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Best sailing in Yorkshire

A fantastic reservoir for sailing and home of Yorkshire Dales Sailing Club. A great place to learn... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2018
andypandy202
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Skipton, United Kingdom
Aptly named!

OK it makes for a nice dog walk, but really, it's just an expanse of dark water set on the moors... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2017
Daleshvk41
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York, United Kingdom
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“mile walk” (7 reviews)
“sailing club” (4 reviews)
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Skipton BD23 5ED, England
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Reviewed 13 January 2018

A fantastic reservoir for sailing and home of Yorkshire Dales Sailing Club. A great place to learn to sail or windsurf.

Thank andypandy202
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Reviewed 28 December 2017

OK it makes for a nice dog walk, but really, it's just an expanse of dark water set on the moors. In high summer, in bright sunshine it can be worth a quick trog around, but in winter or when its overcast, it certainly lives...More

Thank Daleshvk41
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Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

Car park free. Unusual for Yorkshire. Toilets well maintained and free. Very dog friendly ok off the lead in parts if well behaved. Scenery stunning. Winters day with all weathers full sun through to snow. Path very well maintained the walk is not hard around...More

Thank Mark J
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Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Visited one Sunday morning before visiting the Craven Arms and New Inn at Appletreewick. Big car park with toilets. Did the 4.5 mile walk clockwise (leaving the car park the way you come in and walking along the dam/barrier), though it may be better to...More

Thank stonerose5
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Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

We went one Sunday in march, having lived around here for 30 years never been!!!! WHY???? It's fab, good parking, lovely views, good walk with friends and dogs 🐶🐶

Thank louisehG4581DC
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Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Visited this place with my wife and 2 dogs after a friend recommended it. The place has free parking and it's a lovely 4.5 miles walk round the reservoir, which has some stunning views and lots of wildlife. Most of the circuit has a pathway,...More

Thank Roger B
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Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Took the dogs ( 2 very energetic working cocker spaniels ) for an early morning walk around this extremely picturesque body of water. At 4 1/2 miles it is easy walking - with different views as you walk around The day we went the weather...More

Thank Philip H
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Reviewed 11 February 2017

We stopped off here on our way home from Skipton - it's a wonderful walk with interesting wildlife, and so peaceful. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Sarah H
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Reviewed 15 January 2017

Well signposted, a bit treacherous in the snow if you park at the top car park not so bad going up but coming down an absolute ice rink as the snow becomes more compacted throughout the day, take care!

Thank Diane W
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Reviewed 21 November 2016

We really enjoyed the walk around the reservoir, which had descent foot paths, but were a bit boggy in places. So walking boots or wellies are absolute must. The views are simply outstanding & Yorkshire Water should be complimented for restoring an old barn complete...More

Thank P3439USandrewr
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Petra V
31 July 2017|
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Response from Philip H | Reviewed this property |
No idea - sorry haven't used the bus in years
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maureenroberts362
20 July 2017|
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Response from Philip H | Reviewed this property |
Probably Granite - but I guess the people at Stump Cross caverns could help better with the local geology
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The path is very good but would not like to say that you could get all the way round on your scooter - but definitely from the top path from the car park you could do a good portion of it going anti-clockwise. Hope this is... More
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