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Lydford Gorge

Lydford Gorge Lydford Gorge The Stables | Waterfall entrance EX20 4BL, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park EX20 4BH, England
+44 1822 820320
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Beautiful Walk, amazing gorge and waterfall

Now this walk won't be suitable for everyone due to the steepness and lack of paths in places... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
John H
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Derby, United Kingdom
Beautiful Autumn 🍂 Walk

Enjoyed a lovely walk along the Gorge in autumn sunshine amongst the colours. This is well worth a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Larry C
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Thornbury, United Kingdom
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“the river” (93 reviews)
“devils cauldron” (104 reviews)
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Lydford Gorge Lydford Gorge The Stables | Waterfall entrance EX20 4BL, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park EX20 4BH, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Now this walk won't be suitable for everyone due to the steepness and lack of paths in places. However, we managed it with people aged between 3 and 70 (with limited mobility). The circular walk has 2 different styles. The high side has a recognised...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed a lovely walk along the Gorge in autumn sunshine amongst the colours. This is well worth a visit at anytime in the year but preferably after a wetter period when the river is higher and the waterfall in full flow. The tea room at...More

Thank Larry C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped at Lydford Gorge for a quick hike on our way home and were amazed at the beauty of the valley and the waterfall. Unfortunately as we were there "off-season" and later in the day, some of the hiking trails were closed, but we...More

Thank pbodolai
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did the long walk from the Devils Cauldron entrance to the waterfall entrance then down to the White Lady waterfall & along the bottom of the gorge to the Devils Cauldron. The view across the gorge on the high path was lovely with the...More

Thank Angela T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely walk in this beautiful peaceful valley. Staff made a brilliant dressing up effort as it was Halloween when we visited, well done NT

Thank Jane C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in Lydford as we wanted to visit the Gorge whilst on a short break. We were the first visitors of the day so it was very peaceful. The walk was very atmospheric as it was quite misty in the Gorge. We were kitted...More

Thank NG0901
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best river walk we have ever done. The scenery is gorgeous and you get to walk right next to the water. I could wax lyrical but to say too much or share too many photos would spoil it for those who haven't been. We...More

Thank ZaksAngel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lydford Gorge offers a great experience for all the family. I particularly enjoyed the Devils Cauldron, however it is not accessible for small children and animals. Don't let that put you off the views are still beautiful and the White Lady Waterfall is amazing with...More

Thank Mike8207
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I spent a lovely couple of hours walking the circular route around the gorge. There was spectacular scenery and photo opportunities galore. We paid just under £18 for both of us which may seem like alot but we thought it was worth...More

Thank Lina E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its been 30 years since I last visited Lydford Gorge in Dartmoor, but well worth the wait. I was slightly shocked by the National Trust's charge of £13 (1 adult & 1 child) to enter, but once you've spent the best part of 1 &...More

Thank 923Dan
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Lesley B
6 September 2017|
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Response from annem2705 |
hi. Went today. the tea room at waterfall end can be accessed without paying.
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greendayben3
14 August 2017|
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Response from robtee | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is and car park as well
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N S
24 October 2016|
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Response from readingwillers | Reviewed this property |
Not too far and really worth it. It's truly stunning. As others have said, there is a short route and a longer route. Maps available from the entrance. Very well maintained, but wear footwear with good soles as can be a bit... More
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