2 images 2 contributors
About this spot
Willance's Leap is so named after Robert Willance who, in 1606, got lost in fog whilst out on his horse and ended up running off the edge of the cliff. Robert survived, with broken bones, and was kept alive by keeping himself warm inside his dead horse - his grave can still be found in the C of E church in Richmond. The location is beautiful even without the history though, with endless views up lower Swaledale.
Join PhotoHound to learn how, where and when to capture amazing photos here
- Know the best times, seasons & shooting conditions
- Detailed directions - maps, co-ordinates and directions
- Know how to get there - where to park or how to reach there using public transport
- Browse inspirational photos and learn how they were taken - see the EXIF details
- Bookmark your favourite spots for future reference
- Know exactly when to shoot for beautiful photographs - sunrise, sunset, blue hour and astrophotography
- Detailed, 7-day weather forecast at this location
- Share your images with like-minded travel photographers
This spot appears in 1 guide.