Yorkshire Waterfalls 5 – West Burton Falls

I’m talking about my favourite waterfall (again!) in my latest post for the Natural Light Workshops blog…

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We’ve mentioned West Burton Waterfall (also known as Cauldron Force) numerous times on the blog – Sam had a look at the ever changing Cauldron Force last year, examining how different it looks on each visit.  However, it’s such a fantastic subject – one of the locations painted by Turner on his travels in the Yorkshire Dales – so no series on Yorkshire Waterfalls would be complete without a visit to wonderful West Burton!

Patterns in Walden Beck below West Burton Waterfall Patterns in Walden Beck below West Burton Waterfall

The waterfall is situated in West Burton village in Wensleydale, not far from Aysgarth Falls so it’s well worth a look on any trip to those more famous falls on the River Ure.  Situated in a rocky amphitheatre surrounded by overhanging trees, it’s a shady spot which makes it great for moving water photography as the waterfall doesn’t often catch any direct sunlight making it easy to photograph. …

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About marksunderland

Mark Sunderland is a landscape and travel photographer specialising in Yorkshire, England. He supplies licensed images, prints and calendars through marksunderland.com - the source for Images of Yorkshire - and also runs photography workshops in the Yorkshire Dales with Natural Light Workshops.

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