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Address: Ingleborough Cave, Yorkshire Dales National Park, Clapham, England

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Worth the climb

We walked up past Ingleborough cave and via Trow Gill to reach Gaping Gill and it's certainly worth the climb. It's an amazing waterfall that you can see quite a long way into... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ruth H
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38 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked up past Ingleborough cave and via Trow Gill to reach Gaping Gill and it's certainly worth the climb. It's an amazing waterfall that you can see quite a long way into and, once you climb down towards it, it's very sheltered so a nice spot to stop and have lunch. One of those places to just sit, enjoy... More 

Thank Ruth H
Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

An amazing experience, not into small spaces but this is anything but. So glad I went down, even going down in the chair was an experience. All the water coming into the massive cave was a site to see.

1 Thank suefevre
Durham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

I was very dubious about this trip given that I am not keen on being underground and also not a fan of walking up hills so a combination of the two didn't fill me with delight! The weather on the way up was ghastly, windy and rainy but once up it was nice to sit down and relax with a... More 

1 Thank Jayneywilk
Lewes, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

We enjoyed the walks, the local attractions plus the food and hospitality at the Gamecock Inn. The Wensleydale Cheese factory and at least one of the three Peaks have to be on anyone's list of musts

Thank 472jannick
Todmorden, United Kingdom
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157 reviews
72 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Gaping Gill is probably the most famous British pothole, where the modest upland stream of Fell Beck is suddenly swallowed down below ground, dropping 330 feet from the unfenced lip down to the floor of a vast cave chamber that is reportedly big enough to accommodate York Minster. We encountered it on the walk from Clapham village to ascend the... More 

Thank David L
Bolton, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Visited recently as well as about 10years ago and have descended with Bradford pothole club both times. Views down the cave are incredible. Second time round we went further into the caves which was fascinating. Can see how people get hooked

Thank JonPB92
Handcross, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

just so cool pot hollers popping up all over the place . the view was amazing ,the week I went ,they had an event going on for the pot hollers to ascend down then this was opened to the public early sat morning for a couple of hours ,

Thank Horris s
Twyford, England, United Kingdom
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153 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

This is so worthwhile, but you must get there early, it's very popular. It's about an hours walk up to the Gill, and a very pleasant walk at that. It's a bit of a scramble in places and quite a climb, so certainly gets the heart rate up! We set off at about 8.00, with the winch due to start... More 

1 Thank Bernie L
Skipton, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

I agreed to go on this adventure with some trepidation, but I figured it I could go up 8000 feet high in a hot air balloon like I did last summer, I could certainly manage to go 380 feet under ground at Gaping Gill. The trip was splendid in every way. The 2.5 mile hike halfway up Ingleborough is lovely.... More 

1 Thank K P
Lichfield, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2016

I read about Gaping Gill and the Winch about 2 years ago and have always wanted to do it ever since. We were warned to get there early so we got up at 5am and parked up in Clapham. We entered the trail (don't forget to buy your ticket....its only 65p and the proceeds go to the upkeep of the... More 

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