waterfalls in uk

The Mesmerising Waterfalls in UK

Hundreds of waterfalls adorn the UK thus attracting millions of visitors to the country throughout the year. Many of these waterfalls in uk provide their guests with enough locations for them to engage in trekking, swimming, camping, walking, etc. Almost every tourist, agent, resort, and hotel offers their guests with tours on request to enjoy seeing the waterfalls in uk.

Eas a’ Chual Aluinn

The highest waterfall in the UK, Eas a’ Chual Aluinn, exhibits its beauty being in Assynt, Sutherland, Highland Scotland. The water falls from a height of 200m. The Niagara Falls cannot overtake the length and breadth of Eas a’ Chual Aluinn when the latter falls in its full glory.

From Sutherland, visitors reach the waterfall by passing a distance of six miles along boggy paths. The Hotel Kylesku provides boat trips for their guests on request depending on the weather condition. Along the way, they can witness the beauty of the waterfall at close range. Those who engage in this tour can also reach Kerrachar Gardens, another beauty in the UK. The English meaning of Eas a’ Chual Aluinn conveys ‘Waterfall of the Beautiful Tresses’.

An Steall Ban

Scotland, blessed with the second largest waterfall in the UK, called An Steall Ban. Located in Glen Nevis, Fort William, Highland, it cascades from a height of 120m. Nevis Gorge provides a path through it for visitors to view the waterfall clearly. John Muir Trust manages and preserves this area. ‘The White Spout in Gaelic or An Steall Ban exhibits the beauty of the Mother Nature in its full grandeur throughout the year.

Falls of Glomach

Located at Ross-shire in Scotland, Falls of Glomach is the third highest waterfall (113m) in the UK. Visitors to this waterfall have to engage in an adventurous journey, an almost eight-kilometer distance, in the wilderness to reach the Falls of Glomach. However, not discouraged by the distance and rough paths, thousands pursue the journey to have a sufficient view of the waterfall.

Devil’s Appendix

Wales owns this beauty called the Devil’s Appendix, which the tallest waterfall (93m) located in Twll Du in Cwm, Idwal, Snowdonia in Wales. The Devil’s Appendix changes its form often by becoming a broken waterfall or a scattered ice cascade.

Pistyll Y Llyn

Located in the Cambrian Mountains, the Pistyll Y Llyn (91m) is reachable from Glaspwll, Powys, Wales. There are many cascades and about two waterfalls at the location. The River Llyfnant is about 160m starting from Llyn Penhaeadr and meets Cwm Rhaeadr while forming the ‘Pistyll Y Llyn’ waterfalls on its way.

Pistyll Rhaeadr

Pistyll Rhaeadr Falls are in three stages from a height of 73m and meets the river below ‘the Afon Rhaeadr. The initial stage of Pistyll Rhaeadr Falls is so enchanting that it is known as ‘Seven Wonders of Wales. The site holds immense value for scientists due to its remarkable beauty and geographical marvels. Visitors can easily park their vehicles at the location where there is also a convenient café.

Canonteign Falls

Canonteign Falls (70m) shows the sheer innovativeness of man’s ingenuity for having created the waterfalls by diverting a watercourse to make it fall off a cliff. Canonteign Falls are in the Dartmoor National Park in Chudleigh, South Devon.

Clyde Falls

Four waterfalls make up these beautiful waterfalls. They fall into the river Clyde, New Lanark, South Lanarkshire, in Scotland. The four falls, Dundaff Linn, Bonnington Linn, and Corra Linn fall from the higher region of the location while New Lanark falls from the lower edge. The Scottish Wildlife Trust manages the Clyde Reserve.