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Lydford Gorge

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Address: Lydford Gorge Lydford Gorge The Stables, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park EX20 4BH, England
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+44 1822 820320

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Amazing place, beautiful walk, we took our grandson last time, and he managed it although he was only 5 at the time. We love to do this each time we come. Not good in wet weather.

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Swanage england
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Amazing place, beautiful walk, we took our grandson last time, and he managed it although he was only 5 at the time. We love to do this each time we come. Not good in wet weather.

Thank missey9_10
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

A sunny day in spring is great for a walk - and this one is a great one, with enough 'interest' in the form of the waterfall, 'tunnel falls' and finally the devil's cauldron as well as the wold garlic and bluebells. Altogether a very pleasant walk - which we got round in normal shoes - with 7 and 9... More 

Thank MomandBusiness
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I went here just after I was bored on a sat day and found this has a waterfall. But was surprised to find a walk that was relaxing and surprising at times. Trip for entrance to the waterfall was easy enough and through woods. Return was on a rocky path, sometimes just one foot wide path. But very enjoyable. With... More 

Thank Nikhil B
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Absolutely stunning... great fun... some slippery rocks but even my teenagers enjoyed it 😊 the little cafe is lovely and everyone was lovely we love going there it's so amazing

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Great Bookham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A must see - not for the faint hearted though, lots of steps up and down. An excellent 2 to 3 mile walk - the waterfall was wow factor.

Thank Jenni_Portman
Weston-super-Mare, England, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went today with two kids 9 and 10 years old. It's a circular route. The path to the half way point is quite easy and very picturesque. From the water fall back to the main entrance is quite difficult in places with narrow paths, step climbs and slippery steps, even so it is well worth the effort to see the... More 

Thank Colin F
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A unique experience, lush, green, alive and beautiful. Well maintained - that's what the cost is for, otherwise this amazing place would be inaccessible and dangerous. Hold onto little ones tightly though.

Thank Paula M
Winchester, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lovely 3 mile out and back walk along a gorge, with a waterfall at one end and a "devil's cauldron" of water chute carving into the rock at the other end.

Thank Tim C
London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a great time completing the walk around the gorge, it's a really beautiful and mysterious place. The waterfalls and Devil's Cauldron are awesome.

Thank Pete R
Exeter, United Kingdom
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356 reviews
102 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We headed to the gorge on Easter Sunday. It was very busy and the first car park was full. The white lady car park at the other end of the gorge had a few spaces. We had a picnic in the area to eye side of the car park, bring your blanket at there are only a few benches. We... More 

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