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Wain Wath Force is a waterfall situated on the River Swale in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, North Yorkshire, England. The falls are located at grid reference NY883015, one kilometre upstream from the hamlet of Keld which has three other waterfalls in its vicinity, namely Kisdon Force, East Gill Force and Catrake Force. The falls in the north of England are often termed “Forces” after the Norse word “Foss” which means waterfall.
Wain Wath Force is not a substantial falls; it has a drop of only around 1.5 metres as the river flows beneath the limestone cliffs of Cotterby Scar. Despite its modest height it is popular with visitors, the Coast to Coast long distance footpath passes the falls on the north bank of the River Swale while the main motor road up Upper Swaledale passes on the south bank.

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  • photogaryphy
    photogaryphyover 3 years ago

    Great shot Trevor of these lovely Yorkshire falls. Excellent colours too.

  • thanks Gary for your comments..very much appreciated

    – Trevor Kersley

  • 1stImpressions
    1stImpressionsover 3 years ago

    excellent mate

  • cheers mate

    – Trevor Kersley

  • David Davies
    David Daviesover 3 years ago

    Super, Trevor!

  • many thanks David

    – Trevor Kersley

  • WatscapePhoto
    WatscapePhotoover 3 years ago

    Brilliant, Trevor. Winter or not, there’s a lot of colour in this.

  • Thanking you Steve..I think we were there just at the right time of day as the bit of sun we had was shinning.

    – Trevor Kersley

  • Catherine Hamilton-Veal  ©
    Catherine Hami...over 3 years ago

    Lovely work Trevor.x

  • thanking you very much Catherine.×.

    – Trevor Kersley

  • TheBaldyMan
    TheBaldyManover 3 years ago

    Super image Trevor

  • many thanks Alex also for the fave…we had a wonderful day thanks for yopur company.

    – Trevor Kersley

  • Adri  Padmos
    Adri Padmosover 3 years ago

    Excellent image, Trevor.

  • thanks very much Adri

    – Trevor Kersley

  • Sandra Cockayne
    Sandra Cockayneover 3 years ago

    Excellent shot Trev, nice one hun! S:)x

  • cheers Sandi

    – Trevor Kersley

  • Jadon
    Jadonover 3 years ago

    Lovely shot Trevor..

  • much appreciated Jason

    – Trevor Kersley

  • emmy2
    emmy2over 3 years ago

  • Thank you very much for the feature Victoria

    – Trevor Kersley

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