High Force, Watermillock, Ullswater

High Force, Watermillock, Ullswater

Most visitors to Ullswater stop in at Aira Force, and rightfully so. But a very short journey up the hillside leads to High Force, which is generally quiter and less crowded, though not as spectacular.

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