Lydford Gorge

Important notice -

All our houses, gardens, parks, toilets, cafes and shops are now closed to further restrict the spread of coronavirus. Please note Lydford Gorge is closed. Please do not travel here.

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

More about this place

Lydford Gorge


Spring is around the corner

Peacock and tortoiseshell butterflies on thistles at Charlecote Park

Butterflies and more 

Have you seen your first butterfly of the year yet?

Lydford Gorge

Our work

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.