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High Force Waterfall, Middleton in Teesdale
Categories: Waterfalls, Nature & Parks
A majestic waterfall, High Force Waterfall cascades over the River Tees. An impressive sight, the falls drop for 21.5 m (71 ft). A gently-sloping gravel path, the falls are only a short walk from a bus stop, car park, and picnic area. For a longer walk (about 2 hours), begin your journey from the south of the river at Holwick. Stop to view the Low Force Falls, and follow the river until you reach the larger waterfall. After visiting the falls, enjoy a drink and meal at the pub located next to the car park. Be sure to bring your camera for stunning photographs. By using our Middleton in Teesdale tour planner, you can arrange your visit to High Force Waterfall and other attractions in Middleton in Teesdale.
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We parked at LowForce and walked along the river to High Force. Well signed and well kept footpaths along the river make it an easy walk. Dogs need to be kept on leads in some areas due to live stock ... read more »
A very beautiful waterfall. It is however very 'touristy' and very busy which is a shame, would have loved to have seen this natural beauty in its former natural state. Definitely worth a visit though... read more »
Well worth a visit. There is a small charge of £2 for car parking and £1.50 pp to go to the waterfall but this helps with the upkeep of the area. It is a pleasant short walk down to the waterfall alon... read more »
Spectacular, definitely the most impressive waterfall I have seen in the UK. Parking is £2.00 at the High Force Hotel with access to the waterfall a further £1.50 paid either at the gift shop or honesty box by the entrance. You then follow a path down for around 600m to the base of the waterfall. You can also get a good view from the Pennine Way on the opposite side of the river by following the footpath South East of the car park entrance over the river. Lots of midges about when I visited (July) so be prepared.
Visited in may 2016, lovely place but charged us a fiver to park and enter. Wgen asked why certain point was closed, was told its been closed for a while now and that she should have told us. No mention of a refund so wont be going back
if you want the best view go to low force and walk up to high force following the river , if you have trouble walking this is maybe not for you and stick to the flatter path at high force
Me and my wife visited high force on a sunday, it was great and the local high force pub was cosy and did great food.
Beautiful. stunning absolutely stunning part of the world
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