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Nice relaxing walk

Good flatish walk to the Foss from the village if you go anticlockwise. The Foss itself lends... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Worth the Walk

An easy and enjoyable walk from Malham on mainly pre-laid paths. The waterfall isn’t the most... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Malham, Yorkshire Dales National Park, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Good flatish walk to the Foss from the village if you go anticlockwise. The Foss itself lends itself to Golum and the Lord of the rings. Little scramble up the rocks to the road that takes you back to Malham.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An easy and enjoyable walk from Malham on mainly pre-laid paths. The waterfall isn’t the most impressive but it is in a quiet secluded setting and the story behind it is interesting. Worth the walk.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Janet's Foss on the way back to Malham village after walking up to the top of Malham cove. It is a very pretty little waterfall. When we visited it was only small as there had been a lot of dry weather. Our children enjoyed...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a small waterfall located in a wood. In my opinion it is not worth to take the walk to see only this natural beauty, since there are much more pleasant and nice locations around (Malham cove & Gordale scar). But if you will...More

Thank viaUAA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely walk through the woods from malham and after Janets Foss onto Gordale Scar. Take boots and a lunch but you can stop for coffee near the Foss. If you are feeling charged after the Scar you can do the full loop over to...More

Thank rgparkins
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the village of Malham, Janet's Fosse is a gentle stroll through a wooded valley alongside the brook and the masses of wild Garlic. I suppose about a mile to get to a delightful little waterfall, Janet's Fosse, Niagara it ain't but the flow of...More

2  Thank dandmclift
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

11/4 mile walk with a good path. Need to climb at the end to get to the waterfall. Pretty though. Not too crowded.

1  Thank carol F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having not been a lot of rain the waterfall wasn't as housing as expected, but was lovely to see at the end of our 15 mile walk.

1  Thank idcus
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying locally and looking for a nice walk after breakfast. With a distance of 1.75 miles, we started our walk to this hidden gem! A lovely flat walk for most of the way, meeting alot of interesting characters along our journey. A lovely...More

1  Thank bateson46
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was the first stop on our walk to Malham Cove and Malham Tarn. We walked to the Foss from the dales car park. It is an easy walk and children will enjoy it, walking over the river by the small footbridge in Malham. Then...More

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Paul S
3 July 2018|
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Response from Kerry P | Reviewed this property |
At the tourist information centre I think there were motor homes. There is an additional car park in a field opposite that you would definitely fit on.
2 November 2017|
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Response from Misty_Le_Cluck | Reviewed this property |
BD23 4DA is the postcode for the Tourist Information. On sunny weekends it gets busy so you will need to get there early to get a car parking space. I was there this Sunday and the car park at the Tourist Information was... More
23 May 2017|
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Response from eileen w | Reviewed this property |
No sorry it's quite difficult to get to as you have climb over some rocks. If you go across the road and follow the path whic I think would take a wheelchair, you will not be disappointed