Lydford Gorge

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

Lydford Gorge

Things to see and do

Lydford Gorge

What's on

Upcoming events

Lydford Gorge scavenger hunt

Fri 17 Aug 2018
Keep your eyes peeled this summer at the gorge and see how many things you can tick off on your walk. There might even be some of the gorge's more mystical residents to spot.

Making woodland faces

Sun 19 Aug 2018
Create your own funny face sculpture for your garden or home using local wood and basic hand tools. All materials supplied with full instruction from the ranger team.

Mini raft making

Fri 24 Aug 2018
Make your own mini raft with the help of the ranger team then launch it on the river Lyd to see how well it sails.

Launch a bottle rocket

Wed 29 Aug 2018
Bring along an empty fizzy pop bottle or borrow one of ours and see how high you can make it fly using just water and air.

Wild kitchen FULLY BOOKED

Sat 01 Sep 2018
Forage for berries around the hedgerows then lunch on a chunky vegetable soup while turning your berries into jam over the open fire to have with scones and clotted cream.

Heritage open day

Sat 15 Sep 2018
Come for a walk at the gorge for free once more as part of the Heritage Open Day Scheme. Free entry.
Lydford Gorge

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Lydford Gorge

Eating and shopping

Cream teas and walking boots

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The Whitelady Waterfall, Lydford Gorge, Devon

The formation of the Whitelady Waterfall 

Whitelady Waterfall is an outstanding sight to behold