Aysgarth Waterfalls from Aysgarth
Video run time: 18 minutes 32 seconds
A circular from the National Park Centre at Aysgarth in Wensleydale taking in three flights of waterfalls in a delightful short woodland walk. The waterfalls have been a popular attraction since the early 19th century, when Wordsworth used to visit. Turner and Ruskin have painted the falls and they were even the setting for a fight scene in the Hollywood film Robin Hood - Prince of Thieves. The walk takes in Middle and then Lower falls before heading out past Hollins house where you get a view of Castle Bolton. The return is via St Josephs and Freeholders' woods before passing back through the car park before visiting the Upper Falls.
|Parking:||Pay and display car park at the National Park Centre (grid reference SE 011 887) - other parking available nearby|
|Directions:||Nearest post code for Sat Nav: DL8 3TH - get directions here|
|Walk distance:||2.6 miles (4.2 Km)|
|Estimated walk time:||1 hour 10 minutes|
|Height climbed:||105 metres|
|Grade:||1-A: A short walk that is generally very flat|
|Peaks / summits:||None of note|
|Map:||Ordnance Survey - Explorer OL30 (Yorkshire Dales - Northern & Central Area)
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|Walk features:||Birds, Café, Flowers, Geographic feature, Stream or River, Views, Waterfall, Wildlife, Woodland|
|Facilities / refreshments:||Toilets in car park, Pubs and Cafes nearby|
|Nearest town:||Aysgarth, nearest larger towns Leyburn or Hawes|
|Local accommodation:||View accommodation close to the start of this walk from Sykes Holiday Cottages|
|Walk Tags:||Video walk, Aysgarth, Yorkshire Dales, YDNPC, National Park Centre, Yorkshire Dales National Park, Aysgarth Waterfalls, Middle falls, Middle Force, Lower Falls, Lower Force, Upper Falls, Upper Force, High Force, Freeholders' Wood, St Josephs Wood, Hollins House, Robin Hood Prince of Thieves, Yore bridge, Wensleydale|
|Video run time:||18 minutes 32 seconds|
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