Devon Falls, Nuwara Eliya

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#4 of 8 in Nature in Nuwara Eliya
Walk through the plantation to get close to the 97 m (318 ft) high Devon Falls. The cascade was named after the famous British coffee planter, whose plantation sits nearby. Head to the viewpoint located in front of the Melsna Tea Castle, and take a break for a nice cup of tea while you admire views of the falls, which can also be seen from the main road. Enjoy the intact natural scenery, then get close to the waterfall for some incredible photos. A visit to Devon Falls represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Nuwara Eliya trip maker to plot your vacation.
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  • The Devon Falls can be viewed from the Hatton - Nuwara Eliya road along with a number of other water falls. Makes for a spectacular drive up-country.  more »
  • This water fall can be viewed from the Hatton - Nuwara Eliya road. Remember to put the shutters up when leaving your car at the viewing point as the monkeys are waiting to get in.  more »
  • If the St. Clair falls is spread out, this one is tall and narrow. Behind are the evergreen tea estates. If it rains, have a cup of tea nearby so that the sun shines again.  more »
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  • We can get a great experience by trying to reach to the fall pool. This is bit dangerous task unless well prepared. If you have experience on hiking we can reach to the 1st step of the fall.
  • Great view to witness beauty of Sri Lanka
  • It is a famous landmark among whoever traveled Nuwaraeliya via A7 road or by train.. After the St.Claire falls utilized for the hydro power generation this is the only fall that remain untouched. View points available for a better view..!
  • Popular water fall but cant reach the bottom like many falls.
  • Devon Falls is a waterfall in Sri Lanka, situated 6 km west of Talawakele, Nuwara Eliya District on A7 highway. The falls is named after a pioneer English coffee planter called Devon, whose plantation is situated nearby the falls. The Waterfall is 97 metres high and ranked 19th highest in the Island. The Falls formed by Kothmale Oya, a tributary of Mahaweli River. Altitude of Devon falls is 1,140m above sea level. -From Wikipedia

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British colonial buildings house many of the best hotels and guesthouse in Nuwara Eliya. Nostalgia-inducing villas dot the areas just outside of the town center, located near historic tea plantations and enjoying extensive views of the landscape. You can find budget hostels, hotels, and guesthouses close to the main bus station.
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