Winter Waterfalls

Wainswath falls near Keld

Waterfalls in Upper Swaledale

After heavy rain the waterfalls become a commanding, ferocious force of water. During a spell of deep frost waterfalls sometimes transform into a cold cascade of frozen lace and icy icicles.

courtesy of Ian Short Photography

Keld in Upper Swaledale has the highest concentration of waterfalls in England. Keld Waterfall Walk takes in the six waterfalls with public access. There are so many good reasons to visit upper Swaledale. Put waterfall walks on your ‘to do’ list when you are here. Winter, spring, summer and autumn walking with the waterfalls is a wonderful experience. Keld Waterfall Walk leaflets are available at the Keld Resource Centre in the village or pick one up in Upper Swaledale Holiday cottage, B&B or Shepherd’s Hut.