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The deepest gorge in the South West, with spectacular 30m waterfall

The gorge is an amazing place to visit at any time of the year. The wildlife, river, plants and trees provide a stunning show each and every day.

Dippers and wagtails can be seen flying low over the river, while woodland birds can be spotted darting about in the trees.

Bluebells and wild garlic provide a heady scent and patchwork quilt of green, white and blue in May. Throughout the spring and summer other wildflowers add to the array of colours from pink purslane to the yellows of primroses and buttercups. The trees provide a spectrum of colour from the bright greens of the spring to the rich reds, oranges and yellows of autumn.

A walk and a cuppa

Delicious hot chocolate

Stretch those legs with a walk to the waterfall and enjoy a tasty snack or hot drink at the waterfall tea-rooms (open weekends, 11am-3pm).

Winter frosts

The walk to the waterfall can look magical at this time of year on crisp bright mornings. During a cold snap you may also see an icicle or two.

Christmas shopping

Christmas decorations

Enjoy shopping for loved ones this Christmas at the gorge.  There are tasty Christmas treats,  cards and decorations and gifts for all the family.


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