Canonteign falls

(Lady Exmouth Falls, Clampitt falls)

The Canonteign fall or Lady Exmouth falls claims to be the highest waterfall in England with a total drop of 66 meters. The Canonteign falls are located south of Exeter near the village of Trusham in England (United Kingdom). You have to pay a fee for entering the park.

The entrance of the park is located along the B3193 heading to Teign valley. South of Lower Ashton there is a brown tourist  sign “Canonteign falls”.

There are two waterfalls at Canonteign: the natural falls which have existed in this valley since time immemorial and the spectacular Lady Exmouth Falls, named after the 3rd Lady Exmouth and built under her direction in 1890.

The Lady Exmouth Falls were created by local miners under the direction of Lady Susan Exmouth after they had been made redundant following the closure of the estate’s silver mines. The waterfalls are the highest manmade waterfalls in England.

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About Canonteign falls

CountryUnited Kingdom
RegionEngland
LocationLower Ashton/Trusham-Exeter
RiverX
Height66m
Latitude50.629642
Longitude-3.651519
Best visitAfter heavy rainfall
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