The Area in Depth
Low Fell has three primary schools and a few secondary, including two schools for children with learning difficulties rated as "good" and "outstanding" by Ofsted.
Whether you fancy a walk in the beautiful Saltwell Park or a trip to the shops on Durham Road, there is something to fit everybody's taste. Local restaurants, bars, cafes and beauty salons are just a little number of the amenities you can find in Low Fell- you don't even need to go to town!
- Sir Joseph Swan, who is famous for inventing the incandescent light–bulb, lived in Low Fell between 1869 and 1883.