Llugwy: Helyg to Brown's Falls

Grade 4
Length 4 km
Paddleable spate
Volume 3-6 cumecs

in North Wales · Snowdonia · other sections on Llugwy


Spate ditch, gets harder from start to finish with the final ("Brown's") falls the highlight.

Water Levels

A spate run, there is plenty of pinning potential when this is not absolutely tonking, so it's worth waiting for good levels.

Getting There

Putin W3°57'59" N53°7'22"
Takeout W3°54'46" N53°6'20"

Takeout behind Brown's climbing shop at the junction between the A4086 and the A5 at Capel Curig. Find a convenient putin by heading north along the A5 from the takeout, you can see the river from the road.

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