Tom Gill Waterfall Circular Walk

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Easy
Duration
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0.5-1h
Distance
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1.6 km
Elevation
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104 m
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Tom Gill Waterfall Circular Walk

The Tom Gill Waterfall Circular Walk is a short journey in the Lake District that provides the opportunity to visit a charming waterfall. While out on the trail, you will pass through a beautiful stretch of woodland terrain and make your way along well-maintained pathways before visiting the cascading waters of the Tom Gill Waterfalls. This short route can be extended by following the loop around Tarn Hows.

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Route Description for Tom Gill Waterfall Circular Walk

Walking the Tom Gill Waterfall Circular is a family-friendly adventure in the Lake District that is popular with walkers of all ages and skill levels due to the short overall distance, pleasant forest setting, and stunning waterfalls. Setting out from the car park, walkers will follow along the well-maintained pathways as they wind through the tranquil woodland atmosphere, eventually arriving at the site of the waterfalls. After taking in the natural beauty of the rushing water, make your way around the loop portion of the trail and continue through the forest on the return leg of the journey back to the car park where you began.

Getting to the Tom Gill Waterfall Circular Walk Trailhead

To get to the car park for the Tom Gill Waterfall Circular Walk from Skelwith Bridge, make your way to the southwest for 4.8 km along the A593, where you will find it on the left.

Route Information

  • When to do

    Year-Round

  • Backcountry Campsites

    No

  • Pets allowed

    Yes - On Leash

  • Family friendly

    Yes

  • Route Signage

    Average

  • Crowd Levels

    High

  • Route Type

    Circuit

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