Devon waterfall, aka Veil of the Valley, is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Sri Lanka. It is the 19th highest waterfall on the island. It is situated on the A7 highway, Nawalapithiya- Dimbula Road of Dimbula town, Nuwara Eliya district. If you are visiting this beautiful hill country town, Devon falls definitely is among the top list of places to visit.
The name of this fall originated from the man himself- Devon, who was a coffee planter closed to this waterfall. Devon falls 97 meters high and 159m above sea level. One can walk less than a kilometre from the main road to get closer to the waterfall. There are two locations from the main route from which this remarkable waterfall could observe. However, tourists and guides commonly use the viewpoint by the A7 highway. It gives its visitors a glimpse of both Devon falls and St. Clair’s waterfall too. The second point of observation would be on the railway at the Watagoda place. It is hardly 10km away from the railway station. If you are travelling with friends group or family, you can rent a car. But also, you can use local transport services such as train, bus or a tuk-tuk to reach the area.