Coldberry and High Force - Gold Challenge Walk 1

This fantastic walk starts in Middleton-in-Teesdale, explores the Hudeshope Valley and then makes its way over the tops to Forest-in-Teesdale. The return leg follows the Pennine Way - past High Force and Low Force waterfalls. Part of the Gold Challenge developed by the Upper Teesdale Tourism Network (UTTN). The Challenge Walks ( are a series of walks produced by the UTTN to help visitors and local people to explore this spectacular part of the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and UNESCO Global Geopark. For detailed walk directions click the link below.


Starts from the Market Place in Middleton-in-Teesdale.


26 km


  • Off road sections
  • On road sections
  • Steep sections



  • Car parking
  • Public transport

Facilities nearby: 

  • Accessible toilets
  • Cafe
  • Playground
  • Pub
  • Shop
  • Toilets