Irthing Gorge Woodland

Gilsland

Features & activities

  • Free car parking less than 500m away
  • Information on site
  • Good views
  • Special wildlife interest
  • Well worth a visit
  • Ancient woodland – more than 400 years old
  • Bluebells
  • Moorland
This ancient woodland lines the steep slopes of a deep gorge chisseled by the River Irthing, with Crammel Linn waterfall at its head. Red squirrels and badgers inhabit the gorge, alongside a varied bird population and a rich mix of woodland plants.
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