Lydford Gorge

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

Lydford Gorge

Things to see and do

Bluebells on the slopes above the river

Bluebells at Lydford Gorge 

Steep wooded slopes provide a perfect home for bluebells to flourish and grow undisturbed.

Lydford Gorge

What's on

Upcoming events

Bug home making

Tue 28 May 2019
Construct a home for all sorts of creepy crawlies and tick off one of the 50 things to do before you're 11 ¾.

Basic green woodworking

Thu 30 May 2019
Learn how to safely use bushcraft knives and tools to make your own wooden mallet.

Making mini woodland faces

Sat 01 Jun 2019
Create your own mini face sculpture for your garden or home using local wood and basic hand tools. All materials supplied with full instruction from the ranger team.

Wild kitchen

Sat 15 Jun 2019
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.

Making wild woodland sculptures

Sun 30 Jun 2019
Let your creative side go wild, join our Ranger team to explore the art of wild woodland sculpture.

Animal tracks summer trail

Tue 23 Jul 2019
Can you discover which wild animals have left their footprints all around the gorge?
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Eating and shopping

Cream teas and walking boots

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Our work

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The Whitelady Waterfall, Lydford Gorge, Devon

The formation of Whitelady Waterfall 

Whitelady Waterfall is an outstanding sight to behold.