Scale Force waterfall, Crummock Water

Scale Force waterfall, Crummock Water

Photo of Scale Force, a lovely waterfall on the south western side of Crummock Water. The waterfall is most easily approached by following the easy path from Buttermere village, but wear waterproof footwear, for the ground can be marshy.

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