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For 300 years visitors have been drawn here, where rainwater runs from the fells into Aira Beck and thunders in one 65-foot leap over the falls. Yet, Aira Force is much more than an impressive waterfall. A network of trails weaves its way from...more
Certificate of Excellence
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
7ml S of Penrith | A592, Penrith CA11 0JY, England
All reviews national trust lovely walk car park beautiful waterfall parking fee steep steps natural beauty nt members lake district ullswater steamer heavy rain two hours easy walk walking boots red squirrels worth the climb well worth the effort
It's a 65 foot water fall, and it takes about 20 mins to amble up to it from the car park. Lower platform is good for a few pix and theres good views around. Bit pricey to park at £5 though. Small shop selling ice...More
We were very keen to visit Aira Force as we hadn't visited the Ullswater area of the Lake Distict before. However we were very surprised that the National Trust charged £5.00 for a car park for a walk to a waterfall, no matter how pretty....More
We hired a car and drove from London to the Lakes District and the 6 hour drive was worth ever second of it. This area and in particular Aira Force is a wonderland of natural beauty. A realive easy walk through some of the best...More
Our second visit, but many years from the first. The waterfalls were near their best due to the recent rain prior to our visit.
Believe the total distance is around 2 miles and does include steps, tree roots and boulders to contend with throughout the...More
Not long of a Walk. Hardly 10 minutes from the car Park. But little bit steep stairs here and there with patchy path but nothing too difficult.
Ideally a buggy or push chair should be avoided as floor would be uneven and water...More
Visited Aira Force when we walked up Gowbarrow at the weekend. Nice area to visit and the staff at the shop by the car park were really helpful when we asked the best way to walk up Gowbarrow. Car park costs around £3 for 2...More
This is going to sound very sad but the waterfalls were really good - I was really impressed, there had been lots of rainfall so maybe they were more impressive than normal but it really was worth going to see. Theres a lovely walk down...More