GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Grimwith Reservoir

4 miles (6.5 km)

Enjoy a circular walk around this lovely reservoir in the Yorkshire Dales. There is a good footpath running around the reservoir with fabulous views of the surrounding countryside. The reservoir is great for bird watching, look out for wildfowlincluding wigeon,teal,greylag geeseandCanada geese on the water.Other winged visitors to the area include ringed plover,northern lapwing,common redshank, curlew,reed bunting,lesser redpoll,whinchatandsedge warbler.
The walk starts at the car park at the southern end of the reservoir and heads to Grimwith Moor, crossing Grimwith Beck on the way. You continue to Bracken Haw, cross the pretty Blea Gill and then pass Hebden Moor. The final section passes Hartlington pasture before returning to the car park.
If you'd like to continue your walking in the area then you could head to the nearby Linton Falls. Just to the south is the wonderful limestone gorge at Troller's Gill.
The reservoir is located close to Grassington and could be reached by following the Dales Way and other footpaths from the town.

Grimwith Reservoir Postcode

BD23 5ED - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Grimwith Reservoir OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Grimwith Reservoir Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

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