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Low Force | Waterfall in England

Updated: Jan 2

Low Force Waterfall is another stunning waterfall in the North East. There's a nice little hike to walk to get to the waterfall, and is perfect for all abilities. There are loads of beautiful spots to stop and have a picnic close to the water.

Image of Low Force Waterfall in England
Photo taken by @calderchubs via Instagram.

Water, waterfalls, a public walkway suspension bridge and all the nature you can handle is what visitors will be greeted at Low Force Waterfall! It's a brilliant adventure for the path walkers, rock climbers or even those who just want to get some fresh air. If you've got time to kill, the High Force Waterfall is only a 30 minute walk away.


The overall hike is perfect for all abilities, and there are so many beautiful spots to stop and have a picnic close to the water!

Lovely waterfall with great access from the road. There are limited parking bays that are free to park. From them is about a 5 minute walk to the waterfall. The view of the falls is amazing. There is a suspension bridge over the river to the other side. – Google Review

Overall, it's safe to say Low Force Waterfall is an impressive series of falls on the River Tees, surrounded by pleasant woodland settings. If you cross the blue bridge you'll get a great view of the lower falls whilst listening to the sound of the rapids crashing over the rocks.


Things to know before visiting Low Force

  • Due to the currents, unfortunately there is no swimming allowed at Low Force.

  • Fans of The Witcher will be pleased to know the rope bridge has recently been fixed and is still there.

  • We would say it is wheelchair friendly, however we recommend making sure someone is pushing you.

  • Low Force Waterfall is dog-friendly.


Image of Low Force Waterfall in England
Photo taken by @summit2sea via Instagram.

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