Devon waterfall is one of the most beautiful & the 19th highest of waterfalls in Sri Lanka, popularly known as the “Veil of the Valley”; It is situated on the A7 highway, Nawalapithiya- Dimbula Road of Dimbula town, Nuwara Eliya district. Whether you are visiting for the first time or a continual traveler of 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 is 97 meters high and 159m above sea level. One can walk less than a kilometer 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. Tourists and guides commonly use the view point by the A7 highway. It give its visitors a glimpse of both Devon falls and St. Clair’s falls 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 traveling with friends group or family, it is mostly recommended to rent a car, but you can also use local transport services such as train, bus or a tuk tuk to reach the area.