Grimwith Reservoir

Circular reservoir walk, fresh around Grimwith Reservoir.

Technical sheet
No. 17604961
A Appletreewick walk posted on 02/12/21 by Nikiloas. Update : 03/12/21
Calculated time Calculated time: 3h30[?]
Distance Distance : 6.76mi
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 453ft
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 436ft
Highest point Highest point : 1224ft
Lowest point Lowest point : 925ft
Easy Difficulty : Easy
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Area Area : Yorkshire Dales
Location Location : Appletreewick
Starting point Starting point : N 54.067582° / W 1.865807°
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Description

(D/A) Follow behind the crag to the wall ladder.

(1) Aim at the reservoir, diagonally across the field. See the signpost and steps on the wall. Again the footpath is well-trodden and signed down towards the buildings on the banks.

(2) Here you hit the circular, and can go either way. On the return when heading back to the start, the path appears less obvious, but aim at the left/east side of the rock outcrop, back to the wall ladder in the top left corner. (D/A)

Waypoints :
D/A : mi 0 - alt. 1175ft - Stump Cross Carverns
1 : mi 0.99 - alt. 1070ft - Steps on the wall
2 : mi 1.31 - alt. 965ft - Start of circular
D/A : mi 6.76 - alt. 1175ft - Stump Cross Carverns

Useful Information

Start at Stump Cross Caverns, there is plenty of laybys for parking.
The footpath is well signed. There is a giving an extra 1-mile return at the start.
Otherwise, there is a carpark at Grimwith, if want to only do the reservoir circular 5.5m.

Stump Cross Carnes offers underground caves to visit.
https://www.stumpcrosscaverns.co.uk

Visorando and this author cannot be held responsible in the case of accidents or problems occuring on this walk.

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