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An Easy walk to caves

Went with partner on a circular walk but part of the walk from Dunraven Bridge is tricky and notice... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
John B
Cannock, United Kingdom
A fairly unique and fascinating place.

Lacy's Caves, a pretty unique and fascinating place. Not particularly well signposted but, worth... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2018
Stuart W
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All reviews long meg stone circle nice walk circular walk sunday walk steam train route takes warning signs eden valley worth the effort three hours worth a visit water mill heavy rain great place to visit path signposts
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went with partner on a circular walk but part of the walk from Dunraven Bridge is tricky and notice informs walker of path being destroyed in Storm Desmond. It;s passable with care but wet and extremely muddy in places . Not Suitable for young children....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 21 October 2018

Lacy's Caves, a pretty unique and fascinating place. Not particularly well signposted but, worth the effort to find the caves. Built as a folly for a previous landowner they provide a beautiful outlook over the River Eden. We continued beyond the cave to do a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 25 September 2018

We walked the path from Little Salkeld, where you can park on the road, after heavy rain, so it was quite muddy and slippery. We struggled in places, even with proper walking boots, so be prepared as there are several sheer drops by the fast...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank SHEEPY2012
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

We did the circular walk - Lacy’s Cave round to Meg and her daughters. Overnight rain made the walking very very muddy and slippery - many paths damaged so care needed - not a straightforward stroll. But very interesting to see the caves. Walk passes...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Once you are clear of the concrete track the walk up to the caves is very nice with glimpses of the river and lovely woodland. The caves are interesting and easily accessible. A torch is useful, but not essential. It is worth Googling the caves...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Hitchmob
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

This place was an amazing visit, beautiful views and a great walk to get to them, great for dogs too. Beautiful views from caves. It must be noted however the caves have been graffitied and written on by others which is a shame! Still worth...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank kittenkid10
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

We visited Lacy’s Caves during a recent trip to the Penrith/Ullswater area. We followed the directions given on a previous Trip Advisor review - park near the equestrian centre in the village and walk down towards the diary farm where you can then follow the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
4  Thank rachele799
Reviewed 20 July 2018

Firstly we visited meg and her daughters which was lovely. We then parked near the equestrian centre in the village to start the walk to the caves. Unfortunately we never carried on the walk to find laceys caves because after exiting the car with our...More

Date of experience: July 2018
6  Thank Lucy B
Reviewed 1 June 2018

We often walk from Littke Salkeld to Lacys Cave and on to Long Meg as a circular walk. Good for dog walk. Can combine with refreshments at the bakery at the water mill but they warned us from parking there and doing the walk !

Date of experience: March 2018
6  Thank John R
Reviewed 12 May 2018

Not very well sign posted, but thanks to a local, we parked in the village and walk down. the view over the river were fantastic on route, and we soon entered the woodland area. the path has eroded in places but new ones have been...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Hayley G
17 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!