Becky Falls Nigel Cox
Originally known as Becka Falls, on the Becka brook, a tributary of the river Bovey. Its name was changed when it became a tourist attraction, and the name Becky Falls is now shown on current maps. A 1940's OS map shows it as Becka Falls.
Becky Falls are a set of rapids within a small river or brook, there are no sudden drops or major falls but a picturesque area with falls over some distance dropping around 70 feet overall, with water cascading over boulders. Located in Dartmoor, its a woodland park, designated an SSSI (site of special scientific interest) with rare lichens and fungi.
It has been a popular tourist place for a very long time, and the falls area is natural except for the walkways, the cafeteria, gift shop and car parks being away from these.
Becky Falls in the Autumn John Williams
There are some special events for example :-
FAMILY ACTIVITIES AT BECKY FALLS
Children's Letterboxing Challenge
Nature Challenge Competitions
Cute & Cuddly Animal Encounters
Animal Encounters of the Scary Kind!!
Ugly Bug Show
Animal feeding sessions
I have visited in the past, but it was some years ago.
Although there are entry fees, it appears from the Ordnance Survey map that there are footpaths through this area, see OS Get a Map, from which you may be able to see all that you want and there is no restriction on the use of photographs taken from a public path. It may also allow access at other times to those when the woodland park is open. I have not visited to see what can be photographed from the footpaths.
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