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A fairly unique and fascinating place.

Lacy's Caves, a pretty unique and fascinating place. Not particularly well signposted but, worth... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Stuart W
Glimpse of a bygone age

We walked the path from Little Salkeld, where you can park on the road, after heavy rain, so it was... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2018
Alnwick, United Kingdom
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All reviews long meg stone circle nice walk sunday walk steam train route takes warning signs eden valley circular route worth the effort three hours heavy rain signposts workings glassonby woods folly
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lacy's Caves, a pretty unique and fascinating place. Not particularly well signposted but, worth the effort to find the caves. Built as a folly for a previous landowner they provide a beautiful outlook over the River Eden. We continued beyond the cave to do a...More

Thank Stuart W
Reviewed 25 September 2018

We walked the path from Little Salkeld, where you can park on the road, after heavy rain, so it was quite muddy and slippery. We struggled in places, even with proper walking boots, so be prepared as there are several sheer drops by the fast...More

1  Thank SHEEPY2012
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

We did the circular walk - Lacy’s Cave round to Meg and her daughters. Overnight rain made the walking very very muddy and slippery - many paths damaged so care needed - not a straightforward stroll. But very interesting to see the caves. Walk passes...More

Thank Q9326WIsarahd
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Once you are clear of the concrete track the walk up to the caves is very nice with glimpses of the river and lovely woodland. The caves are interesting and easily accessible. A torch is useful, but not essential. It is worth Googling the caves...More

1  Thank Hitchmob
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

This place was an amazing visit, beautiful views and a great walk to get to them, great for dogs too. Beautiful views from caves. It must be noted however the caves have been graffitied and written on by others which is a shame! Still worth...More

1  Thank kittenkid10
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

We visited Lacy’s Caves during a recent trip to the Penrith/Ullswater area. We followed the directions given on a previous Trip Advisor review - park near the equestrian centre in the village and walk down towards the diary farm where you can then follow the...More

4  Thank rachele799
Reviewed 19 July 2018

Firstly we visited meg and her daughters which was lovely. We then parked near the equestrian centre in the village to start the walk to the caves. Unfortunately we never carried on the walk to find laceys caves because after exiting the car with our...More

5  Thank Lucy B
Reviewed 31 May 2018

We often walk from Littke Salkeld to Lacys Cave and on to Long Meg as a circular walk. Good for dog walk. Can combine with refreshments at the bakery at the water mill but they warned us from parking there and doing the walk !

6  Thank John R
Reviewed 12 May 2018

Not very well sign posted, but thanks to a local, we parked in the village and walk down. the view over the river were fantastic on route, and we soon entered the woodland area. the path has eroded in places but new ones have been...More

2  Thank landrovermike
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Once we found the starting point this was a beautiful walk well worth the effort. Following directions from a local we Parked in a lay-by on rhs of Kirkoswald to Glassonby road on a small bridge. Approx 1.4 miles from Kirkoswald. Climb up grass bank...More

2  Thank terrynev
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Hayley G
16 November 2016|
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Response from KH2691 | Reviewed this property |
It isn't sign posted, its a little tricky to get to, but if you get the postcode, park near by and just follow the track, you should be ok :)
Dawn B
20 August 2016|
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Response from joyce r | Reviewed this property |
Apologise for the late reply no don't go if it's wet, with children. also a visit to long Meg count the stones you never get the same number twice
Francis G
10 April 2016|
Response from whatnamecaniuse | Reviewed this property |
No, it is as free as can be!