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Nidderdale AONB Walk
Scar House & Angram Reservoirs

Region - Nidderdale AONB

County/Area - North Yorkshire

Author - Yorkshire Water

Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km

Ascent - 250 feet / 76 metres

Time - 2 hours 20 minutes

Grade - easy

Start - OS grid reference SE067766
Lat 54.185132 // Long -1.898832
Postcode HG3 5SW (approx. location only)

Walk Route Description

Photo from the walk - Scar House & Angram Reservoirs
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Scar House and Angram Reservoirs are situated in wild moorland at the head of Nidderdale and lie only a few miles outside the boundaries of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. The basic route includes a full circuit of Scar House Reservoir and this can be extended by taking the less frequented path that hugs the shores of Angram Reservoir. This extended route adds about 2 miles to the walk.

This is one of the free reservoir walks produced by Yorkshire Water who are one of the county's largest landowners, with around 72,000 acres of land spanning National Parks, Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the North York Moors and the Yorkshire Wolds. There is a wide range of walks on offer from gentle strolls around one of their picturesque reservoirs to more adventurous routes. Yorkshire Water have selected some of their top walks for you and split them into three regional packs. Just print them out and off you go.

Each site has its own walk pack that you can easily print out and take along with you. Each pack includes directions to the site, a summary of the walk, a list of facilities available, a detailed route map and route instructions. To download walk descriptions go to Yorkshire Water Walks.

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