Walk ny144 Hardraw Force from Hawes

England's highest waterfall - well worth a visit


Route outline for walk ny144:

Hawes  -  The Pennine Way  -  The Herriot Way  -  Haylands Bridge  -  The River Ure  -  Hardraw  -  Hardraw Force  -  West House  -  Simonstone Hotel  -  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 ny144 Hardraw Force from Hawes

In no particular order . . .

Walk ny144 Hardraw Force from Hawes - The Green Dragon Pub, Hardraw

The Green Dragon Pub, Hardraw

Photo: Paul Harrison (2)

Walk ny144 Hardraw Force from Hawes - The River Ure near Haylands Bridge

The River Ure near Haylands Bridge

Photo: Paul Harrison (7)

Walk ny144 Hardraw Force 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 ny144 Hardraw Force from Hawes - Hawes Church

Hawes Church

Photo: Robert Hall (31)

Walk ny144 Hardraw Force from Hawes - *Hardraw Force nr Hawes

*Hardraw Force nr Hawes

Photo: Ron Linton (13)

Walk ny144 Hardraw Force from Hawes - Hardraw Force

Hardraw Force

Photo: Glynn Trueman (28)

Walk ny144 Hardraw Force from Hawes - Icicles near Hawes

Icicles near Hawes

Photo: Stuart Bradley (1)

Walk ny144 Hardraw Force from Hawes - Unusual fish waymark near Hawes

Unusual fish waymark near Hawes

Photo: Paul Harrison (8)

Walk ny144 Hardraw Force from Hawes - Looking back up Pike Hill from near Sedbusk

Looking back up Pike Hill from near Sedbusk

Photo: Ian Lawrence (8)

Walk ny144 Hardraw Force from Hawes - The River Ure, Hawes

The River Ure, Hawes

Photo: Paul Harrison (1)

Walk ny144 Hardraw Force from Hawes - Hawes Railway Station

Hawes Railway Station

Photo: Paul Harrison (9)

Walk ny144 Hardraw Force from Hawes - Gayle Beck in the centre of Hawes

Gayle Beck in the centre of Hawes

Photo: Robert Hall (30)

Walk ny144 Hardraw Force from Hawes - Hardraw Force

Hardraw Force

Photo: Ian Lawrence (2)

Walk ny144 Hardraw Force from Hawes - Hardraw from Simonstone Hotel

Hardraw from Simonstone Hotel

Photo: Ian Lawrence (4)

Walk ny144 Hardraw Force 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 ny144 Hardraw Force from Hawes - *Looking down into Hawes from The Pennine Way

*Looking down into Hawes from The Pennine Way

Photo: Wayne Hill (44)

Walk ny144 Hardraw Force 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)


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