667 Stainforth

The old Norsemen knew a thing or two about waterfalls, which they called "Fors", and Catrigg Force above Stainforth is one of the best. Edwin Elgar, the composer, was inspired by the water plunging over the cliff, so don't moan if it rains, get out there and enjoy the waterfalls!

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LOCATION: South Yorkshire Dales
START: Stainforth pay & display car park on B6479, two miles north of Settle, toilets
Grid ref: SD821673 Postcode: BD249PE
DISTANCE: 5 (or 2.5) miles
GRADE: Moderate
TIME: 2.5 hours
MAP: Explorer OL - Yorkshire Dales South & West Landranger 98
NOTE: The longer walk can be very boggy
EN ROUTE: Catrigg, Tongue Gill

This walk was originally published by
The Manchester Evening News

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