Twelve of the best waterfalls in Yorkshire, great for a family walk and picnic ad a chance to explore Yorkshire's beautiful cascades.
Situated on the River Ure in Wensleydale in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, the falls area a short walk from the Aysgarth Fall National Park Centre, many great walks extend onwards from here.
Home of England`s largest single drop waterfall, a reputed 100 foot drop and is set within the grounds of the historic Green Dragon Inn. Visit the heritage centre and explore walks nearby, small entrance fee is payable.
Currently closed due to Covid-19. The trail follows a well-defined footpath which runs as close to the edge of the two rivers as possible to provide spectacular views of the waterfalls. The 4.3 mile passes several of the dales most impressive waterfalls, a fee is payable to enter.
Bronte Waterfalls is located in Bronte Country, the moorland area near t Haworth home of the literary sisters. The waterfall can be accessed on a walk from Haworth.
Janet's Foss is a small and picturesque waterfall near Malham in the Yorkshire Dales. A small cave behind the falls is reputed to be the home of Jennett, Queen of the fairies.
Kisdon Force is one of several waterfalls on the Swale in the Keld area, the others being East Gill Force, Catrake Force and Wain Wath Force. The waterfall is a short detour from the Penine Way near Keld.
Easily accessible and very photogenic waterfall situated just outside West Burton, sometimes known as West Burton Falls.
Scaleber Force is a stunning 40ft waterfall whose crystal clear waters tumble over limestone cliffs before plunging into a deep pool. The waterfall is readily accessible from the road between Settle and Airton.
Folly Dolly falls are just outside Meltham in West Yorkshire, situated close to the village and the Meltham Way.
Situated in woods in Harden Valley near Bronte Country, the waterfall is accessible via footpaths from the local caravan street.
Lumb Falls is located to the north of Hebden Bridge, there is a pretty pack horse bridge above the falls. Take care accessing the lower falls it can be slippery. The site is popular for wild swimming.
Cotter Force is situated around 2 miles north of Hawes. It is situated on one of the Yorkshire Dales National Parks ‘Miles without Stiles’ walking routes, making is accessible for wheelchairs and pushchairs.