
Nottingham, UK72 contributions
Mar 2022 • Couples
We visited on a cold and rainy morning off season, parking in the provided car park and entering via the turnstiles (£2 per person as 2x £1 coins) as it is only manned from 9:45 onwards. The price doubles when manned.

We completed the nature trail walk in the suggested 45 minute timeframe although we do tend to walk fast and as the only people there we weren't waiting for anyone etc on the stairs. There are a lot of stairs. Steep, slippery and uneven stairs with somewhat questionable handrail provision at times.

We would agree with reviews stating that the nature trail walk is not suitable for children, pets or anyone with mobility issues - this is no fault of the organisers - it's just that steep and challenging a terrain. That said, there were generally frequent places to stop and catch your breath. We cannot comment on the shorter punchbowl walk.

There is a tea room, pub, ice cream shop and kiosk at the top although these were closed when we visited due to the time and season.
Written 3 March 2022
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Carl rix
Swansea, UK27 contributions
May 2021
Nice place to visit but expect a lot of steps. They very steep and can be slippery. Not really suitable for people with mobility problems. The bridge itself if viewed at the start of the walk the rest of the walk is down the waterfall and then back up again. There is another short walk the other side of the road but that was closed when i was there
Written 17 January 2022
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allliemk
UK221 contributions
Sep 2021
The only thing I can liken this walk to is being in labour and giving birth! 625 steep, uneven and slippery stone steps and a wet metal handrail through drizzling rain. However much my partner encouraged me and urged me on, I knew that only I could complete the walk - and there was no going back or quick exit out a side door! Probably the most un-Disneyfied attraction I've ever been to. However, the views are definitely worth it and the sense of achievement when you've completed it are second to none!
As other reviewers have said, it's certainly not suitable for anyone who is unfit, infirm, with any medical conditions, toddlers, or dogs!
It wasn't so much the length of the walk, or even the steepness of the steps (both up and down hill), but the uneven rockiness of the steps which were also slick with rain - one false move and you'll be tumbling down the hill like Jack and Jill!
There are plenty of places to stop and take photos - and a breather!
Written 29 October 2021
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Sarah M
17 contributions
Oct 2021 • Friends
Ladies who run the shop qnd thr ticket entry place collaborated and trying to stop people using the toilets. Lady at ticket office lied saying someone in there and kept saying to go use toilet at hotel whilst lady in shop said disabled toilet in her shop not working yet found her son using it. Explained had a bowel disease and needed to use the toilet but this this resulted in the shop keeper screaming and shouting as us after we made a complaint once we discovered both toilets were qctuaĺly working fine. Ruined our day out qjd disrupted the other 7 in the group. My mother who is 67 had gotten stuck on steps to waterfalls as she is frightened of heights and was ringing us to come being her back up. We delayed by 20 mins due to these ladies that lie to avoid having to clean the toilets after use. Won't go there again.
Written 24 October 2021
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sally j
Chelmsford, UK1,413 contributions
Sep 2021
This is a great place to visit, as long as you are fit, there are 625 steps, they are uneven and slippery at times, but the views of the falls are amazing.
Written 5 October 2021
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