British Place Names

A comprehensive online gazetteer

Home » Durham » Holwick, Durham - local map, administrative data, historical information and reader comments

Holwick, Durham

Local area map loading...

Holwick, Durham

Holwick is a small village in Teesdale, County Durham, England. Located in the Pennine hills, it consists of a few houses spread along a road in the pattern of a linear settlement. It has a public house, the Strathmore Arms, and a campsite. Holwick sits above the River Tees, beyond Middleton-in-Teesdale, and opposite the village of Newbiggin on the other side of the valley. Nearby are the High Force and Low Force waterfalls. The surrounding landscape is high moorland and fells.
Administrative CountyDurham
Traditional CountyYorkshire, North Riding
OS GridNY9026
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth East
Police AuthorityDurham
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCounty Durham and Darlington
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCounty Durham and Darlington
Ambulance AuthorityNorth East

Holwick, Durham in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Holwick, township and hamlet, Romald Kirk par., North-Riding Yorkshire, 12 miles NW. of Barnard Castle, 5788 ac., pop. 231.

Your comments about Holwick, Durham

What do you know about Holwick, Durham? Give us the benefit of your local knowledge and opinions here!

comments powered by Disqus