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Lacy's Caves

Church Villa | Little Salkeld, Penrith, England
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Nice walk to link with lunch at the mill at little salkeld

We had lunch in the old mill at little salkeld and then drove up to see laceys caves. The walk was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Brian H
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
9th of july 2017 path from little salkeld closed because of flooding

Really disappointed that we couldn't get to the caves from little salkeld, Tried to go the other... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Vlaardingen, The Netherlands
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Church Villa | Little Salkeld, Penrith, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch in the old mill at little salkeld and then drove up to see laceys caves. The walk was very nice but the caves themselves werent a wow for me. The walk there was better. Put the two together and you have a...More

1  Thank Brian H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really disappointed that we couldn't get to the caves from little salkeld, Tried to go the other way round and walked to Meg and her daughters but couldn't find the path from there. It ended at a farm. Wasn't signposted.

Thank Karin_Stephan
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful caves, walkway to get to it has collapsed a bit from one end but that should probably be sorted soon, can still get through. Been a couple of times in summer and winter, always gorgeous

Thank 795pixie92
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Me and my partner had a lovely walk to lacy caves we parked our car nearby, the weather was lovely and we got to walk right through the caves, we seen an otter when walking back to the car. The caves have great views and...More

Thank Melissa w
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We just stopped to take a walk along the River Eden and were rather excited to find Lacy's Caves. From the main road we walked across the fields then into the wooded area which had a decent pathway even though the area has suffered from...More

2  Thank MagicSpoon
Reviewed 19 April 2017

very intreasting spooky great view. lots histroy, good walks, really enjoy it here dogs love it loads space to run round

1  Thank Phillip H
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Heard about the Caves after seeing a friends post on Facebook we set out to find the caves and have a walk out starting near the gates at the end of the track we followed the path along the river passing the old mine building...More

1  Thank Woodzy29
Reviewed 28 November 2016

The only thing that puts you off visiting lacy caves it's a long trek from the car park to the river where it's situated.when you get there the caves are impressive but don't go if scared of heights.its a lot better than long meg which...More

4  Thank Bruce R
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Cool place to visit if you have dogs, it was a nice walk, about 20 mins from main road (don't miss the layby with the sign in it with an arrow indicating where the caves are otherwise you'll have to spend ages looking for it!)....More

1  Thank CharlotteKelly30
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Which ever route you take, the walk to the caves is quite difficult now due to erosion. If you leave from little salkeld, the path starts good, then does get narrower, rougher, muddier and generally more difficult. If you set off from Daleraven Bridge, most...More

3  Thank alisdair t
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Hayley G
16 November 2016|
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Response from KH2691 | Reviewed this property |
It isn't sign posted, its a little tricky to get to, but if you get the postcode, park near by and just follow the track, you should be ok :)
Dawn B
20 August 2016|
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Response from joyce r | Reviewed this property |
Apologise for the late reply no don't go if it's wet, with children. also a visit to long Meg count the stones you never get the same number twice
Francis G
10 April 2016|
Response from whatnamecaniuse | Reviewed this property |
No, it is as free as can be!