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Spectacularly beautiful river and falls near Ullswater

There are two National Trust car parks that serve this attraction. This is a wonderful place to... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2018
London, United Kingdom
Waterfall visit

We parked in the top car park and walked down to the waterfalls, well worth the walk, really... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2018
Nicky L
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Matterdale End CA11 0JY, England
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Reviewed 15 August 2018

There are two National Trust car parks that serve this attraction. This is a wonderful place to spend half a day or even the whole day. The walk along the river alone makes the trip worth while. The falls is beautiful and the climb up...More

Thank Travelogo
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

We parked in the top car park and walked down to the waterfalls, well worth the walk, really spectacular place even with the low water levels. Would love to visit again to see it after water levels rise.

Thank Nicky L
Reviewed 15 July 2018

We visited Aira Force waterfall during our day to Ullswater, This is a National Trust property which has a large car park which is free to NT members. The walk to the fall offers a number of trails some of which have flights of steep...More

Thank John5550
Reviewed 12 July 2018

We decided to have a late afternoon trip up to Ullswater with a visit to Aira Force, neither of us had been before. We are NT members so parking was free, and we easily found a space. No entry fee either, but you can buy...More

1  Thank Bob P
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

We stopped at Aira Force after riding the Ullswater Steamers. This is a National Trust site so its great if you have your membership. The hike to the waterfall is easy and quite lovely. It was hit the day we were there so the cool...More

Thank Armando S
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

I would highly recommend this beautiful place come rain or shine( preferably sun). We spent approx 2 hrs here climbing on rocks and doing a circular walk, the tea room is situated overlooking Ullswater so peaceful, enjoy

Thank Helen153
Reviewed 7 June 2018

Visited whilst on family holiday. Recommend going early because only just got a parking space and there are 3 car park areas in various areas! £5 fee to park or free if a National Trust Member. We took a picnic and spent 5 hours taking...More

Thank katjdaniels
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Most people only walk up to the main falls; however there is much more to see, as you can walk right up a long path taking in a number of smaller falls. If you go further then you can follow the trail all the way...More

Thank JudithandPaul2006
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

On the drive home to Edinburgh from Windermere we stopped at the National Trust car park for Aira Falls. £5 charge to park up with funds going toward path/road maintenance of the site. The weather was sunny, dry but very cold. The falls are less...More

Thank Weebubs39
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Don't let the lack of spaces in the car park put you off because this walk is wonderful. Take your time, take a picnic, take the family, or dont, but definitely take a walk up this beautiful and picturesque part of the British countryside. I...More

2  Thank Spencer S
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