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Sgwd Isaf Clun-Gwyn 

Nestled within the breathtaking expanse of the Brecon Beacons National Park in South Wales, Sgwd Isaf Clun-Gwyn emerges as a captivating testament to the region's natural splendour. Translating to "lower fall of the white meadow" in Welsh, this enchanting cascade is also affectionately known as the Lower Clun-Gwyn waterfall.

Location and Height

Perched gracefully along the banks of the River Mellte, Sgwd Isaf Clun-Gwyn stands approximately 10 metres tall, framed by verdant woodland that adds to its picturesque allure. The main woodland trail meanders from the car parks at Pontneddfechan village through the surrounding trees, guiding visitors to the base of the falls where they can marvel at its majestic beauty up close.

Along the way, adventurers are treated to glimpses of other enchanting waterfalls such as Sgwd Uchaf Clun-Gwyn and Sgwd y Pannwr, adding to the allure of the journey.

Paradise for Outdoor Enthusiasts

Renowned as a haven for outdoor enthusiasts, Sgwd Isaf Clun-Gwyn beckons to hikers, photographers, and nature lovers alike. Its inclusion in the Four Waterfalls Walk—a scenic circular route that showcases four of the most breathtaking waterfalls in the Brecon Beacons National Park—only adds to its appeal.

As visitors traverse the waterfalls trail, they are treated to stunning vistas, tranquil woodland, and the soothing symphony of rushing water, creating an unforgettable experience that speaks to the heart of Wales's natural beauty.

Sgwd Isaf Clun-Gwyn

In essence, Sgwd Isaf Clun-Gwyn stands as a testament to the awe-inspiring beauty of the Welsh countryside. Its tranquil surroundings, coupled with its majestic presence, make it a destination that is not to be missed for those seeking solace in the embrace of nature's splendour.

Whether you're a seasoned outdoor enthusiast or simply someone in search of respite from the hustle and bustle of city life, a visit to Sgwd Isaf Clun-Gwyn promises a journey of discovery and rejuvenation amidst the serene landscapes of the Brecon Beacons National Park.

Waterfalls Car Park Options

The best car park to visit these waterfalls is a private field open over the summer months, the nearest post code is SA11 5US. It costs £5 per car to park, from where an easy 10 minute country lane at the far end takes you to see the first waterfall called Sgwd Clun-Gwyn. The main car parks you can use are Gwaun Hepste car park or Cwm Porth car park. These car parks are recognised by the Brecon Beacons National Park but take longer to walk to the waterfalls. It costs £7 per car to park here.  

Difficulty and Ability Required

The trail varies in difficulty, sometimes a small path, small rocks, a large tree, a steep climb, mountains views, with any heavy rain increasing the volume of the water in the four falls but also making it more challenging walking underfoot. If you have the stamina and ability, you will be rewarded with so many Insta-worthy waterfalls walk takes!

 Brecon Beacons National Park

The Brecon Beacons National Park was recently renamed 'Bannau Brycheiniog', which is its Welsh language translation. Its national park status was awarded in 1957 and ensures protection of its living mountains landscape and enjoyment for visitors. Its beauty remains unchanged, from peaceful forest, cliff edge, river bed, walking trails, steep descents, to cascading water, steep steps, lovely views, and river walks.

There really is something here for everyone, whether you seek a peaceful day walking in nature or an adrenaline-filled week of thrilling activities.

South Wales

The stunning scenery and waterfall walk adventures of the Brecon Beacons are easily accessed from nearby cities including Cardiff and Swansea. Combine a city break with experiencing a waterfall walk through a peaceful valley featuring a main forest trail, a pebbled woodland path, a muddy trail, and a circular walk.

Stick to the main woodland path and stop at Sgwd y Pannwr waterfall, or proceed to discover more waterfall country with second and third waterfalls along the main path, Sgwd yr Eira and Sgwd Uchaf Clun-Gwyn, the fourth and final waterfall is Sgwd Isaf Clun-Gwyn. 

Guided Walks With Beezra Activities

Book adventure activities including guided waterfalls walks with Beezra to safely access a beautiful world of woods, stones, earth, a range of walks, mountains, rivers and wild life. Once you have visited our website Four Waterfall Walk | Beezra Activities your eyes will be opened to the wide range of adventure ideas you can discover in spring, summer and autumn.

This includes a combination of walks, canyoning, kayaking and climbing with accommodation of varying duration, for planning events with friends and family. Contact us to talk through your perfect adventure, and we will help in creating it.

Other waterfalls on the four waterfalls walk are:

Elidir Trail 

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