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Aira Force

7ml S of Penrith | A592, Penrith CA11 0JY, England
+44 17684 82467
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USD 199.14*
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  • Average4%
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“national trust” (226 reviews)
“lovely walk” (163 reviews)
“car park” (339 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
7ml S of Penrith | A592, Penrith CA11 0JY, England
+44 17684 82467
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Reviewed today

Parking is expensive, but you can make trip as short or as long as you like. Beautiful scenery, magnificent waterfall, great for kids to go into the shallower waters, take wellies and a picnic - obviously weather permitting! If you go just after a rainfall...More

Thank Chris B
Reviewed yesterday

Would be a good idea to join the National Trust before hand as the parking is expensive. The walk is lovely hard in places and I would recommend walking boots or some decent shoes/boots. More signage around the site would be helpful as we were...More

Thank Sarah D
Reviewed 2 days ago

A lovely walk up past many waterfalls to the top where you can extend your walk up Gowbarrow Fell if you're feeling energetic. Many photo opportunities along the way. Owned by the National Trust. A car park at the start of the walk is free...More

Thank Julie G
Reviewed 2 days ago

Excellent place to visit, National Trust property so scan your card and get a free parking ticket. The car park does get full but you can turn the raod at next junction and a couple of additional car parks with direct access or drive a...More

Thank fellbacker
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Oh dear, if you want a picture, best go at dawn or dusk. If you want clutter free, grockle free images then time it right otherwise you will find this beautiful natural waterfall overwhelmed by tourists. Etch.

Thank Edwardo C
Reviewed 3 days ago

Fantastic time at the waterfall. Beautiful and plenty of photo oportunities. High and slippy in lots of places but a must

Thank Lisa I
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A gorgeous place to visit with all the family. Well maintained with well laid paths and walks. Lots to do for all members of the family. Simply stunning.

Thank KcharlesC59
Reviewed 4 days ago

A lovely walk up the waterfalls love it and then a boat trip a round ulswater lake . A mid range walk I would say quite steep and quite large steps in places But worth working up a sweat

1  Thank Rob B
Reviewed 4 days ago

We took the boat form Glenridding to Aira Force and walked from there. Wonderful. Depending on fitness levels it's an easy enough hike up to the top of the falls and further but enjoyed standing on the bridge just below the falls, looking up and...More

Thank Katie M
Reviewed 5 days ago

Spent a couple of hours here today. Had to wait to park as was busy. £5 to park for two hours, which i think makes for a cheap day out with the kids compared to some places. Bit of a hike up cobbled steps, not...More

Thank claire B
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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.
Bradie W
16 August 2017|
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Response from Salim N | Reviewed this property |
No you cannot swim near the falls.
29 May 2017|
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Response from MEF_8 | Reviewed this property |
No entry fee but it's fairly out of the way so the parking is needs and is fairly expensive unless you are a member of the National trust, then it's free! You could get a boat there from Pooley Bridge but again you will... More