Grid Ref: NY 150171
It is hidden away in a deep tree-lined gorge on the way from Crummock Waterto Red Pike on land owned by the National Trust.
William Wordsworth described it as “a fine chasm, with a lofty , though but slender, fall of water”.
The force is a spectacular site even after dry periods, and has been an attraction from the earliest days of Lakeland tourism. From the Buttermere car park it is a distance of some 2.5 miles - there and back, needing about 2 hours.
The waterfall is on land owned by the National Trust.
Photo by Ann Bowker
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