Janet's Foss

Carries Gordale Beck over a limestone outcrop topped by tufa into a deep pool below. Also known as Jennet's Foss after a folklore fairy queen said to reside in a cave behind the waterfall. Foss is Scandanavian for waterfall. Another variation is "Force" as in Thornton Force or Catrigg Force, both in the Western Dales.

Ref: YD0071

Date: 17/08/2009

Location: Malhamdale, North Yorkshire

Photographer: Stephen Davison

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