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Embsay Reservoir
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Photo from the walk - Embsay Reservoir

Nat Park - Yorkshire Dales - Lower Wharfedale

County/Area - North Yorkshire

Author - Yorkshire Water

Length - 1.0 miles / 1.6 km

Ascent - 20 feet / 6 metres

Time - 0 hours 30 minutes

Grade - easy

Embsay Reservoir is located close to the market town of Skipton and is located with the boundaries of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. It is only a short walk but offers some excellent views over the countryside and the moorland gritstone edges. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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