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Great on a sunny day after rain

Park by the Cross Keys Temperance Inn ( no alcohol but great food) and cross over footbridge and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Terence H
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Wetherby, United Kingdom
Amazing but out of the way

Incredible views, take your best camera, lots of water and lots of energy! It's a beautiful walk... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jason A
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Bingley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Park by the Cross Keys Temperance Inn ( no alcohol but great food) and cross over footbridge and turn left .Follow stream up hillside. To reach the foot of the falls in not too taxing and should be suitable for all ages with appropriate footware....More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Terence H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Incredible views, take your best camera, lots of water and lots of energy! It's a beautiful walk but once you think you're in your stride, it gets mental uphill!

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Jason A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took a lovely walk to the waterfalls. Parking is a little tricky but once we found our spot we set off. It’s a fantastic spot, the walk was challenging as the gradient was steeper than I thought, but the views are worth it.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great place to go for a walk with or without the dogs, take a picnic and take in the lovely scenery.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed May 9, 2019 via mobile

Nice walk in a lovely area easily accessible from a road and parking a few miles away. Dogs are permitted but to be kept on a lead due to sheep grazing

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Paul W
Reviewed February 25, 2019 via mobile

Visited on a warm and sunny day in Aug and the scenery along the walk got more and more stunning the higher we climbed. It starts of as an easy walk but gets more challenging as you get to the highest parts with big steps...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed February 4, 2019 via mobile

We took a hike up to the spout on a snowy day that got snowier and snowier. A good round trip from Sedbergh that took an age due to weather and I don’t think we got the drama of the hills due to the drama...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 16, 2019 via mobile

I have been here walking many times as I am very lucky to live only 10 minutes drive away. A perfect place for a relaxing walk, a picnic, a place just escape from everyday life, breathtaking scenery. Make sure you hike high up the fell...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed January 16, 2019

I would t advise anybody with heart problems or mobility issues to do this walk . It was very steep lots of big steps but I loved it as did my hubby and dog . We went mid week so it was quieter but still...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Cherry B
Reviewed December 11, 2018

We walked to the waterfall on a wet December Sunday. The path was well marked and felt safe. As regular walkers, we were surprised how quickly we got out of breath on this short walk. Would like to return on a sunny day.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Samon188
August 15, 2017|
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Response from Jack_Bosworth | Reviewed this property |
You certainly can't get a push chair to the top, but I think you could manage if you had one of the backpack child carriers with the child firmly strapped in. It's quite steep in places, so you would need to be careful... More
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cathy m
February 22, 2017|
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Response from Phil A | Reviewed this property |
yes you would need a car . its about 5 ml out. but go early as it it popular . and there is only enough parking for 12 cars . take a walking stick as its steep in places. the old teprance inn is a cafe not a pub . incase you... More
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