National Trust Dolmelynllyn Estate Walk in Wales

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Walk Details
Walk alongside the cascading Rhaeadr Ddu Falls, an inspiration to generations of artists and writers, and make sure to see the fascinating remains of the Cefn Coch gold mine.
The rock outcrops along the river create turbulent rapids, waterfalls and torrents and is very impressive in high water.

These cascading falls have inspired generations of artists and writers. They are one of the wonders of Wales and are breathtakingly beautiful in all weathers.The discovery of gold in Wales in the 19th century led to a gold rush. Cefn Coch was one of the richest mines in the Merionydd gold belt, an area known at the time as New California.

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