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Aira Force

7ml S of Penrith | A592, Penrith CA11 0JY, England
+44 17684 82467
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US$89.10*
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Full Day Lake Explorer Tour from Windermere
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Private Tour of the Lake District from Windermere
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“national trust” (259 reviews)
“lovely walk” (189 reviews)
“car park” (395 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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7ml S of Penrith | A592, Penrith CA11 0JY, England
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+44 17684 82467
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"national trust"
in 259 reviews
"lovely walk"
in 189 reviews
"car park"
in 395 reviews
"beautiful waterfall"
in 44 reviews
"steep steps"
in 33 reviews
"parking fee"
in 19 reviews
"natural beauty"
in 21 reviews
"lake district"
in 102 reviews
"nt members"
in 26 reviews
"heavy rain"
in 34 reviews
"ullswater steamer"
in 20 reviews
"two hours"
in 50 reviews
"easy walk"
in 31 reviews
"well worth the effort"
in 23 reviews
"small shop"
in 17 reviews
"walking boots"
in 22 reviews
"red squirrels"
in 57 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A very popular location, crowded with lots of families and couples. Very well organised and clean, with helpful staff at the entrance. Very well signposted so great for children and families. However the waterfall and the views were a little underwhelming, but the nature and...More

Thank Stella23114
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nice sunny day, so decided to visit the falls and enjoy the fresh air. The two young attendants were helpful, plenty of parking available and the NT parking scanner is easy to use. There are enough different interwining routes so you can pick your easier...More

Thank 207alanr
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited this beautiful waterfall after seeing many people on Instagram posting their photos. Note, the waterfall is not just what you see at the start, take a little walk further down, there are a few stairs, but there is some lovely bridges that have been...More

1  Thank jenny_s1990
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Busy car park with toilet block. National Trust so free to members otherwise a hefty £5 for a couple of hours. Tea room next to the car park. Pleasant walk uphill but a lack of signage with paths going off left right and centre. 10...More

Thank Stephen T
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were staying in a cottage in Patterdale which is just outside Glenridding. It was a beautiful sunny day so we decided to walk ... from Patterdale and right up Aira Force and back to Patterdale. Yes, all 21kms. Very worth it though and FREE...More

Thank SuzyMP72
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Aira Force waterfalls were lovely but quite busy even in June. Signs could be better, couldn't find the cafe! There are 3 car parks, easiest one to get to the falls is the bottom carpark, where eventually we found the cafe, but the top car...More

Thank meljcook1
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The drive to Aira Force took us through some beautifully dramatic scenery, when we arrived the main car park was very busy and we were fortunate to find a spot at the alternative car park at the top of the falls. Despite the popularity of...More

1  Thank Sn0wman
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Expensive to park the car if you are not a National Trust member but three stages to the climb & you can decide if you just want to do the main one to the falls. Little tip buy the map as i didn't think the...More

Thank Celine C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited on a sunny day, which probably made it look better but it's a stunning view.Well worth a visit if your in the area and it's free, there's a visitors shop there and refreshments.

Thank Paul H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Aira Force at 9.30am and wow what a place. My husband and I walked around the whole place with our 4yr old daughter and it was wonderful at this time of day. The sun was shining and the views were breathtaking. The waterfall...More

Thank dg6850
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IvyFlood
22 October 2017|
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Response from Linda M |
yes! you can have the sticker if the shop is open (I went in February and unfortunately was closed)
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Julie S
6 September 2017|
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Response from 218allanf | Reviewed this property |
Going on my own experience, and observation of other sightseers, a person with average levels of fitness should have little or no problems navigating to the top of the falls. Others with lower levels of fitness can, and do... More
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Bradie W
16 August 2017|
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Response from brownie_blondie_23 | Reviewed this property |
No its too dangerous with the rocks and fast flowing waterfalls.
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