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Lovely to visit and see the waterfall

No obvious parking near the falls and no easy turning spot with car either!, better to park on the... read more

Reviewed May 28, 2018
Sue Y
Brief but worth a visit

We picked a beautiful day to visit and were the only visitors there. Lovely view of the waterfall... read more

Reviewed May 12, 2018
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High Rutter Mill Ln | Great Ormside, Appleby-in-Westmorland CA16 6ES, England
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Reviewed May 28, 2018

No obvious parking near the falls and no easy turning spot with car either!, better to park on the main road and walk down the 200yds to the falls, worth a visit if in the area.

1  Thank Sue Y
Reviewed May 12, 2018

We picked a beautiful day to visit and were the only visitors there. Lovely view of the waterfall. Very clean and well maintaned area.Be mndful that parking is very difficullt. Park further up and just a short walk.

2  Thank Cleotheweazel
Reviewed April 22, 2018

We did a circular walk from Appleby which was a lot nicer than driving and Rutter Mill was the halfway point. Great view of the waterfall from the footbridge. The mill and cottage are both self catering lets. The waterwheel originally powered the local corn...More

2  Thank 938fjg
Reviewed March 27, 2018

beautiful, wish id brought my paints. stunning. the sun was shinning and the birds were singing. i would like to come back with my paints and a picnic.

Thank mac12397
Reviewed March 16, 2018

Very picturesque with a great view from the footbridge. It’s on private land so you can’t get up close which was a pity.

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed February 19, 2018

Didn't have the bottle to brave the fjord though as water levels were high after all the rain. Beautiful spot though.

1  Thank Julian O
Reviewed December 6, 2017

Rutter Force is a delightful and very picturesque waterfall situated next to an old mill. It is only a short drive from Appleby and is well signposted. A previous reviewer mentioned that access is via a very narrow lane, but I'd point out that this...More

2  Thank johnhouston2
Reviewed November 22, 2017

My friend and I were staying in a cottage locally and we took a drive out to explore some local landmarks on a fairly dull November day. I had seen pictures of this waterfall and in my head I expected it to be bigger. That...More

Thank Polly H
Reviewed November 19, 2017 via mobile

Great place to stop off to see the water fall and the little cottages. Great place to see pheasants and grouse birds (I'm not even a bird spotter) was great watching them run around. It's a must stop off even for a few minutes

Thank pickles23718
Reviewed October 26, 2017 via mobile

So first of all it’s not like your going to spend a great deal of time taking in this view however it can be incorporated into a nice walk and is without a doubt worth a visit. The setting is very picturesque and the holiday...More

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