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Lydford Gorge

Add Lydford Gorge to your Itinerary

Type:Natural Feature

The Stables
Lydford Gorge
EX20 4BH

Tel: 01822 820320

Lydford Gorge

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adults£9.80 per ticket
Children£4.90 per ticket
Family (2 Adults)£24.50 per ticket

*Gift Aid admission prices include a voluntary 10% donation; visitors can, however, choose to pay the standard admission prices which are displayed on arrival at reception.


Attraction Facilities

  • Shop

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted - Essential to pre-book.

Key Features

  • Forest Location
  • In countryside
  • Outdoor Attraction


  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors - Induction loops in visitor facilities.
  • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors - Braille guide to railway path (easy access path). Railway path has raised location markers.
  • Guide Dogs Permitted - Not in the gorge.
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access - To visitor reception, shop and tearooms. Railway path (1/4mile) to the bird hide is the only path accessible for wheelchair users.
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Parking & Transport

  • Coach Parking
  • On Bus Route
  • On site parking - Limited to two coaches at either entrance to gorge. Pre-booking essential.


  • On-Site café/restaurant - Tearoom at both the main entrance and waterfall entrance serving light lunches, home-made cakes and cream teas, hot and cold drinks and ice-creams
  • Picnic Site

Payment Methods

  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Max group size - 50
  • Special group rates - For groups of more than 15 persons.
  • Sterling Travellers Cheques accepted
  • TIC Staff Admitted Free
  • Visa accepted

Establishment Features

  • Cater for groups
  • Dogs Accepted - On the lead throughout whole Gorge for safety
  • On-site coach parking
  • On-site Restaurant/Cafe
  • Picnic Area
  • Printed Material in Foreign Languages
  • Shop
  • Tea / Coffee Shop
  • Toilets

Printed Material in Foreign Languages

  • Dutch printed material
  • French printed material
  • German printed material

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Nearest major road is A30/ A386. A386 to Tavistock, turn right to Lydford village. Through Lydford village, Gorge signposted on right.


  • Regional and MiscellaneousDartmoor First Dartmoor First 2009

Opening Times

Lydford Gorge (4 Mar 2017 - 29 Oct 2017)
Bank Holiday10:0017:00

* We are open every day from 4 March to 29 October in 2017, 10am – 5pm (4pm October) last admission 30 minutes before closing.
And then just Saturday and Sunday from 30 October to 23 December for the walk to the waterfall only, shop and tearoom, 11am-3pm.

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