Watermillock, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 0JS, www.nationaltrust.org.uk
National Trust property. Main force falls 70ft, spanned by bridges. Footpath runs alongside river through woodland. 1 mile round walk can be extended. Junction of A592 and A5091. Pay car park has WC and café.
High adrenaline days out, suitable for small/large groups wanting something a little different. These days are also fun for stag & hen parties, usually combining another activity say abseiling to create two events in one day.
- Children welcome
Grasmere, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9SX
Pools and falls cascading from Easedale Tarn. Mountain scenery. About 1 mile walk from the nearest road and car park. Take road to left after Heaton Cooper studio (Easedale Road).
Whinlatter Visitor Centre, Whinlatter, Braithwaite, Keswick, CA12 5TW
Inbetween Lorton and Braithwaite, there is a car park at Scagill Bridge on the Whinlatter Pass Road. From here the falls are a 15 minutes walk.
Skelwith Bridge, Langdale, Nr Ambelside, Cumbria, LA22 9NN
On the Brathay river behind Skelwith Bridge Hotel. Small but delightful 16ft drop.
Great langdale, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9JY
Situated in Great Langdale on Whorneyside Fell, high upon the mountainside.
Great Langdale, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9JU
National Trust property on main footpath up to Langdale Pikes. A lovely river walk past small and larger falls.
Coniston Coppermines, Consion, Cumbria, LA21 8HP
Situated in the upper Coppermines valley, an area famous for both its walks and its 17C coppermining, these attractive falls on Church Beck are en route to the 1500 feet Levers Water reservoir and are well worth a visit.
Borrowdale Valley, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5XJ
Taylor Gill Force is situated at Stockley Bridge, Seathwaite, on the path between Seathwaite and Sty Head, at the head of the beautiful Borrowdale Valley.
Force Mills, Sattherthwaite, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 8LQ
Near Satterthwaite, Grizedale, Ambleside. Known locally as Force Forge. In open woodland. Park at Forest car park at Blind Lane.
Tthe Dash, Nr Bassenthwaite, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 4QX
Cascades totalling 246ft. From A591 up east side of Bassenthwaite Lake turn right to Orthwaite. Park near Peter House Farm and take road that becomes a track. About 5 mile easy round walk.
Buttermere, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9XA
At 172 ft the highest fall in Lakeland. Hidden in tree-lined cleft. 2.5 miles from Buttermere car park - follow signs to fall. Care needed in scrambling to foot of fall.
Borrowdale, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5UX
In a ravine behind The Lodore Falls Hotel. This 40 ft fall is surrounded by woods and crags. Parking 0.5 mile from entrance to falls behind Hotel or take launch down Derwentwater. On property owned by hotel - small charge for access.
Colwith, Little Langdale, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9NU
Stunning waterfall falling approx 55 feet.Situated on the River Brathay.Great views from the falls. Limited parking by stream at bottom of hill. Less than 0.5 mile through oak woodland.
Caldbeck, Cumbria, CA7 8EA
Limestone gorge falls. Park near village pond in Caldbeck. Walk down hill to farm with 'Howk' on barn end, follow the path for a further 0.5 mile.
Dalegarth, Eskdale Valley, Cumbria, CA19 1TD
LDNP property. Deep and narrow gorge on Stanley Ghyll. Turning to falls marked after Eskdale vicarage. National Trust car park. About 1.5 miles along lane into wood and then upstream. Walk branches up steps to right. EXTREME CARE NEEDED.
Thirlmere, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 4TN
Thunderous cascades on the Western flanks of the Dodds, near St John's in the Vale and Thirlmere.
Stonethwaite, Borrowdale Valley, Keswick, CA12 5XG
Also know as Fairy Glen. Nr Stonethwaite. Collection of quite large pools and small falls, some wooded areas alongside the river.
Thirlmere Reservoir, Wythburn, Cumbria
Commence from the Dob Gill Car Park around a kilometre along the road from Wythburn on the western bank of Thirlmere. Take the footpath that ascends through woodland from the back of the car park.
Seathwaite, Borrowdale, Cumbria, CA12 5XJ
Long cascade over slabs, easily seen. Park at Seathwaite Farm. Steep path and scramble. About 0.5 mile walk.
Coming over Dunmail Raise between Thirlmere and Grasmere the falls can be viewed from the road at the top of the pass.
Stockghyll Brow, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9BX
Follow the lane behind Barclays Bank in Ambleside Village. About 1 mile round. Multiple fall of 90ft in woodland with clear paths and bridges.
Great Langdale, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9JU
National Trust property in Great Langdale. 40ft vertical drop. Spectacular scenery. Parking for the walk up to Dungeon Ghyll is available at the foot of Harrison Stickle.