Aysgarth Falls
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In Greenteeth's meditations pages we aim to bring you a little sample of the rewarding experiences to be found without straying too far from home. Aysgarth Falls in North Yorkshire may look familiar to many. This is where the fight scene between Robin Hood and Little John was filmed in one of the Robin hood films made in the 1990s. It is much more peaceful in 2009 but waterfalls, even cascades like this rather than torrents are always a pleasure to visit.

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Aysgarth Falls, North Yorkshire
Aysgarth Falls, North Yorkshire

There is something wonderfully relaxing about falling water. The Cascades at Aysgarth, North Yorksire, which featured in a famous scene from Robin Hood is not a spectacularly high fall but apart from being a great place for a family picnic it is a wonderfully relaxing place to pend time either alone or as a couple. A series of small falls like this can be found in a short walk along the wooded banks of the River Ure.

Photo source Ian R Thorpe at Flickr


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