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15 Waterfalls to explore in England


England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. The area now called England was first inhabited by modern humans during the Upper Paleolithic period but takes its name from the Angles, a Germanic tribe deriving its name from the Anglia peninsula, who settled during the 5th and 6th centuries. England's economy is one of the largest and most dynamic in the world, with an average GDP per capita of £28,100 or $36,000.

Aira Force Waterfall
Aira Force WaterfallMatterdale, Penrith CA11 0JY, UK

Aira Force was one of the more attractive waterfalls in the Lake District of Northern England with a 20m cumulative height. Aira Force provides a glimpse of a landscaped Victorian park with dramatic waterfalls, arboretum and rocks scenery. The main force falls 70 feet from below a stone footbridge and is on land owned by the National Trust. This is the perfect place for a family walk and picnic. From exploring the woods and splashing through streams and so more.

Aysgarth Falls
Aysgarth FallsAysgarth Falls National Park Centre, Church Bank, Aysgarth, Leyburn DL8 3TH, UK

Aysgarth Falls was actually a series of three main waterfalls, which the signs referred to them as Upper, Middle, and Lower. The falls are quite spectacular after heavy rainfall as thousands of gallons of water cascade over the series of broad limestone steps, which are divided into three stages: Upper Force, Middle Force and Lower Force. There is a visitors' centre with an exhibition, information, items for sale, a café, toilets and a pay-and-display car park.

Bronte Waterfall
Bronte WaterfallHaworth Moor, Haworth, Keighley BD22 8DR, UK

Bronte Waterfalls is a 5.8-kilometer loop trail located near Keighley, West Yorkshire, England that features a waterfall and this place is also a nice trekking area and also you can spend some good time enjoying the waterfall. It is an area of outstanding beauty and famous for its association with the Brontë sisters.

Canonteign Falls
Canonteign FallsExeter EX6 7RH, UK

Canonteign Falls is a stunning natural attraction in the heart of Devon that offers the perfect day out for the whole family Set in 90 acres of park and woodland. As well as the main waterfall itself there is also some smaller waterfalls, 7 lakes, 2 play parks, a cafe, a shop and giant bunnies. It is 220 feet high and is one of the highest waterfalls in England. It was created in 1890 by diverting a stream over the edge of a cliff.

Cauldron Snout
Cauldron SnoutRiver Tees, Barnard Castle DL12 0JA, UK

Cauldron Snout is a waterfall on the River Tees on the border between Cumbria and County Durham. It is an impressive waterfall or probably more correctly a cascade, which tumbles down a gorge beneath Cow Green Reservoir.

Hareshaw Linn Waterfall
Hareshaw Linn WaterfallUnnamed Road, Hexham, Bellingham, Hexham NE48 2DA, UK

One of the beautiful waterfalls located in the woods and It is a Site of Special Scientific Interest , designated for its rare ferns and lichen. More than 300 different types of mosses, liverworts and lichen can be found. A magical walk through an ancient woodland, crossing no less than six bridges to reach a beautiful nine-metre high waterfall.

High Force Waterfalls
High Force WaterfallsAlston Rd, Forest-in-Teesdale, Barnard Castle DL12 0XH, UK

High Force is one of the most impressive waterfalls in England. The River Tees has been plunging into this gorge for thousands of years but the rocks it reveals are far more ancient – with origins dating back over 300 million years. Very occasionally the river level will be high enough to flow over the central section of rock; the last recorded time this happened was in December 2015 after Storm Desmond. In harsh winters the falls have been known to freeze, creating cathedral-like ice formation

Ingleton Waterfalls Trail
Ingleton Waterfalls TrailBroadwood Entrance, Ingleton, Carnforth LA6 3ET, UK

Ingleton Waterfalls Trail is a well-known circular trail beginning and ending in the village of Ingleton in the English county of North Yorkshire, now maintained by the Ingleton Scenery Company. It is claimed that the trail, some 8 kilometres long, and with a vertical rise of 169 m has some of the most spectacular waterfall and woodland scenery in the north of England. It is on private land and an entrance fee is charged.

Janet's Foss
Janet's FossSkipton BD23 4DL, UK

Janet's Foss is a popular waterfall and beauty spot on the southern edge of Yorkshire. The waterfall is at the top of the woods with a short rocky climb required to reach the road on Gordale Lane. The waterfall itself features Tufa deposits forming on the rocks behind the waterfall. It is also a b beautiful location for family swims and celebrations.

Linhope Spout Waterfall
Linhope Spout WaterfallIngram, Alnwick NE66 4LZ, UK

Linhope Spout is a popular waterfall walk in the Ingram Valley in Northumberland that is perfect for families of all ages.This spectacular waterfall tumbles 18 metres down a rock face to the plunge pool below. The waterfall can only be reached on foot by way of a short, scenic walk from the end of the public roadway west of Ingram.

Lodore falls
Lodore fallsKeswick CA12 5UX, UK

Lodore Falls are located behind the Lodore Falls Hotel near the Grange end of Derwentwater. The waterfall, a must for Victorian tourists staying at Keswick, is formed by the beck from Watendlath Tarn cascading over huge boulders for a distance of some 100 feet. Although it is spectacular in the rainy season, it can dry to a trickle in the summer.

Low Force Waterfall
Low Force WaterfallBarnard Castle DL12 0XF, UK

One of the most beautiful waterfalls in the north of England, Low Force is a series of low cascades on the River Tees, about three miles upstream of Middleton-in-Teesdale. Low Force is also the site of the Wynch Bridge, completed in 1830. It is suggested that only one person at a time should cross the bridge as it may be unstable.

National Trust - Lydford Gorge
National Trust - Lydford GorgeLydford, Tavistock, Okehampton EX20 4BH, UK

The National Trust's Lydford Gorge, Devon, is the deepest gorge in the South West and has a spectacular 30m waterfall. The waterfall trail is a moderate circular walk of about an hour on a mostly one-way route. The gorge is designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) for its geology, flora and fauna.

Speke's Mill Mouth Waterfall
Speke's Mill Mouth WaterfallHartland, Bideford EX39 6EA, UK

One of the most popular waterfalls in North Devon, which was located in a stunningly beautiful area of hanging valleys and high cliffs, where seabirds swoop and wildflowers flourish on the clifftops. The waterfall plunges 157 feet (48 meters) in three steps, from the edge of the cliffs to the rocky beach below. From aside, at the top of the waterfall, you will have an amazing view of three major stages with a total drop of 48 meters. Very impressive to see.

Summerhill Force & Gibson's Cave
Summerhill Force & Gibson's CaveNewbiggin, Barnard Castle DL12 0XF, UK

Summerhill Force is a picturesque waterfall in a wooded glade near Bowness in Upper Teesdale. Heavily undercut, the recess behind the fall is known as "Gibson's Cave". The waterfall is called Summerhill Force, but because of the recess behind the waterfall it is more affectionately known as Gibson’s Cave.

Map of Waterfalls to explore in England