Walk ny110 Hardraw Force and Pike Hill from Hawes

England's highest waterfall - worth a visit


Route outline for walk ny110:

Hawes  -  The Pennine Way  -  The Herriot Way  -  Haylands Bridge  -  The River Ure  -  Hardraw  -  Hardraw Force  -  Shaw Gill Wood  -  Simonstone Hotel  -  High Shaw  -  Shivery Gill  -  Pike Hill  -  Abbotside Common  -  Low Clint  -  High Pasture Gate  -  Shutt Lane  -  Sedbusk  -  Hawes



Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

At 30m (100ft), Hardraw Force is the tallest single drop waterfall in England (above ground). It lies on private ground and can only be accessed through the Green Dragon Inn in Hardraw (fee payable - this is Yorkshire!). The volume of water is relatively small so the falls are best viewed after heavy rain.

National Trails & Long Paths included on this walk:

Part of this walk follows a section of The Herriot Way, an 88km (55 miles) circular footpath starting and finishing in Aysgarth Falls in North Yorkshire, England. The Herriot Way is waymarked by the occasional named post. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The Herriot Way.

Part of this walk also follows a section of The Pennine Way, a 404km (251 miles) linear footpath connecting Edale in Derbyshire, England with Kirk Yetholm in The Borders, Scotland. The Pennine Way is waymarked by a National Trail Acorn. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The Pennine Way.

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Maps OL19 or OL30
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 98
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk ny110 Hardraw Force and Pike Hill from Hawes

In no particular order . . .

Walk ny110 Hardraw Force and Pike Hill from Hawes - The Church of St Mary and St John, Hardraw

The Church of St Mary and St John, Hardraw

Photo: Paul Harrison (3)

Walk ny110 Hardraw Force and Pike Hill from Hawes - Hardraw from Simonstone Hotel

Hardraw from Simonstone Hotel

Photo: Ian Lawrence (4)

Walk ny110 Hardraw Force and Pike Hill from Hawes - Hardraw Force

Hardraw Force

Photo: Ian Lawrence (2)

Walk ny110 Hardraw Force and Pike Hill from Hawes - Icicles near Hawes

Icicles near Hawes

Photo: Stuart Bradley (1)

Walk ny110 Hardraw Force and Pike Hill from Hawes - Looking North West from  Pike Hill

Looking North West from Pike Hill

Photo: Ian Lawrence (6)

Walk ny110 Hardraw Force and Pike Hill from Hawes - *Hardraw Force nr Hawes

*Hardraw Force nr Hawes

Photo: Ron Linton (13)

Walk ny110 Hardraw Force and Pike Hill from Hawes - Early evening in Wenslydale seen from the campsite at Bainbridge Ings near Hawes

Early evening in Wenslydale seen from the campsite at Bainbridge Ings near Hawes

Photo: David Mann (3)

Walk ny110 Hardraw Force and Pike Hill from Hawes - Hawes Railway Station

Hawes Railway Station

Photo: Paul Harrison (9)

Walk ny110 Hardraw Force and Pike Hill from Hawes - The River Ure, Hawes

The River Ure, Hawes

Photo: Paul Harrison (1)

Walk ny110 Hardraw Force and Pike Hill from Hawes - Gayle Beck, Gayle and Drumaldrace (Wether Fell) beyond from Hawes

Gayle Beck, Gayle and Drumaldrace (Wether Fell) beyond from Hawes

Photo: Robert Hall (32)

Walk ny110 Hardraw Force and Pike Hill from Hawes - Hawes from Pike Hill

Hawes from Pike Hill

Photo: Ian Lawrence (3)

Walk ny110 Hardraw Force and Pike Hill from Hawes - Unusual fish waymark near Hawes

Unusual fish waymark near Hawes

Photo: Paul Harrison (8)

Walk ny110 Hardraw Force and Pike Hill from Hawes - Hardraw Force

Hardraw Force

Photo: Glynn Trueman (28)

Walk ny110 Hardraw Force and Pike Hill from Hawes - Shaw Gill Wood

Shaw Gill Wood

Photo: Glynn Trueman (27)

Walk ny110 Hardraw Force and Pike Hill from Hawes - Looking back up Pike Hill from near Sedbusk

Looking back up Pike Hill from near Sedbusk

Photo: Ian Lawrence (8)

Walk ny110 Hardraw Force and Pike Hill from Hawes - Shaw Gill Wood

Shaw Gill Wood

Photo: Glynn Trueman (26)

Walk ny110 Hardraw Force and Pike Hill from Hawes - Looking South down Wensleydale from Pike Hill

Looking South down Wensleydale from Pike Hill

Photo: Ian Lawrence (7)

Walk ny110 Hardraw Force and Pike Hill from Hawes - The River Ure near Haylands Bridge

The River Ure near Haylands Bridge

Photo: Paul Harrison (7)

Walk ny110 Hardraw Force and Pike Hill from Hawes - The Green Dragon Pub, Hardraw

The Green Dragon Pub, Hardraw

Photo: Paul Harrison (2)

Walk ny110 Hardraw Force and Pike Hill from Hawes - Hawes Church

Hawes Church

Photo: Robert Hall (31)


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