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Lydford Gorge

Lydford Gorge The Stables | Waterfall entrance, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park EX20 4BH, England
+44 1822 820320
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My wife and I cycled to Lydford Gorge via the Granite Way from Okehampton. As National Trust... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Pritesh M
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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
Lydford

Visited Lydford Gorge today and what a day we had, absolutely fantastic setting and scenery... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Ian T
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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Lydford Gorge The Stables | Waterfall entrance, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park EX20 4BH, England
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+44 1822 820320
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"the river"
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"white lady waterfall"
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"national trust"
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"lovely walk"
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"long walk"
in 39 reviews
"circular walk"
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"tea room"
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"walking boots"
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"young children"
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"steep steps"
in 29 reviews
"well worth a visit"
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"beautiful place"
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"half way"
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Reviewed yesterday

My wife and I cycled to Lydford Gorge via the Granite Way from Okehampton. As National Trust members we went in and initially thought of doing the short walk, however, my wife convinced me to do the long walk to see the waterfall, and I...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited Lydford Gorge today and what a day we had, absolutely fantastic setting and scenery, difficult walk in places but that all adds to the experience. If possible would recommend you do the full walk. The Nat Trust staff really helpful too. Well worth the...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Lydford Gorge has two sites which you can access via a long walk. It is quite a strenuous walk so must be able bodied and has it is one way, we decided to do it in two parts, we parked at one site and did...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Loved it here. Quite a long walk round but worth it for the views. The young lady in the Waterfall Tea Room was very helpful with my Gluten intolerance and very friendly. Quite rough terrain in places so definitely for able bodied people! You can...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lydford Gorge is such a pretty place with a walk down stream and then back up the other side. Quite a lot of steps but with a hand rail along all the tricky bits. Lots of car parking and a good National Trust tea room...More

Thank Harry T
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Being members of the National Trust and visiting Dartmoor for first time it seemed the perfect place to visit. So pleased we did! . On a warm summers day we spent 4hours leisurely walking through every part of the gorge as we didn’t want to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a very enjoyable time here. The walk to the Devil's Cauldron is relatively easy, although the day we visited it was a bit wet underfoot in places. The walk round the gorge, from the main car park on the high path to the...More

Thank Riverdaffyd
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a beautiful hike through almost untouched nature. We haven't met a person for more than 2 hours estimated. We have been impressed. Walking the steep or narrow path was an adventure. We really enjoyed it a lot.

Thank Julia C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here nearly 15 yrs ago came back for my birthday today still looked as beautiful as it did back 15 yrs ago will be going back again

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are two entrance to the gorge and both of them have parking and cafes. We stopped at the Devils Cauldron site. There are a range of walks to suit differing abilities and time scales. The helpful staff provided lots of information. Some of the...More

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Kia M
June 27, 2018|
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Response from PebblesBob | Reviewed this property |
Just a river running through it which I doubt you are allowed to swim in
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Aimee C
June 16, 2018|
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Response from Billyboysouth | Reviewed this property |
The walk down from the top railway path has no steps down to the White Lady Waterfall. That’s as far as we went, also there are a number of benches to sit on to have a rest.
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April 22, 2018|
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Response from Mike8207 | Reviewed this property |
Best time for Bluebells is probably about now really. Plenty of footpaths to explore. I would recommend taking wellies as it can be quite soft underfoot.
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