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Moor House-Upper Teesdale National Nature Reserve

National Nature Reserve in uplands of County Durham and Cumbria (Eden Valley) with the river Tees running through. Reservoirs, waterfalls and other river features easily accessible for river studies, streams for dipping and measuring. Upland farming - the importance of hay, and historic sites - neolithic onwards - can be studied. Interactive programmes can be customised to suit visiting group. On the Teesdale side of the Reserve a small cottage/education point can be used for shelter and as a destination for an adventurous walk and the use of local visitor centre can be negotiated. Eden valley side of the Reserve - no facillities.


Widdybank Farm
Langdon Beck
Barnard Castle
DL12 0TY

Contact Details

Main contact:
Heather McCarty
01833 622374


  • Coach parking
  • Covered space
  • Hand washing facilities
  • Toilets

There is an easy access toilet. Part of site is wheelchair accessible.

Delivery Items

  • Pre-visit information available
  • Provision of materials/equipment/livestock
  • Risk assessment
  • Tailored programmes


Depends on package required. £0 to £3 per child. £25 for coach if visiting High Force waterfall.

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