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The Northeast Sights

High Force

  • Off B6277 Map It
  • Barnard Castle
  • Body Of Water/Waterfall

Fodor's Review

The Upper Teesdale Valley's elemental nature shows its most volatile aspect in the sprays of England's highest waterfall, the 72-foot High Force. From the roadside parking lot it's a 10-minute walk through woodland to the massive rocks over which the water tumbles. Access is sometimes closed in bad weather. The waterfall is 15 miles northwest of Barnard Castle.

Sight Information


Off B6277, Barnard Castle, DL12 0XH, England

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Sight Details:

  • £1.50; parking £2
  • Easter–Oct., daily 10–5; Nov.–Easter 10–4; last ticket sold 1 hr before closing


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