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

Tree trail

Mon 28 May 2018
Get to know a tree on your walk in the gorge this May half term. Find out about eight different trees then pick your favourite to get to know better.

Homes for bugs

Tue 29 May 2018
The rangers are asking for help to construct a giant bug hotel in the orchard to look after all the different insects at the gorge. Then make a mini version to take away and encourage friendly bugs to move into your own garden.

Bushcraft woodworking

Thu 31 May 2018
Learn how to safely use bushcraft knives and tools to make your own wooden mallet or cricket bat.

Making wild woodland sculptures

Sat 02 Jun 2018
Let your creative side go wild, join our Ranger team to explore the art of wild woodland sculpture.

Wild kitchen - FULLY BOOKED

Sat 16 Jun 2018
Forage for Elderflowers around the Lydford orchard and rustle up a batch of Elderflower cordial, then lunch on trout cooked over the open fire with seasonal wild garnishes.

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.
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