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Janet's Foss waterfall

Janet's Foss waterfall

Hiking Highlight

Recommended by 249 out of 249 hikers

This Highlight is in a protected area

Please check local regulations for: Yorkshire Dales National Park

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  • Dan Hobson

    Janet's Foss is a beautiful waterfall nestled among trees on the footpath from Malham Village to Gordale Scar. You can splash around in the waterfall and its plunge pool, making it a popular spot, especially at peak times (weekends, warm weather, bank holidays etc).

    • November 13, 2018

  • This waterfall and path get very busy.

    • August 17, 2020

  • Don't miss the cave to the right 😉

    • December 12, 2020

  • Always picturesque and a popular photo opportunity

    • December 17, 2020

  • If you turn right as you are leaving Janet's Foss you can down over the Foss into the pool below.

    • January 1, 2021

  • Stunning waterfall with many people wild swimming there. can get very busy

    • May 11, 2022

  • Stunning waterfall but very busy and lots of wild swimmers

    • May 11, 2022

  • Perfect for a dip! Deep enough to dive into when the water level is high (we saw someone do it!)

    • May 18, 2022

  • A very pretty walk, so many different views and then leading into a forest where the fall is. A lovely easy walk on its own.

    • June 17, 2022

  • Arriving at a style gate, pass through and enter thick woodlands where you’ll be in earshot of Janet’s Foss — sounds guiding you to the final destination: a hidden waterfall and plunge pool hemmed in by trees that feels a million miles from the stress and strains of modern life.

    • June 18, 2022

  • Go right and do the Janet foss waterfall first, you will see why near the end

    • September 1, 2022

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Location: Craven, North Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

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