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Finding Serenity at Mallyan Spout: Escaping to 1 of England's Most Beautiful Waterfalls

Escape the hustle and bustle of city life and discover a hidden gem nestled in the heart of England. Mallyan Spout is a mesmerizing waterfall that beckons you to explore its peaceful surroundings, leaving all your worries behind.

Introduction to Mallyan Spout

Whether you're looking for adventure or some much-needed serenity, this natural wonder will surely captivate your senses with its tranquil beauty. Join us as we take a journey through one of England's most beautiful waterfalls and uncover the secrets of finding inner peace amidst nature's splendour.

Mallyan Spout is one of England's most famous and beautiful waterfalls. It is located in the North York Moors National Park, near the village of Goathland. The waterfall is about 98 feet high and is fed by a small stream called Mallyan Gill.

Mallyan Spout has been a popular tourist destination for centuries. In the early 1800s, people would take Maiden Voyages to see the falls.

Today, Mallyan Spout is still a popular tourist destination. Thousands of people visit the falls each year to see its beauty and to experience its peaceful atmosphere.


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History of the Waterfall

The falls were created over time as the river eroded the soft rock beneath them. The first references to the falls date back to the 12th century, when they were known as "the great cataract of Mallyan". In the 18th century, they became known as Mallyan Spout.

People have long been drawn to Mallyan Spout for its natural beauty. In 1769, William Wordsworth visited the falls and wrote about them in his journal. In 1810, J.M.W. Turner made a painting of the falls, which is now displayed in Tate Britain.

Today, Mallyan Spout is a popular tourist attraction, and people come from all over to see its majestic cascades. If you're looking for a place to find peace and quiet, Mallyan Spout is the perfect place to escape to.

What to Expect When Visiting

There are a few things to keep in mind when visiting Mallyan Spout, though. First, the falls are located in a remote area, so you'll need to be prepared for a bit of a hike to get there. Second, the falls can be quite crowded on weekends and holidays, so it's best to visit during the week if possible. Remember to bring your camera - this is one spot you'll want to capture for memories, and don't forget to tag @routeyc, we love to share!


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Directions and Map of Mallyan Spout

The waterfall is best reached by following the signposted footpath from the car park at Mallyan Spout Hotel. The walk takes about 10 minutes.

The best time to visit Mallyan Spout waterfall is early in the morning or late in the evening when there are fewer people around, but make sure you pack your essentials, especially in Autumn and Winter!

Things to Do at Mallyan Spout

There are few things more tranquil than spending a day surrounded by Mallyan Spout's natural beauty. Here are some ideas of ways to make the most of your visit:

Take a hike: Mallyan Spout is located in the heart of the North York Moors National Park, so there are plenty of opportunities for scenic walks and hikes.

Pack a picnic: What better way to enjoy the waterfall than by sitting back with a blanket and a good book (or film)? Make sure to pack enough food and drink to last you a few hours.

Explore the area: In addition to the waterfall, there are plenty of other sights to see in the area. Take a stroll through Goathland Village, visit the nearby Abbey Garth Nature Reserve, or explore one of the many picturesque villages in the national park.

Need more fall-spiration?

Hayburn Wyke and Falling Foss Waterfalls are two of England's most beautiful waterfalls. They both offer stunning views of the surrounding countryside. Hayburn Wyke is the more popular of the two falls, and it is easy to see why. The waterfall cascades down a steep rocky cliff, and the viewing platform at the top of the falls offers visitors a perfect view of the surrounding valley. Falling Foss, on the other hand, is a hidden gem. The waterfall is located in a remote woodland setting so perfect for a spot of forest bathing, and it can be reached by following a short footpath from the car park. The falls themselves are less impressive than Hayburn Wyke, but the peaceful surroundings make up for it.

Couple on top of waterfall

There’s much to be said for finding balance and a sense of serenity in the natural world. And if such a place does exist, it would probably have to be the Yorkshire Coast, so add a "fall" to your Route YC itinerary and have a bit of #jomo 🍃

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