Aysgarth Falls
Aysgarth Falls
4.5
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Monday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Tuesday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Wednesday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Thursday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Friday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Saturday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Sunday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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  • S J
    8 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Luxury in a beautiful setting
    Plenty of parking. Hotel decorated to a high standard. Room was luxurious, they seem to have thought of everything. Gorgeous views from the room. Short walk takes you to the Falls and National Park Centre. We used it as a base to visit Leyburn, Middleham and Hawes. We chose to eat in Palmers which is the fine dining restaurant, but the bar also looked very nice. Breakfast was delicious and plentiful. All staff were brilliant. Also loved that they offered one night stays which a lot of places don't. Will definitely stay again.
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 9 June 2023
  • beccax95
    Leeds, United Kingdom818 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    One of my favourite places
    We have been going here since we were children. It is s beautiful location with a range of waterfalls that are easy to walk too. Even though we are now in our twenties we still like to go as a family to this area of outstanding natural beauty.
    How wonderful that you enjoyed coming to Aysgarth Falls as a child and continue to do so. There are many delightful places to visit in the Yorkshire Dales so we are delighted that you have chosen to give Aysgarth Falls such a splendid review. We hope that you continue to enjoy visiting us and we hope to see you again soon.
    Written 16 June 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 11 June 2023
  • Claire W
    Southampton, United Kingdom95 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Stunning Place 😍
    What a beautiful place, such stunning views, a real must see!! Car park was £3.50p, was an easy short walk from the car park, even got to dip our feet in. There's also toilets and a cafe
    Great to hear that you had such a lovely time at Aysgarth Falls and, of course, you had such wonderful weather. Thank you for visiting us and hopefully you will call again soon.
    Written 16 June 2023
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    Visited June 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 13 June 2023
  • Clive P
    Mold, United Kingdom29 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Nice Falls
    Great Falls easy car parking. It was a bit uneven to walk to, but it was worth it. The cafe is nice for a coffee. Don't park at the hotel just as you come off the main road. It's a rip-off, and from there, it is a steep walk down and back.
    Hello Clive, thank you for your review. Not sure which falls you walked to but we are sorry that you found the surface a bit uneven. As you mention the National Park car park does give easier access to all three waterfalls. Thank you for visiting and we hope to see you again soon.
    Written 14 July 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 11 July 2023
  • VoyageVogage123
    Bangor, United Kingdom165 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Upper Falls Picnic
    Great place to visit - we walked to the Lower & Middle Falls first (on the same path) - the Lower Falls are 830 metres from the Visitor Centre. These were our favourite. Then we took our picnic to the Upper Falls picnic area - very scenic spot. Parking is £3.50 for up to 2 hours, which is plenty of time to do all 3 falls and have time for a visit to the Cafe or a picnic. You can pay for the parking at the machines, or in the Visitor Centre itself at the till, which we did. I noticed that there is an electric car charging point in the car park, handy to know.
    Thank you for your comprehensive review which we are sure will be of benefit to future visitors who seek out information on Trip Advisor. I particularly like the lower falls which is a pleasant walk through Freeholders Wood which is an ancient woodland. Thank you for visiting and we hope to see you again soon.
    Written 3 August 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 17 July 2023
  • yesman_10
    Tutbury, United Kingdom134 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Waterfall deluxe
    Excellent place to visit, nice marked out routes, easy to follow. Only costs you the parking, for as long as you want to stay, really good visitor centre and cafe. The falls were fab when we visited after all the rain we were having, so made them more spectacular. Highly recommended.
    Great to hear you had such a lovely time here at Aysgarth Falls. We do appreciate you taking the time to write a review as feedback is always appreciated. Thank you for visiting and we hope to see you again at some point.
    Written 3 August 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 23 July 2023
  • KazHoo
    Norwich, United Kingdom14 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Nice to visit for an afternoon
    Good maintained paths that are easy to walk on and good for pushchairs to get to the waterfalls. The car park was busy, but we managed to park ok. We used one of the paper maps to do the Black footpath. It was very easy to follow and was a nice walk. Took about an hour to do.
    Great to hear that you found the paths well maintained and managed easily with your pushchair. The countryside walk (the black footpath) is a nice addition to the walk to the waterfalls. Thank you for coming to Aysgarth Falls and we hope to see you again soon.
    Written 27 August 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 11 August 2023
  • Carol D
    9 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A must see
    Beautiful, so good we went twice. Parked at top of the hill first day! After realising was another at the bottom of the hill but enjoyed the walk. The dogs loved a paddle in the water. Defo a place to take a pick nick and stay all day. Loved it.
    Hello Carol, thank you for the fantastic review. We are so pleased to hear that you had such a lovely time and visited us twice just because it was so good! Thank you for visiting and we would love to see you again soon.
    Written 9 September 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 31 August 2023
  • candmh54
    Greater London, United Kingdom45 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Enjoyable Easy Walk Aysgarth Falls
    The walk was easy and the view of the waterfalls at various viewpoints aesthetically pleasing. Parking at the Visitor Centre was plentiful and reasonably priced. The highlight, and the main reason for the 5 star review, is as result of having the good fortune to meet Keith, who is a Volunteer at the centre. Keith not only provided guidance regards the falls walk, but gave us some ideas of places to visit and drives to make in the Yorkshire Dales that are not generally in the guide books. Keith is a “Star Guide” and deserves a mention… look out for him at the Visitor Centre.
    Thank you for your lovely review. and we are delighted that you enjoyed your time here at Aysgarth Falls. Keith is indeed very knowledgeable and enjoys passing on his experience to enhance our visitors time in the Yorkshire Dales. We consider ourselves very fortunate to have Keith volunteering at Aysgarth Falls National Park Visitor Centre.
    Written 11 October 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 10 October 2023
  • Carl
    25 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Worth a visit
    Spent an enjoyable few hours here. The falls are spectacular. Car park £3.50, you can pay by card. All three falls are a fairly short walk from the car park. Cafe is very expensive £2.60 mug of tea, take a picnic.
    Lovely to hear that you enjoyed your visit to Aysgarth Falls. It is quite beautiful in the Autumn with the leaves changing colour. The falls vary with the seasons. A walk to the falls followed by a hot chocolate in the cafe in the Winter months makes for an enjoyable morning/afternoon. Please note we are only open weekends and school holidays 10.00 - 3.30 after the 5th November and closed all January. Thank you for visiting Aysgarth Falls.
    Written 30 October 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 27 October 2023
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Chris T
Lincoln, UK371 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
A chance to show relatives the Aysgarth Falls in all their stunning glory on a sunny day. They had never been before (and also never seen Robin Hood Prince of Thieves!) so were blown away. Parking is quite tight in the visitor centre car park, but if you get there reasonably early it is no problem. Small independent cafe at the end of the visitor centre that prefers cash sales! Great day out in good weather.
Written 28 May 2024
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Val W
Merthyr Tydfil, UK1,210 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Family
We have seen the falls after heavy rain and after dry patches and they are always lovely but this time the balance was perfect. It was a lovely day which helped even more!

The walks to see the falls are not arduous although without being able to do steps the viewing stations and the chance to walk along the stones are not possible. While one of us did go down and loved it, the other one enjoyed the views from above. If you are feeling energetic, there are paths up to Bolton Castle - it a real rise.

We always arrive early and do the falls before the Visitor Centre is open. The Centre itself is small but really worth a visit. If you are looking for refreshments, there is a nice cafe. There are also toilets which is often important!!

At busy times the carpark gets very full but is quite large and works on the average day. It is well worth paying the charge.
Written 19 May 2024
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Thank you for your lovely review and so pleased to hear you enjoyed your time in nature. How lucky to see the falls in all their splendour after the rain, but on a nice dry day. Aysgarth Falls changes through the seasons and is well worth a visit at any time of the year. Thank you for visiting.
Written 23 May 2024
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jwarnock34
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Friends
Plenty of water coming through. Visited all three levels. Stunning! Real bonus was for my friend having the use of an all terrain mobility scooter, enabling her to get closer to the falls than expected. Full marks to Alan and Simon for their knowledge, helpfulness and friendly welcome. Lovely breakfast sandwich and coffee too at the Visitor Centre.
Written 15 May 2024
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Lovely to hear that you had such a pleasant time here and we are delighted to hear that our tramper enabled you all to visit the falls. We shall pass on your kind comments to Alan and Simon. Thank you for visiting us.
Written 23 May 2024
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Stacey
Tyne and Wear, UK33 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Friends
Third time coming to the falls, and like always, we enjoyed every minute of our trip here and I would recommend it to anyone who likes to have a nice walk or just to relax.
Written 3 May 2024
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Thank you for your lovely review. Aysgarth Falls is a superb venue throughout the year, but the Spring months with all the flowers in Freeholders Wood is a delight. We hope you will return for a fourth visit soon.
Written 5 May 2024
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carl m
Peterborough, UK13 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
Breath taking views and beautiful surroundings. Right on the doorstep if our hotel. Easy to get to and we'll worth the walk
Written 2 May 2024
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Great to hear that you had such a lovely time here at Aysgarth Falls. The views are breath taking and we have some wonderful walks from the Visitor Centre. We hope you will pay your hotel and us another visit very soon. Thank you for visiting Aysgarth Falls.
Written 5 May 2024
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Susie
Exeter, UK72 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Friends
Well worth a visit. Absolutely breathtaking. I would definitely visit this place again as it is so beautiful and peaceful.
Written 28 April 2024
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Hello Susie, thank you for your review. We are so pleased to hear you had such a lovely visit. Thank you for visiting Aysgarth Falls.
Written 5 May 2024
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Samantha G
Nuneaton, UK114 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
Very easy walk around the 3 falls. There had been quite a lot of rain so there was plenty of water! However I bet in the summer it is lovely too. We parked at the top of the hill by a cafe - closed. It was a long walk back to the car park. We completely missed the signs for the Falls car park.
Written 6 April 2024
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Hello Samantha, Thank you for your review. The falls have been spectacular recently. Thank you for visiting and we hope to see you again perhaps in the Summer.
Written 15 April 2024
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Nina C
Surrey, UK113 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Friends
I thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the falls. Due to the amount of rain in the previous couple of weeks, the falls were at their most dramatic. It is possible to view them from 3 different places along the river. The trails are good and well signposted. Parking at the visitors centre car park is easy, with plenty of spaces and payment by card.
Written 3 April 2024
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Hello Nina, we're so pleased to hear you had a lovely visit. Your support is much appreciated and we hope to see you again soon.
Written 15 April 2024
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alison6691
Hartlepool, UK9 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Family
What a wonderful stay in a wonderful welcoming hotel . Staff could not have been nicer at all, food superb, lovely room and can’t wait to return
Written 26 March 2024
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Joanne B
151 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
When driving to Aysgarth falls, follow sat mav directions to Aysgarth visitors centre car park. The second turning on the right, not the first. The visitor centre staff were friendly and informative. Lots of geological information about the falls, easy and clear to understand. Quiant give shop with local items to buy. The falls were amazing. It had been raining all morning which was great so you could see the full force of the falls. Visited all three levels. Hadn't realised the top section is where part of Robin Hood was filmed. Costner version. Through the visitors centre is the coppice cafe, great food and again friendly staff. Will definitely be back again when near by.
Written 19 March 2024
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Hello Joanne, thank you for visiting Aysgarth Falls and placing a review. We are pleased to hear you found the staff in the Visitor Centre friendly and informative. We hope you will visit again soon.
Written 15 April 2024
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