Circular reservoir walk, fresh around Grimwith Reservoir.
Calculated time is computed with the distance, the height difference, and an average speed of 2.2 mph. For an intermediate walker, this time includes small breaks.
(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)
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
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.
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