Walk ny124 Rylstone Fell, Cracoe Fell, Thorpe Fell Top and Embsay Moor from Embsay

Superb views - if you pick a clear day

Parts of this walk may be closed due to fire hazard (summer) and grouse shooting (Aug 12th to Dec - except Sundays). Notices are displayed in Embsay and details are available from the estate office on 01756 710227 (Mon to Fri, office hours). Dogs are not permitted at any time.

Rylstone (pronounced r-ill-stone) the village in the valley NE of Rylstone Fell) is home to the Rylstone Women's Institute - whose members posed naked for a charity calendar. Their story is told in the film 'Calendar Girls' starring Julie Walters and Helen Mirren.(NB. Most of the outdoor sequences purporting to be Rylstone were actually filmed in nearby Kettlewell).

The original wooden cross on Rylstone Fell was replaced in 1995 by a more durable concrete one. Bits of the old cross can be seen close by.


Route outline for walk ny124:

Embsay  -  Embsay Reservoir  -  Embsay Moor  -  Crookrise Crag Top  -  Waterfall Gill Beck  -  Rylstone Fell  -  Rylstone Cross  -  Watt Crag  -  Cracoe Fell  -  Cracoe War Memorial Cross Obelisk  -  Thorpe Fell Top  -  Upper Barden Reservoir  -  Embsay.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
0
English
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
0
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
1
English
Dewey
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Marilyn
Bridget
3
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Cracoe Fell at 507m (1663ft). Cracoe Fell is also known as an English Dewey (169th highest in England, 390th in England & Wales) and an English Marilyn (76th highest in England, 976th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Thorpe Fell Top at 506m (1660ft). Thorpe Fell Top is known as an Bridget.

You will also reach the summit of Crookrise Crag Top at 415m (1362ft). Crookrise Crag Top is known as an Bridget.

Along the way you will also bag:

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL2
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 103 & 104
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk ny124 Rylstone Fell, Cracoe Fell, Thorpe Fell Top and Embsay Moor from Embsay

In no particular order . . .

Embsay Moor

Embsay Moor

Photo: Glynn Trueman (18)

Sharp Haw from Rylstone Cross

Sharp Haw from Rylstone Cross

Photo: Brian Muir (1)

Shooters cabin on Embsay Moor looking over Lower Barden Reservoir to Simon's Seat

Shooters cabin on Embsay Moor looking over Lower Barden Reservoir to Simon's Seat

Photo: Glynn Trueman (5)

Rylstone Cross on Rylstone Fell

Rylstone Cross on Rylstone Fell

Photo: Gerry Hurst (9)

Embsay Crag from Embsay

Embsay Crag from Embsay

Photo: Cathrine Rae (1)

Looking south towards Skipton and Airedale from Crookrise Crag Top

Looking south towards Skipton and Airedale from Crookrise Crag Top

Photo: Linda Royston (10)

Rylstone Cross

Rylstone Cross

Photo: Brian Muir (5)

Embsay Crag from Embsay Reservoir

Embsay Crag from Embsay Reservoir

Photo: Jamie Lambert (2)

Flasby and Rylstone from Rylstone Cross

Flasby and Rylstone from Rylstone Cross

Photo: Brian Muir (2)

Pendle Hill from Crookrise Crag

Pendle Hill from Crookrise Crag

Photo: Glynn Trueman (17)


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