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Bowlees Visitor Centre

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frank bennet wrote a review Feb 2021
Darlington, United Kingdom3 contributions
I just felt it was nothing special for such a beautiful building and location, expected more. Plus the toiled was really dirty..
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Dr_Waugh wrote a review Dec 2020
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom6,083 contributions4,702 helpful votes
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After visiting the Lake District a few months ago and visiting lots of waterfalls we found out that we were living close to the highest (high force) and longest (cauldron about) waterfalls in England. We decided a visit was a must. We parked up at Bowlees visitor centre car park and made a donation. Then we took the short walk to the falls and explored for a while. Others parked on the road just after Bowlees to save making a donation, but I would t recommend it if you have children or pets as you open your car door onto a national speed limit road. Far safer in a proper car park and walking about 2 more minutes. The falls are lovely and we enjoyed exploring them. We also had a look at Summmerhill waterfall before moving onto high force. We didn’t get to go in the centre as it was closed during our visit. But we did use the car park, toilets and information boards to enhance our visit.
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Date of experience: December 2020
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Gillian C wrote a review Sep 2020
Wrotham, null, United Kingdom10 contributions2 helpful votes
Very friendly lady in ticket office who seemed very pleased we offered to pay for the car parking although we did not use the car park Great use of old cgurch
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Hannah C wrote a review Aug 2020
7 contributions2 helpful votes
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Great place to visit, I definitely recommend doing the short walk to SummerHill Force and Gibson's cave then onto Low force, so lovely! Parking is donate and display!
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Emma wrote a review Jul 2020
Manchester, United Kingdom982 contributions409 helpful votes
This is the visitor centre you should park at to do the high force and low force waterfalls walk. The lady behind the desk was helpful and informative, there was also a gallery, toilets, cafe and gift shop. All were being operated COVID safe.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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