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Guided waterfall walk in Yorkshire

By 27th July 2020June 5th, 2021Summer, Walking


Coming on a guided waterfall walk in Yorkshire can be as relaxing or as challenging as you like. The Yorkshire Dales National Park has a plethora of beautiful waterfalls. The list includes the famous ‘tourist traps’ and extends all the way down to little-known gems tucked away from sight. Some are for looking at only, while others provide spots for a bit of wild swimming. Some are close to the road while others are found higher up on the limestone hillsides and can take a little longer to reach.

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If you’d like to explore some of the waterfalls of the Yorkshire Dales on a guided waterfall walk, see our main page for more details and prices or see what our clients say about us.

When you are ready, then get in touch to make an enquiry or a booking.

We also guide mountain walks in Snowdonia, the Lake District and the Scottish highlands.

Mill Gill Force Guided Waterfall Walk

One of the best times of year to see waterfalls is the autumn. Many of Yorkshire’s waterfalls are tucked away deep in wooded valleys where the autumn colours can be stunning. Autumn rainfall turns the summer trickles into gushing torrents which make for much more dramatic scenes.

Mill Gill Force waterfall in full flow during a guided walk in the Yorkshire Dales

Mill Gill Force waterfall in full flow

Scale Haw Force Guided Waterfall Walk

Scale Haw Force falls into the second category of little-known gems. It is small, hidden and a little awkward to get to but is only a couple of minutes off a road.

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The graceful Scale Haw Force

Posforth Gill Guided Waterfall Walk

Posforth Gill Waterfall is fairly well known and popular and only 15-20 minutes walk from a road.

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Posforth Gill waterfall

Force Gill Guided Waterfall Walk

Force Gill lower force, is only a short distance from the main Yorkshire Three Peaks route up Whernside. Folks doing the Three Peaks will usually only have time to view it from a distance and take a distant long range snap. However, if you come on a guided walk we visit Force Gill  and spend a bit of time relaxing there and enjoying the atmosphere. Then we can use Force Gill as a more scenic way to the top of Whernside, enjoying more waterfalls on the way, and avoiding the crowds altogether.

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Force Gill, on the sides of Whernside

Scaleber Force Guided Waterfall Walk

Scaleber Force is another waterfall that is only minutes from the road. Many say that this is the most beautiful of the area’s waterfalls, as it sweeps down in a gentle curve. It also has many small, subsidiary steps which are all very scenic in their own right.

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Scaleber Force