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Yorkshire Dales Waterfalls Walk – The Ingleton Waterfalls Trail

The Waterfalls Walk in the Yorkshire Dales is a highlight of this magical region of England. These are some of the best waterfalls in the country. Pecca Falls, Hollybush Spout, Thornton Force, Beezley Falls, Rival Falls, Baxenghyll Gorge and Snow Falls.

The hiking is through deciduous forest and open pastureland, an ice cream truck can often be found along the way, a great way to bribe kids with the allure of a treat about half way (may not always be there, but generally in holiday times).

4.4 miles / 7kms, 2,5 hours walking approximately.

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The beginning of the trail follows the stream before passing through woodlands.


The Money Tree – Pushing coins in is thought to bring good luck. Not so for the tree being impaled with thousands of 2p coins, but an impressive sight with coins dating back decades.

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Thornton Force,one of the best-known waterfalls in the area.

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And in the distance, the kids spotted the ice cream truck…


Getting closer…

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Down the trail some more…

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Over a bridge…

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Finally. In the middle of the walk, between dry stone walls… sits the ice cream van!

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The Waterfalls Walk crosses open fields until again coming to the stream and, perhaps, the prettiest section of the walk.

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Waterfall after waterfall. Each one absolutely gorgeous.

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Passing by out-buildings and through the village to return to the car park.

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The only down-side to this lovely, 7-mile walk, is an entrance charge! It includes the parking fee, but is charged if people park or not. It is a sad thing that no matter where you seem to go in England, there is a charge attached. Grrr.

P.S. You might also like our post on Malham Cove which is in the Yorkshire Dales too.

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2017-06-23T00:47:50+00:00By |Destinations, England|


  1. MyAlwar June 24, 2016 at 11:44 am - Reply

    Tremendous collection of snaps. Its a treat for my eyes.Your travel photos are some of my favorite on the web. Money tree is the best one among them.Thank you for sharing a set of pictures of waterfalls.
    I agree with Frank, ice cream van on these destinations is a great idea to allure kids :p

    • wickedwalkabout July 12, 2016 at 2:36 am - Reply

      Thank you MyAlwar, Yes, the money tree is great. Such a surprise to come across.

  2. Frank June 19, 2016 at 4:05 am - Reply

    Beautiful! And isn’t that a great way to get kids to hike, with promises of an ice cream van a few km away in the horizon. I think that’s genius 🙂
    Frank (bbqboy)

    • wickedwalkabout June 19, 2016 at 6:29 am - Reply

      It certainly is Frank! I do it as often as needed! Generally they are good walkers though.

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