A beautiful natural waterfall hidden just to the south of Whitby, Falling Foss is a popular yet relatively secluded spot nestled in the North Yorkshire Moors and a lovely place to while away a morning or afternoon.
Falling Foss is accessed via woodland on either side of the villages of Littlebeck and Maybeck. If travelling by car, simply follow the B1416 road and signs for parking at Sneaton Forest Car Park. There is also picnic area nearby, woods to play in and a footpath which takes you to Midge Hall.
Falling Foss Waterfall
The waterfall is 30-foot high and a beautiful attraction after heavy rain and there are many walking routes and mapped trails in the area. Many purposefully bringing walkers to Falling Foss to discover the beauty of the surrounding scenery.
Midge Hall and Falling Foss Tea Gardens
Midge Hall was originally a gamekeeper’s cottage, believed to date back to the 1780’s and is now home to a quaint tearoom. Between the 1960s and 2008 the property was left in ruin, but new owners have brought it back to life and given visitors to Falling Foss another wonderful reason to stick around.
The Falling Foss Hermit
Another local point of interest you can explore is ‘The Hermitage’. Which is just a short walk from the falls. Here, a cave is carved out of a huge bolder and dates from as far back as the 18th century and was once the secluded home of a hermit who foraged in the nearby woodlands.
Falling Foss Waterfall is easily accessible from our North Yorkshire Moors and Coast holiday cottages. Which are the perfect spot from which to explore the stunning surrounding countryside and shoreline.