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Embsay Reservoir
Introduction to Walk 1576

Nat Park - Yorkshire Dales - Wharfedale

County/Area - North Yorkshire

Author - Yorkshire Water

Length - 1.0 miles / 1.6 km

Ascent - 20 feet / 6 metres

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. 

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Walking in the Yorkshire Dales: North and East

Walking in the Yorkshire Dales: North and EastThis guidebook contains 43 circular day walks in the north and east Yorkshire Dales. It explores the dales, hills and moors between Kirkby Stephen and Pateley Bridge. Walking ranges from gentle 3 mile strolls to more strenuous day-long rambles across the Howgills, Wensleydale, Swaledale, Nidderdale, Mallerstang and Coverdale.
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