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Hardraw Force

The highest single drop waterfall in England is famous for several other reasons too, not least because of 'that' scene in Robin Hood Prince of Thieves where Maid Marion spies Robin Hood bathing under the waterfall.

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Ingleton Waterfalls

The Ingleton Waterfalls Walk has been a popular tourist attraction for over a hundred years. Day trippers from industrial towns such as Bradford and Leeds, came in their thousands by train on high days and holidays during the late nineteenth century.

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The Strid

The Strid is a famous spot on the River Wharfe close to Bolton Abbey where the river is forced through a narrow gap in the rocks.

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Catrigg Force

A hidden gem, this waterfall lies deep within a wooded gorge and is a perfect secluded spot loved by everyone who finds it.

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Aysgarth Falls

The three stepped waterfalls at Aysgarth have been a tourist attraction for over 200 years. Wordsworth visited them and Turner sketched them. More recently they provided a dramatic setting for a scene from the Hollywood movie Robin Hood Prince of Thieves.

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Janet’s Foss

The magical woodland setting of this National Trust-owned waterfall means it's no surprise that 'Janet' was actually the queen of the fairies and supposedly lived in a little cave behind the waterfall.

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Semer Water

Like Malham Tarn, this pretty lake set in the lap of Raydale, a side valley off Wensleydale, is unusual in the Yorkshire Dales in being naturally-formed. The pure waters of Semer Water have supported a wonderful variety of wildlife for thousands of years ever since the last glacier melted leaving it behind.

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Great Douk Cave

Great Douk Cave is a shallow cave system on the western slope of Ingleborough which is reached along the main path which starts from close to the Hill Inn.

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Malham Tarn

In leaky limestone country, surface water usually eventually finds its way underground. Malham Tarn is unusual because here the water doesn't sink into the ground.

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Yordas Cave

Yordas Cave can be found at the top end of the valley of Kingsdale, hidden in a small plantation just of the west side of the Thornton to Dent road below the summit of Gragareth.

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