The stunning Aber Falls, near the village of Abergwyngregyn, is a well known destination in the Snowdonia National Park. Here in the village of Aber we are pleased to be able to welcome 50,000 visitors a year to take the walk up to Aber Falls and beyond into the Carneddau.
Abergwyngregyn is a small picturesque village with a long and varied history which nestles in a valley at the northern edge of the Carneddau mountain range.
It is located between Bangor and Llanfairfechan on the North Wales Coast opposite Beaumaris which lies across the Menai Straits.
The Aber Valley has a history going back at least 4,000 years. It has been the site of early industry and of the court of royal princes. Some of that history is described on displays located in Tŷ Pwmp, close to the entrance to the village.
Aber Falls, situated in the valley above the village of Abergwyngregyn, is a well-known tourist destination in the Snowdonia National Park. This stunning waterfall attracts over 50,000 visitors a year and is popular in all seasons.
From a pleasant stroll along the shore to demanding walks in the Carneddau mountains, Aber has something to suit walkers of all abilities.
Abergwyngregyn has a long and interesting history, but is also a thriving village which looks to the future as well as to the past. Anafon Hydro, a recently installed hydro electric energy scheme is community owned and run, and is providing power to the national grid. The money raised is benefiting both shareholders and local charity projects.
There are a choice of car parks for visitors: