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Aira Force

7ml S of Penrith | A592, Penrith CA11 0JY, England
+44 17684 82467
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lovely walk” (198 reviews)
“national trust” (263 reviews)
“car park” (401 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
7ml S of Penrith | A592, Penrith CA11 0JY, England
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+44 17684 82467
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"lovely walk"
in 198 reviews
"national trust"
in 263 reviews
"car park"
in 401 reviews
"beautiful waterfall"
in 45 reviews
"steep steps"
in 33 reviews
"parking fee"
in 21 reviews
"natural beauty"
in 21 reviews
"lake district"
in 105 reviews
"heavy rain"
in 34 reviews
"nt members"
in 26 reviews
"ullswater steamer"
in 20 reviews
"two hours"
in 50 reviews
"easy walk"
in 31 reviews
"well worth the effort"
in 23 reviews
"walking boots"
in 23 reviews
"small shop"
in 17 reviews
"red squirrels"
in 58 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Although the falls were not strong due to the recent hot and dry weather we have been having, the walks are in forest and very cool. The falls are still spectacular and there are opportunities to go down to the river as well which the...More

Thank George35WestSussex
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We climbed expecting waterfalls to marvel at. Not so I'm afraid! Its a moderate climb about 1.5hrs round trip, unless there has been heavy rainfall the falls are dry and not spectacular. Pick your day for best effect. Free to see but paying car park

Thank oowweenn
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

But good place for a picnic nice tracking and scenery was good weather helped us explore the fall better. But don’t go there with big expectations

Thank anandsaklecha
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Second visit here and very good once again, good choice of walks around thr falls and the Ulswater trail around the lake. Toilets and cafe on site and an information area Ulswater steamer over the road but not cheap

Thank Geoffrey K
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Reviewed 6 days ago

As national Trust members, we were able to get free parking in the car park, which was great, however, if we had to pay, it would have been well worth it. Aira force was a lovely walk and a real treat. We were lucky to...More

Thank lalabelfast1976
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Gentle walk uphill through leafy woodlands. Saw a Yew tree that must be very ancient. Lovely waterfalls, tho low at the moment due to the current sunny, but dry conditions. Well worth a visit.

Thank Martin U
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely stunning! Options of length of walks to do that cater for all capabilities and if you go right to the top you will not be disappointed with the view

Thank sarah b
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to visit, nice walk and lovely views. Free parking for National Trust members. Well worth the visit.

Thank GeoffAW
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy to park and free for National Trust members. Lovely Tea shop with cake and sandwiches as well as hot food and ice cream. Its not a massive walk up to see the waterfall so is suitable for everyone, but at the moment as it...More

Thank SallyS844
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Aira force is a lovely place to visit, really pretty, and a really enjoyable walk. The only downside is the price of the parking which i feel is a little on the high side especially if you have children n you would like to stay...More

Thank Wendy C
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IvyFlood
22 October 2017|
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Response from Linda M |
yes! you can have the sticker if the shop is open (I went in February and unfortunately was closed)
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Julie S
7 September 2017|
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Response from 218allanf | Reviewed this property |
Going on my own experience, and observation of other sightseers, a person with average levels of fitness should have little or no problems navigating to the top of the falls. Others with lower levels of fitness can, and do... More
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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.
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