Lydford Gorge

Important notice -

We're working hard to reopen many of our places where it is safe to do so, however, Lydford Gorge is closed.

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

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Lydford Gorge


Lydford Gorge

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Sunlight and trees reflecting on the river Lyd, Lydford Gorge

Why Lydford Gorge is special 

Geology, human history and the natural world have all helped shape Lydford Gorge into what it is today.

Lydford Gorge


The remains of the 13th-century Lydford 'castle'

A brief history of Lydford 

Tales of silver, Vikings, harsh punishment and more. Many signs of which can still be seen today around the village.

The Whitelady Waterfall, Lydford Gorge, Devon

The formation of Whitelady Waterfall 

Whitelady Waterfall is an outstanding sight to behold.