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Review of Aira Force

Aira Force
Ranked #287 of 420 things to do in Lake District
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 to Dockrey and the excellent Royal Hotel for lunch or something stronger!

Thank JudithandPaul2006
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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 than a mile walk from the car park. Passing tree stumps and logs with coins hammered into them, unusual! We were lucky enough to see and snap a red squirrel, 1st I'd ever en lingered.
You hear the falls before you see them. The pool they fall into is clear and beautifully coloured.
Glad we stopped off.

Thank Weebubs39
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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 took the other half and our six-year-old in the chilly damp weather and I still enjoyed it even though I wanted to just stop relax and take photos without the obligation that every family man has. It's even worth paying for the parking (if you can get that elusive space).

2  Thank Spencer S
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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Well worth a visit - beautiful walks and views of the waterfall. There are calmer parts of the water where you can have a little paddle and there are plenty of spots to stop and have a picnic. There are lots of steep hills and steps so be aware of this before you arrive. There is a small tea/snack hut by the main entrance and a further cafe. The toilet block is at the entrance to the main car park. The car parks do get very busy so if you can't find a space on the main car park then there are two other overflow car parks that you can use (see signage by exit to main car park).

Thank becca14185
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Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

National Trust - lovely afternoon. Loos in car park. Cafe. Walk just enough for a relaxed stroll with children. Waterfalls great. ( also check Ingleton Falls if this is your thing.. longer walk though). You could have lunch first/after in Pooley Bridge... a good choice of food places 10 mins away.... walk.... coffee and cake in the cafe .

Thank Heather G
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