History, tourist information, and nearby accommodation
High Force is reached via a well-tended gravelled path that leads gently down a steep-sided, wooded gorge. Interpretive panels tell visitors about the geology of the area that led to the formation of the waterfall. The falls are part of the large Raby Castle estates. There is a gift shop, toilets, and cafe facilities near the large car park on the B6277.
The Pennine Way national trail runs along the far bank of the Tees at High Force.
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About High Force
Address: Forest-in-Teesdale, Teesdale, County Durham, England, DL12 0XH
Attraction Type: Countryside - Waterfall
Location: Five miles west of Middleton-in-Teesdale on the B6277. Well signposted. Paid parking available. A charge applies to visit the falls (honesty box from November to Easter).
Website: High Force
High Force Photos
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