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Cauldron Snout

Cauldron Snout

Hiking Highlight

Recommended by 29 out of 29 hikers

This Highlight is in a protected area

Please check local regulations for: North Pennines AONB

Routes leading to this Highlight may be dangerous

Routes may comprise technical, difficult, or hazardous terrain. Specialist equipment and prior experience may be required.

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  • Dan Hobson

    Cauldron Snout is a rocky ravine below Cow Green Reservoir that the infant River Tees descends through spectacularly. The falls, which nestle within the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), are caused by the upper Tees passing over dolerite steps of the Whin Sill.

    • May 22, 2019

  • It's a great little scramble.

    • April 16, 2019

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Location: County Durham, North East England, England, United Kingdom

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