APR 2021 – 4.5 Miles – INGLETON WATERFALLS TRAIL (NORTH YORKSHIRE)

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This walk was recommended by a friend, who funnily enough we bumped in to whilst she was half way through the trail. We were doing a walk nearby and happened to pass by.


Total Distance: 4.5 Miles
Highest Point: 1823 Feet
Total Realistic Time: ~3 Hours

Ingleton Waterfalls Trail is a well-known circular trail beginning and ending in the village of Ingleton in the English county of North Yorkshire, now maintained by the Ingleton Scenery Company. It is claimed that the trail, some 8 kilometres (5 miles) long, and with a vertical rise of 169 m (554 feet) has some of the most spectacular waterfall and woodland scenery in the north of England.  It is on private land and an entrance fee is charged. Link below to read more:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ingleton_Waterfalls_Trail

The official website of Ingleton Waterfalls Trail link below:

https://www.ingletonwaterfallstrail.co.uk

There is parking at Ingleton Waterfalls Trail, the car park is for all customers entering into the trail.

Cost of the tickets includes car parking, however this is limited to first come first served basis – please check the official link above for updated prices. This is the current price at the time we visited the trail.

Adult Ticket £8.00 (16 years & over)

Child Ticket £4.00 (Under 16 years)

Met up with my sister, brother-in-law and friends at the Ingleton Waterfalls Trail car park.

There is a snack bar and toilets near the car park entrance at the site. Along the trail there are a couple more places where you can grab a snack or two whilst you take in the views of the waterfalls and the surrounding area. Also half way along the trail there are also toilets available to customers.

Remember to bring some hard cash with you as the snack bar before you get to Thornton Force waterfall takes cash only. The ice cream there is very good, there was only one of us who had hard cash for us to enjoy the ice cream with a flake, thank you, you know who you are 🙂

Ingleton Waterfalls Trail car park as a first come first served basis – price of ticket includes car parking

The leaflet available has a map of the trail which shows all the waterfalls you will see along the way. There are six beautiful waterfalls clearly marked on the trail.

Trail map
At Thornton Force, the main waterfall you can get underneath. Some kids enjoying the refreshing fall 🙂

As the trail is on private land, the paths are very clean, safe and clear. It was a leisurely day out and a beautiful place to catch up with family and friends.


GENERAL EQUIPMENT

  • Apple iPhone 12 Pro (for photos/videos)
  • Comfy walking shoes (most important)
  • Flask with Hot drink (a good cuppa is always welcome)
  • ibuprofen (helping hand if you have any aches and pains)
  • Food and snacks (fuel to keep you going)

 

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