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Mill Gill Force, Askrigg, Wensleydale, Yorkshire Dales

Location/Access: In the village follow Mill Lane (near the church) out of the village until a signpost for Mill Gill Force, follow path (0.5miles) to Mill Gill Force.

Grid Ref: SD 938 914

Ordnance Survey Map: Explorer Map Sheet OL30

Source: Mill Gill

Height: Approximately 25 feet


Mill Gill Force is a hidden waterfall in a lovely secluded pocket of woodland near Askrigg, Wensleydale. The gill gets it's name from mill which stands half a mile downstream. Water crashes over the rocks dropping around 25 feet below before seeming to split into three and descend down a second drop of around 3 feet. It is a lovely waterfall that is best when combined with a trip to Whitfield Gill Force, a further kilometre along the footpath.