Escape to the Country

High Force Hotel is the perfect rural retreat, set in the beautiful surroundings of Upper Teesdale. Our individually designed en-suite bedrooms combine country charm with fresh, modern facilities and the very best of guest service from our team who are committed to making your stay at The High Force Hotel relaxed and enjoyable, whether visiting for pleasure or on business.

If you’re looking for dog friendly accommodation in County Durham that’s great value for money, providing character, charm and the best personal service, you are looking in the right place.

We look forward to welcoming you to the High Force Hotel.


We have ten individually designed guest bedrooms here at High Force, each with an en-suite shower or bath, complimentary tea and coffee-making facilities and biscuits, toiletries, quality towels and bed linen and a television.

Perfectly placed

There are miles of footpaths in the North Pennines and plenty of attractions in the surrounding areas, including the Pennine way, visiting Raby Castle, Park and Gardens, Bowes Museum, Beamish Museum, or a little further away you could explore the historic cities of Durham and Newcastle.  Whatever you decide to do, you can be sure your stay with us will be comfortable and memorable.


Where better can you think of to get married than one of the North of England’s greatest natural sights.  High Force Hotel and Waterfall is quite unique. The hotel set in the midst of High Force, arguably England’s most spectacular waterfall and surrounded by some of the most stunning unspoilt natural scenery in the country. We are blessed to be one of the most romantic wedding venues in County Durham.

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Meetings and Conferences at High Force Hotel


The hotel has a large function room which is perfect for private dining, meetings, training sessions and to celebrate any special occasions.

Due to our fantastic, rural setting the hotel is popular for hosting team building events, allowing colleagues to explore the great outdoors. We can arrange for a variety of outdoor activities such as archery, clay pigeon shooting, climbing and kayaking. Please speak to us to discuss your requirements.

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Relax and Unwind in Upper Teesdale

After a day exploring the glorious countryside of Upper Teesdale, kick off your walking boots (which you can leave in our dedicated drying room) and relax in comfort at High Force Hotel.

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Enjoy an array of complimentary experiences this summer with our #dalesexplorer offer. Click HERE to book your stay.