Enjoy a spectacular North Pennines walk and find out about the area’s amazing past by watching our free downloadable video guide at the same time!
This gentle 2.5 mile circular walk starts and finishes at Bowlees car park, and takes in the dramatic features of Low Force and Holwick Scars, both part of the famous Whin Sill.
You can download our MP4 videos onto your iPhone or iPod and take them with you. Alternatively you can download them to your pc and take a virtual stroll around the route The video is broken into 10 sections so that they’re easy to download:
Holwick – Introduction (8MB)
Low Force (76MB)
Baked Rocks (53MB)
Minerals and Mines (26MB)
Ancient Settlement (24MB)
Holwick Scars (15MB)
Walls and Meadows (66MB)
Gibson’s Cave and closing credits (3MB)
The audio-visual guide accompanies the leaflet, Geology and landscape around Low Force and Holwick. For more information on the leaflet, click on the link below.
The geotrail has been supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund, CDENT and Natural England (through Defra’s Aggregates Levy Sustainability Fund).