OS grid ref. NY 340 035
Skelwith Force is a fifteen feet waterfall where the combined waters of the River Brathay and Langdale Beck thrust a dramatic passage through the rocks. Situated just up river from the hamlet of Skelwith Bridge
The River Brathay at Skelwith
The force is most impressive after heavy rain. The River Brathay carries large quantities of water down from the Langdales to Elterwater, further along the river lies the spectacular Colwith Force.
Skelwith Force in flood