Travel Photography Photos tagged as county_durham
Set in a remote, windy spot between Arkengarthdale and Bowes on the border of Yorkshire and Co Durham. Surrounded by sheep, ground nesting birds, snipe and rabbits. It is also located on the Pennine Way and the Coast to Coast Walk.
High Force breaks around 70 ft over Whin Sill, a doleritic intrusive rock stratum. The lower stratum is carboniferous limestone. It is often quoted as being the highest waterfall in England in terms of an unbroken drop – that isn’t actually true but it is a beautiful sight and relatively easily accessible from the B6277-road through Teesdale.