Low Force

Another day, another waterfall.

Less dramatic than its big brother, High Force, Low Force is another of the waterfalls in this dramatic landscape of upper Teesdale. It’s a popular tourist destination.

The predominant geology of Teesdale is Carboniferous sedimentary rock but it has been intruded by a number of distinct igneous rocks. It is the natural exposures of these rocks that form the waterfalls of Cauldron Snout, High Force, and Low Force.

The “Mighty Tees” , 85 miles long, from its source on the eastern slopes of Cross Fell, above Cow Green Reservoir, to the North Sea between Redcar and Hartlepool.

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