Walk du131 Cronkley Scar and High Force from Bowlees

Good views and the stunning River Tees


Route outline for walk du131:

Bowlees  -  Wynch Bridge  -  River Tees  -  Holwick  -  Low Currick Rigg  -  Blea Beck  -  Whiteholm Bank  -  Dry Beck  -  Skyer Beck  -  Birk Rigg  -  Thistle Green  -  White Well Green  -  River Tees  -  Fox Earths  -  Raven Scar  -  Cronkley Scar  -  Green Hill  -  Cronkley Pasture  -  High House  -  The Pennine Way  -  Cronkley Farm  -  Bracken Rigg  -  Bleabeck Force  -  High Force  -  Saur Hill Bridge  -  Low Force  -  Wynch Bridge  -  Bowlees.



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.

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL31
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 91 & 92
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk du131 Cronkley Scar and High Force from Bowlees

In no particular order . . .

Forest-in-Teesdale from Cronkley Scar

Forest-in-Teesdale from Cronkley Scar

Photo: Keith Norman (1)

Sign on a door of a farm house at Holwick Scars, Holwick

Sign on a door of a farm house at Holwick Scars, Holwick

Photo: Danny Fox (1)

Cronkley Scar from The Pennine Way in Upper Teesdale near High Force

Cronkley Scar from The Pennine Way in Upper Teesdale near High Force

Photo: Mike Knipe (193)

Falcom Clints and The Rever Tees from near White Well Green on Moor House (Cronkley Fell)

Falcom Clints and The Rever Tees from near White Well Green on Moor House (Cronkley Fell)

Photo: Rob Barklamb (63)

High Force on the River Tees

High Force on the River Tees

Photo: George Cummins (1)

Jakie and Emma trekking up Noon Hill (Cronkley Fell)

Jakie and Emma trekking up Noon Hill (Cronkley Fell)

Photo: Keith Norman (2)


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