Walk c193 Dowthwaitehead from Aira Force

An impressive waterfall and a taste of the fells


Route outline for walk c193:

Aira Force National Trust Car Park (nr Glenridding)  -  Aira Force  -  Riddings Beck  -  Waterfalls  -  High Force  -  Dockray  -  Aira Beck  -  Matterdale Common  -  Dowthwaitehead  -  Brown Hills  -  Swineside Knott  -  Glencoyne Park  -  Aira Force Car Park.



Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

At High Force, the River Tees plunges 21m (70ft) over a near vertical cliff edge in two stages. After heavy rainfall the River Tees will also flow over the dry right-hand side channel creating two falls. The falls have been known to freeze in harsh winters , creating spectacular ice formations.


Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

hewitt
0
English
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
0
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
0
Marilyns
Bridget
1
Bridget

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Swineside Knott at 553m (1814ft). Swineside Knott is known as an English Bridget.


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Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c193 Dowthwaitehead from Aira Force

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Walk c193 Dowthwaitehead from Aira Force - Riddings Beck above Aira Force

Riddings Beck above Aira Force

Photo: Stephen Collins (31)

Walk c193 Dowthwaitehead from Aira Force - Aira Force Waterfall (near Glenridding and Ullswater)

Aira Force Waterfall (near Glenridding and Ullswater)

Photo: Robert Hall (27)

Walk c193 Dowthwaitehead from Aira Force - Ullswater from Glenridding

Ullswater from Glenridding

Photo: David Hayter (336)

Walk c193 Dowthwaitehead from Aira Force - A very grumpy Shaun post walk in Glenridding after scaling Helvellyn via Striding Edge on a very, very wet day!

A very grumpy Shaun post walk in Glenridding after scaling Helvellyn via Striding Edge on a very, very wet day!

Photo: Mike Hall (4)

Walk c193 Dowthwaitehead from Aira Force - Aira Force near Glenridding and Ullswater

Aira Force near Glenridding and Ullswater

Photo: Stephen Collins (28)

Walk c193 Dowthwaitehead from Aira Force - Riddings Beck above Aira Force

Riddings Beck above Aira Force

Photo: Stephen Collins (34)

Walk c193 Dowthwaitehead from Aira Force - Red Squirrel in Dockray Meadow

Red Squirrel in Dockray Meadow

Photo: Kai Peters (1)

Walk c193 Dowthwaitehead from Aira Force - Aira Force - The Lower Falls

Aira Force - The Lower Falls

Photo: Jamie Magee (2)

Walk c193 Dowthwaitehead from Aira Force - Riddings Beck above Aira Force

Riddings Beck above Aira Force

Photo: Stephen Collins (32)

Walk c193 Dowthwaitehead from Aira Force - The bridge over Riddings Beck below Aira Force near Glenridding and Ullswater

The bridge over Riddings Beck below Aira Force near Glenridding and Ullswater

Photo: Stephen Collins (29)

Walk c193 Dowthwaitehead from Aira Force - Aira Force

Aira Force

Photo: David Wright (260)

Walk c193 Dowthwaitehead from Aira Force - High Force near Dockray

High Force near Dockray

Photo: Stephen Collins (37)

Walk c193 Dowthwaitehead from Aira Force - My daughter enjoying the view near Aira Force

My daughter enjoying the view near Aira Force

Photo: Anne Tomma (1)

Walk c193 Dowthwaitehead from Aira Force - High Force near Dockray

High Force near Dockray

Photo: Stephen Collins (36)

Walk c193 Dowthwaitehead from Aira Force - The Ullswater Water Steamer docked at Glenridding<br>with Place Fell in the background

The Ullswater Water Steamer docked at Glenridding
with Place Fell in the background

Photo: Chris Trueman (3)

Walk c193 Dowthwaitehead from Aira Force - The much smaller upper waterfall at Aira Point, High Force (Aira Force)

The much smaller upper waterfall at Aira Point, High Force (Aira Force)

Photo: David Hayter (210)

Walk c193 Dowthwaitehead from Aira Force - Dowthwaitehead

Dowthwaitehead

Photo: David Hayter (249)

Walk c193 Dowthwaitehead from Aira Force - Riddings Beck above Aira Force

Riddings Beck above Aira Force

Photo: Stephen Collins (30)

Walk c193 Dowthwaitehead from Aira Force - Riddings Beck above Aira Force

Riddings Beck above Aira Force

Photo: Stephen Collins (33)

Walk c193 Dowthwaitehead from Aira Force - High Force near Dockray

High Force near Dockray

Photo: Stephen Collins (35)


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