From Wooler head south on the A697 toward Morpeth and Alnwick. Continue on this road for about 8 miles passing a timber yard on the left. Not long after the timber yard turn right towards Ingram and the Breamish Valley. Carry on this road for about 3 miles before crossing a bridge over the river.( If you wish to stop at the cafe in Ingram village pass the car park on the left and take the left turn to the cafe and church). Passing the car park on the left continue along this road, past some houses and over a cattle grid.
Soon you will pass a car park and toilets on your right and the hill of Brough Law on the left. Carry on along this road beside the River Breamish before crossing a bridge and eventually arriving at Hartside. Vehicles are not allowed any further but you are able to park on the grass and walk the rest of the way.
3. Proceed through the gate and follow the stony path up the hill keeping the wood to your right. When you reach the top take the left hand path across the top of the hill which drops down towards some trees. Here you will see the waterfall below.
4. Clamber down the stones to the waterfall where there are plenty of spots to sit by the pool or river and admire this amazing sight. There are lots of places to sit and relax and enjoy a picnic.
5. Retrace your steps back to Hartside. For a longer walk park at Ingram or near Brough Law.