Stainforth Waterfalls in the Yorkshire Dales

A couple of miles east of the Forest of Bowland is the small village of Stainforth, which offers easy access to the Yorkshire Dales.  Nearby there are a number of pubs and also a great campsite called Knight Stainforth (some of the team have stayed here and mentioned the food is particular good).

This route takes in two fantastic waterfalls, Catrigg Force and Stainforth Force, but also gives you a teaser of some of the beautiful fells of the Yorkshire Dales with a scramble up Warrendale Knotts.

Ribble Way

On the last stretch of this walk the route takes you along the Ribble Way at Lancliffe.  The River Ribble starts about 10 miles upstream near the famous Ribblehead Viaduct and soon gathers momentum as it snakes westward through the Forest of Bowland, dumping its load in the Irish Sea at Lytham St. Annes.

The Ribble Way is a 75 mile long distance path from….

Route info

Postcode  BD24 9PB
Map Reference
54.101754, -2.274741
Low Point 150m
High Point 440m
Distance 12.5k
Cows Possibly
Dogs Fine on a lead
Nearby pub
Nearby hotel


Along the way