Wild Swimming

The rivers, becks, waterfalls and pools within the Settle Area
provide some great opportunities for wild swimming.

The best known spots are Stainforth Force, Catrigg Force and Janet's Foss
 - but there are many others if you are in the know!
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Guided Wild Swimming Experiences for Individuals and Groups >>

Wild Swimming:  Health, Safety, Risks and Dangers >>

Dales Discoveries: Wild Swimming >>


Catrigg Force (Waterfall)

Catrigg Force is an absolute gem. The waterfall is hidden from view in a small secluded copse one mile upstream of Stainforth village. The main waterfall has a vertical drop  ...

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Janet's Foss

Janet's Foss is a very pretty waterfall and pool set in ancient woodland a short distance from Malham Village.

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Stainforth Force (Waterfall)

At Stainforth Force, just west of Stainforth village, the River Ribble tumbles over a series of cascades where salmon can often be seen leaping on their final journey up river to their spawning grounds.

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