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Walk 3099 - High Force, Low Force and the River Tees from Bowlees

Region   North Pennines AONB
County/Area   Durham
AuthorLou Johnson
Length7.5 miles / 12.2 km
Ascent850 feet / 258 metres
Gradeeasy/moderate

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This County Durham walk follows the most dramatic section of the River Tees, which begins life on the isolated flanks of Cross Fell in the North Pennines and enters the North Sea surrounded by industry. The section of the river contained in this route provides a perfect basis for a walk with the inclusion of two fine waterfalls, pleasant rural surroundings, two fine examples of public art and a return across open country to the small village of Holwick.


 

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It is recommended you take a map with you when following a walk route. The preferred scale is 1:25000 used by the Explorer series.

OS ExplorerSheet OL31
OS ExplorerSheet OL19
OS LandrangerSheet 91

Note : If two maps are listed at the same scale then either (a) both are required for full coverage of the route or (b) the route is covered on both maps.

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Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km

Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.
 


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North Pennines AONB
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