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Gorpley Clough Local Nature Reserve

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Great waterside walk.

We found this place by accident on TripAdvisor. What a hidden gem, a very small car park leads to a... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2017
Leeds Uk
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Interesting walk down the valley and gorge.

Starting at Sharneyford walking alongside the river down towards Todmorden, the views are stunning... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2016
Lancashire, United Kingdom
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Feb 26, 2017
“Great waterside walk. ”
Jul 12, 2016
“Interesting walk down the valley and gorge.”
A Local Nature Reserve and Geological Trail with a car park, interpretation panels, seats . This is a lovely steep sided wooded valley with series of waterfalls along a tumbling upland stream, a natural gem tucked away. There is a reservoir with a...more
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Bacup Road, Todmorden, England
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Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

We found this place by accident on TripAdvisor. What a hidden gem, a very small car park leads to a beautiful gorge waterfall walk. Keep it a secret!

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Reviewed 12 July 2016

Starting at Sharneyford walking alongside the river down towards Todmorden, the views are stunning, getting more interesting lower down as the valley narrows into the Gorpley Clough narrows. Lots of interesting photo shots of waterfalls. and wildlife. Finishing the walk at Gauxhome, with about a...More

2  Thank newpacker
Reviewed 17 May 2016

We live up Bacup Rd & like to walk up the track by the stream onto the hills. Always looks good whatever the time of year. The path is well looked after.

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 2 April 2016

As you criss cross the stream, up the hill you rarely see many people and get to enjoy the place itself. The reservoir at the top is a real treat and I have been told there are fossils found from time to time on its...More

1  Thank littlebluedunebuggy
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Maybe I shouldn't mention this, as it was so good and we only saw one other person - don't want everyone rushing there. But it is a great place to walk. Go up through the clough, past waterfalls, and back down by the path through...More

1  Thank JCTod
Reviewed 28 January 2016

Gorpley Clough is a hidden gem that deserves to be better known. It is a lovely remote steep sided wooded valley (known locally as a Clough) that has a delightful upland stream that tumbles over a series of waterfalls and rapids. There is a small...More

4  Thank David L
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