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

Sat 28 Jul 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.

Mini raft making

Sat 28 Jul 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.

Family ranger day

Tue 31 Jul 2018
Celebrate world ranger day with us, come along to meet the rangers and try something new.

Make a Lydford pixie door

Sat 04 Aug 2018
Get creative and decorate a miniature door for a Lydford pixie, or any magical creature you like.

Launch a bottle rocket

Mon 06 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.

Bushcraft den building

Thu 09 Aug 2018
Learn how to build a den, the rangers are on call to test your dens with watering cans, see if you can disappoint them. Then cook up some bread on a stick.
Lydford Gorge

Our work

Lydford Gorge

Eating and shopping

Cream teas and walking boots

Lydford Gorge


The Whitelady Waterfall, Lydford Gorge, Devon

The formation of the Whitelady Waterfall 

Whitelady Waterfall is an outstanding sight to behold