Welcome to The High Force Hotel
Welcome to the High Force Hotel!
We are an historic coaching inn located in beautiful Upper Teesdale and the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Situated right next to England's biggest waterfall we enjoy a spectacular setting amidst magnificent scenery and a treasure chest of amazing attractions.
The landlord and landlady, Jan and Kevin, are pleased and proud that this wonderful location is their home as well as their place of work… and they strive to make all their guests feel relaxed and at home and be able to soak up the atmosphere and environment of clean air, beautiful scenery, the heritage and history… but perhaps more importantly a real sense of belonging.
We hope that you will become aware of just how special this place really is. It has often been said that Teesdale is Britain’s best kept secret, and what better place to enjoy it than the High Force Hotel.
Whether you're looking for a relaxing break, a romantic get away, a great place to stay while walking the Pennine Way, out for a day trip with the kids and dogs, taking photographs, bird watching, sketching, cycling, Dark Skies, biking or kayaking then you've found a little gem.
We welcome everyone. With our stripped floorboards and stone bars, our open fire and great selection of food and ales, you're sure to enjoy your visit. We go out of our way to make certain that our visitors feel right at home whether your're staying for a few hours of a few days, our friendly staff have a wealth of local knowledge and they go above and beyond the call of duty to make your stay as comfortable as possible.
There's so much to do around and about, have a good look through our website and you'll find a host of information to ensure you get the most from your stay in Teesdale.
Located in the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
Great Walking Country
If you are a keen walker or rambler then you will find that Upper Teesdale has numerous walks from very short to more extensive and the High Force Hotel is a natural base. The Pennine Way long distance footpath passes nearby.
The High Pennines
Teesdale and the Durham Dales is in the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, a famous AONB. But it is also famous as the High Pennines as this is the highest part of England’s Pennine backbone rising to 2970 feet amsl.