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Devil's Bridge Wales

Set within the heart of the Cambrian Mountains in Ceredigion, the Devil’s Bridge Falls are a series of unique waterfalls that have attracted visitors to the area since the 18th century.

Just 12 miles from the town of Aberwystwyth, the waterfalls are surrounded by a beautiful woodland which is especially scenic during the autumn months. If you’re planning a walking holiday in Wales, they’re definitely worth a visit. Steeped in history and legend, there’s plenty to discover.

Want to learn more? We’ve put together some quick facts about the Devil’s Bridge Falls Wales…

Facts about the Devil’s Bridge Falls

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  • Spanning the River Mynach in North Ceredigion are three bridges, one built upon the other at various times throughout history.
  • The first bridge was built during Norman times, the second during the 18th century and the third was built during the 20th century. The River Mynach drops over 90 meters over 5 waterfalls underneath the bridges here and you can venture down into the ravine via what is called locally as ‘Jacob’s Ladder’ – a series of steep steps leading down the side of the valley.
  • In the village, which is very popular during the summer season you can find tea rooms, a restaurant and a village store.
  • There is a great Welsh legend about how the first bridge was built, see the second to last story on our myths and legends of Wales page…
  • There are some fantastic walking trails in the area, which you can find on the official Devil’s Bridge Falls website.

For more interesting attractions in the area check out these top things to do in Ceredigion, from steam train rides to hiking the Cambrian Mountains!

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