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“Beautiful nature and magical place”

Pwll-y-wrach Nature Reserve
Ranked #2 of 3 things to do in Talgarth
Certificate of Excellence
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Leominster, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Beautiful nature and magical place”
Reviewed 28 February 2014

We loved our walk down to the waterfall along the 'easy' path and then had a very muddy walk back along the river. Despite the mud, it was a thoroughly delightful place and great place to walk. We felt very close to the nature spirits and the devas.

Visited February 2014
Thank Lisa G
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English first
Mid Wales
Level 4 Contributor
40 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“An interesting walk”
Reviewed 6 July 2013

There is a small parking area and an easy access path down to the river. However, if you want to visit the waterfall, you will need to be prepared for rough paths and sometimes steep drops. However it is well worth visiting if you are able to get to it. Even if you can't, this is a nice broadleaf woodland and well worth a visit.

Visited June 2013
4 Thank silverscribe
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Brecon Beacons National Park, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Peaceful retreat - lovely walk”
Reviewed 14 April 2013

A little gem of a wild and peaceful woodland walk to the waterfall. Narrow road to the start but you can park further away and walk. Great when the waterfall is frozen in winter.

3 Thank ValMeredith
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South Wales
Level 6 Contributor
185 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“A wonderfully tranquil place”
Reviewed 20 March 2012

The nature reserve is 8.5 hectares of beautiful ancient woodland, which slopes down to the banks of the River Ennig. At the eastern end of the reserve the river plunges over a spectacular waterfall into a dark pool below, known as the "witches pool" from which the reserve gets it name.
The nearest town is Talgarth and the reserve's grid reference is OS map sheet 161. Grid reference S0 165 326
The reserve is an open access reserve, so you are allowed to visit the reserve on foot for the quiet enjoyment of the wildlife present. A surfaced easy access path, with a gradient suitable for people in wheelchairs and pushchairs, leads from the small car park (beware - room for just 3-4 cards!) into the heart of the reserve. From here, a more uneven and sometimes muddy path leads to the main waterfall. A network of other unsurfaced trails run around the reserve.
Photographers - for the best light, visit in the afternoon when the sun reaches the gorge and waterfall.

Visited March 2012
5 Thank Ingenius
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