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Aira Force

7ml S of Penrith | A592, Penrith CA11 0JY, England
+44 17684 82467
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“national trust” (248 reviews)
“lovely walk” (177 reviews)
“car park” (364 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
7ml S of Penrith | A592, Penrith CA11 0JY, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a beautiful natural waterfall. We are blessed with the fact it's just over an hour's drive away so can visit his specific lake quite a lot. The only grumble is the parking is very expensive. The waterfall itself is stunning although very cold....More

Thank stu&jess
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It's been many years since I last visited here. It's changed dramatically, however; the falls are still beautiful and the area is simply stunning.

Thank Christopher B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Amazing nature. Fortune for car park, £5 for 2 hours. Tea room open 10-3pm, toilets free. Kids must be supervised at all time.

Thank Magdalena H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Parking starts at £5 for 2hrs for non-members so make sure to bring some change! We hiked the full circuit up to High Cascades and back - it took us around 2hrs walking quickly. The paths were extremely icy in places (with it being winter)...More

Thank trixytravels
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here for a nice walk in the Lake District and we were not disappointed. It is extremely well kept and the waterfall is beautiful. I would describe the path as quite steep (but we went off road as much as possible). The parking...More

Thank Liv_f1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited yesterday with family, thankfully before the rain really started coming down. Great walk/climb for all the family. We stayed longer than anticipated going up beyond the main falls on an adventure upstream. Lots of water of course after the rain of past few days....More

Thank Flotink
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great adventure to walk there yesterday with my family. 5 of us. Enjoyed the serenity and the beautiful views of waterfalls and the distant Ullswater Lake. Would really recommend this place!!!

Thank Sang Hoe C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just off the banks of Ullswater, Aira Force is a National Trust owned site but doesn't charge for entry. Has WC facilities and a small coffee shop. The walk is part of the Ullswater way and has a couple of circular walks of no more...More

Thank Caroline M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did this walk as a extended family with children aged 2,4,7,9! You can make it as easy or as hard as you want!! Amazing views! Great footpath and the guide on car park shop was very helpful and friendly! It’s a must do if...More

Thank Rachel F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This lovely walk is great at any time of year. Good easy path to follow, uphill climb but manageable for most - with steps and hand-rails for tricky bits Great for everyone

Thank alison0605
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Julie S
6 September 2017|
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Response from spiceboy67 | Reviewed this property |
I didn't count but I'm slightly unfit and didn't struggle.
Bradie W
16 August 2017|
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Response from brownie_blondie_23 | Reviewed this property |
No its too dangerous with the rocks and fast flowing waterfalls.