Written on 10/12/12 by Paul Oldham

Walks to Lake District Forces

There are many waterfalls or "forces"1 in the Lake District. Here's a couple of our walks to two of the best:

Scale Force
The bottom of Scale Force

  1. The word "force" comes from the Old Norse fors "waterfall" and comes from when the Norse, originally from Norway, arrived in Cumbria in around 925AD and left their mark in the names many things in Lakeland. It is also the root of the similar word "foss".

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