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Great dog walk

First visit here on our way to Cornwall. Took our 2 Yorkshire Terriers who had a fab time walking... read more

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Love this place!

Second time I have visited here and it’s gorgeous!! I love nothing better than a good walk/hike... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Lydford Gorge The Stables | Waterfall entrance, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park EX20 4BH, England
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Reviewed yesterday

First visit here on our way to Cornwall. Took our 2 Yorkshire Terriers who had a fab time walking. Quite steep in places up & down but a fantastic walk

Thank colesmuppet
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Second time I have visited here and it’s gorgeous!! I love nothing better than a good walk/hike however the boyfriend is never so keen but even he fell in love with it. There are two entrances, Devils Cauldron and the waterfall entrance. If you plan...More

Thank Charlie2346
Reviewed 3 days ago

Well worth a visit whilst in the area, and free entry for NT members. Guided by the very helpful staff at the entry point starting at the Devils Cauldron near to Lydford village, we decided to be adventurous and walk the whole circuit. The gorge...More

Thank BeckyWestLondon
Reviewed 6 days ago

Follow the entire circular route. One area of route could be dangerous particularly if wet or slippery. Start from Lydford station. Cafe at the half way point station. Heavy rain will make the waterfalls spectacular

Thank WestHamEddie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the Gorge yesterday, certainly picked the right time of year with the leaves gradually falling. The top part of the walk is fairly easy going and at half way we had a nice cream tea. Going down into the Gorge we took the slope...More

Thank grangela52
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is such a great spot. Would recommend starting at the northern (Devil’s Cauldron) car park so you do the upper walk prior to the return walk beside the river and ending at the Devil’s Cauldron itself. Visit many times the scenery is ever changing.

Thank PandM_10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I previously visit some 60 years ago and it's still as memorable as the first visit. Lovely welcome from the staff in the entrance hall and the cafe (cauldron end). As we are senior citizens (one with a biopic hip) we decided against the main...More

Thank Jon P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lydford Gorge is a fantastic sight and definitely worth the visit. Bring your hiking shoes as they have a challenging hike through the gorge. Be sure to visit the shop for local goodies.

Thank Sharon L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Gorge is a National Trust property/natural attraction. It is a stunningly beautiful, wooded and shady riverside walk. Amazing photo opportunities. Please be careful and wear non slip walking shoes/trainers as the granite paths can be slippery. Most of the walk has handrails to hold...More

Thank bellacat2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place with ample parking, friendly helpful staff and well organised walk / directions around this beautiful site. There is a cafe at the start and also at the halfway point. The staff were fast and efficient and the food selection wide, quality high and...More

Thank Kevin S
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Sharon T
July 25, 2018|
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Response from blenhoff | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are handrails where needed
Kia M
June 27, 2018|
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Response from PebblesBob | Reviewed this property |
Just a river running through it which I doubt you are allowed to swim in
Aimee C
June 16, 2018|
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Response from LDClogs | Reviewed this property |
A well-behaved and closely supervised four-year-old would be fine, but not if he/she is inclined to run off - the path is narrow and next to a fast-flowing river in many places.