Walk to the Llanberis Waterfall Ceunant Mawr
Easy walk to the Rhaeadr Ceunant Mawr in Lanberis.
|1 km||52 m||15|
Calculate the time using Naismith’s Rule and factor in your own pace.
Start and Finish: Start of Llanberis Path
Plungepool can be risky for swimming.
Snowdon Sherpa to start of walk.Traveline for UK Public Transport
Parking and Post Code for Sat Nav (where applicable):
In Village – you’ll release the wrath of the locals if you dare park at the start. The road is plastered weith illegal NO PARKING signs – even though it is a public road!
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Walk to the Llanberis Waterfall Ceunant Mawr Route Map and GPX Download
Summits and Places on this Route
- Walk up Snowdon via the Llanberis Path - 0.1km
- Snowdon Via the Llechog Ridge from Llanberis - 0.3km
- Snowdon and Glyderau Horseshoe - 0.4km
- Elidir Fawr and Garn From Llanberis - 0.4km
- Eryri Way Day 6 – Llanberis to Caernarfon - 0.6km
- Cefn Du and Moel Smytho from Llanberis - 0.6km
- The Paddy Buckley Round - 0.6km
- Moel Eilio Circular Walk from Llanberis - 0.6km
- Snowdonia Mountain Hostel - 6.3km
- Snowdonia Bunkhouse - 6.9km
- Pen y Gwryd Hotel - 8.7km
- Your Snowdonia Business Here for free? - 8.7km
- Yr Efail Swynol The Enchanted Forge Holiday Cottage - 9.7km
Pubs and Cafes Nearby:
Walk to the Llanberis Waterfall Ceunant Mawr Details
The Walk to the Llanberis Waterfall of Rhaeadr Ceunant Mawr is one of those Llanberis walks that all the locals have walked at some point, and it’s well worth a 10 minute diversion for a quick look.
How do you get to the Llanberis waterfall? The Walk to the Llanberis waterfall map can be seen below (postcode -LL55 4TR ) and you can easily walk to the starting point from the village centre.
BE WARNED – one of the other top google searches for this walk provides a GPS route that appear to head over a cliff to these falls – while we think this is just sloppy gps plotting, just be wary.
1 Start the walk from the start of the Llanberis Path at the Victoria Terrace Bus stop. Head towards and under the viaduct of the Snowdon Railway and and keep left down the country lane.
2 Find the sign to the left of the lane that notes “to the waterfalls”. Continue on this track and continue beneath the Viaduct again.
3 The path now continues along the Afon Arddu for a few 100m and is well built if a bit rough.
4 The Rhaeadr Ceunant Mawr Falls are spectacular after heavy rain, and can be viewed from a safe viewing area. Do not be tempted to swim unless you know what you’re doing as the falls are a known killer and there have been numerous reported deaths at these Llanberis waterfalls.