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Scaleber Foss

Scaleber Foss/Scaleber Force is a stunning, tumbling waterfall located a couple of miles outside Settle (it is accessed from the (very steep) Malham road).

Driving from Settle to Malham, you wouldn't realise that you were just a few metres away from this stunning example of a Yorkshire Dales waterfall - but step over the wall and you are quickly greeted by the most incredible sound and sight of the crashing water.

Scaleber looks particularly impressive in the ice - with incredible icicle formations on each level.

The falls can be accessed by a well marked footpath - although it is a tricky one to negotiate (very steep with slippy/eroded tree roots). There is a viewing point from the top though - so the waterfall can easily be seen within a minute of climbing over the stone stile from the road (although the stone stile means it is not easily accessed by all).

Please share your images of Scaleber Foss with us! Send your photographs and credit details to chamberadmin@settle.org.uk