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East Gill Force, Keld, Coast to Coast

East Gill Force, Keld, Coast to Coast

East Gill Force

The East Gill Force lies beside the main route out of Keld of the Pennine Way and Coast to Coast walk. In sunny weather the sun refracts through and reflects off the spilling water to create a myriad of rainbow patterns, while picnickers relax in the luxury of the sunny, watery clime.

The waterfall is on the East Gill, only 20 or so yards from where the gill flows in the River Swale, having journeyed from high up on the East Stonesdale Moor.

East Gill Force is approached from a smooth gravel track from Keld, which winds down to the River Swale where a footbridge crosses the river near to the waterfall. This is a popular area for picnickers due to the flat expanse of grassy verge to the side of the falls.

In wet weather the water in the gill surges over the falls and roars along East Gill, spilling wildly into the River Swale not many yards distant. It pales, though, in comparison to the nearby Kisdon Force, just a few hundred metres further along the Swale. Sadly, however, Kisdon Force is not visible from the Coast to Coast path being hidden by dense undergrowth and the steep cliffs below the path.
ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS
Coast to Coast path
East Gill
East Gill Force
East Stonesdale
Keld
Kisdon Force
Pennine Way
River Swale



Waterfall at East Stonesdale

East Gill Force

Coast to Coast path leading to East Gill Force

Coast to Coast out of Keld
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The Wild Beauty of the Coast to Coast Path is designed both as a trail guide, and as an informative and adventurous travelogue. Written by Roy David McKee, this is a must-read for anyone contemplating the walk.

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Features of the Book:
  • Route described in detail
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  • Hundreds of colour photographs that can be expanded to full page
  • Photo-galleries of particular areas of interest.
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