High Force Waterfall

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Forest in Teesdale
County Durham
DL12 0XH

Tel: +44 01833 622209

Tel: +44 01833 622324

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High Force

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£1.50 per ticket type
Child (under 16yrs )£0.50 per ticket type

Car parking £3 per car. £2 per motorcycle. Payment is via an Honesty Box if no attendant is present.


  • VAQAS VB Attraction
VAQAS VB Attraction


  • Visit EnglandVAQAS VAQAS 2016
  • Regional and MiscellaneousTripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2017


  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

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Recent Reviews:

  • R90R
    Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Worth the visit
    4 of 5 stars
    Monday, 15th October 2018
    Top tip for anyone wanting to visit, do not use their car park, so we parked at Low Force and had a gorgeous walk in via the streams and waterfalls, it took us about 30mins but added to our day, once... Read full review
  • David W
    Pontefract, United Kingdom
    A sight worth seeing:
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 12th October 2018
    This was easy to find, and the cost of parking was £1.50; we walked down a gentle slope on the way to the High Force waterfall, which is a breathtaking sight on its own, as we went down the gentle... Read full review
  • tehdeh
    Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    spectacular visit
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 9th October 2018
    we took a picnic (oct!) wrapped up and drove from newcastle to low force. quite a ‘scenic’ trek of about 1.5hrs but totally worth it. parked at low force (donation of couple quid) and walked to low... Read full review



  • Access Statement - Please see below

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (charge) - £2.00 per car

Provider Facilities

  • Dogs Accepted - On short leads only.

Access Information

Opening Times

Winter Season (1 Nov 2018 - 30 Mar 2019)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 16:00
Bank Holiday10:00 - 16:00

* October - Easter: Visitor facilities closed. In adverse weather it may be necessary to close High Force in the interest of safety, please check the weather forecast before travelling. Closed Christmas Day.

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Nearest major road is A66. From the A1(M) take the A66 to Bowes/Barnard Castle turn off and pick up the signs for High Force, which is on B6277 Middleton in Teesdale to Alston Road.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest train station - DarlingtonNearest bus stop - Forest in Teesdale (timings depend on season and day)

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