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

Superb views - if you pick a clear day


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



Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

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.

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).

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.


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, 977th 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 English Bridget. The summit of Thorpe Fell Top is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

You will also reach the summit of Crookrise Crag Top at 415m (1362ft). Crookrise Crag Top is known as an English Bridget. The summit of Crookrise Crag Top is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

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

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Walk ny124 Rylstone Fell, Cracoe Fell, Thorpe Fell Top and Embsay Moor from Embsay - Upper Barden Reservoir from Cracoe War Memorial Obelisk

Upper Barden Reservoir from Cracoe War Memorial Obelisk

Photo: Brian Muir (9)

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

Rylstone Cross

Photo: Brian Muir (5)

Walk ny124 Rylstone Fell, Cracoe Fell, Thorpe Fell Top and Embsay Moor from Embsay - Wild flower field near Embsay

Wild flower field near Embsay

Photo: Christine Poole (1)

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

Spring in Embsay

Photo: Jamie Lambert (1)

Walk ny124 Rylstone Fell, Cracoe Fell, Thorpe Fell Top and Embsay Moor from Embsay - Lower Barden Reservoir from Shooters Hut, Embsay Moor

Lower Barden Reservoir from Shooters Hut, Embsay Moor

Photo: Glynn Trueman (38)

Walk ny124 Rylstone Fell, Cracoe Fell, Thorpe Fell Top and Embsay Moor from Embsay - Cracoe War Memorial Obelisk

Cracoe War Memorial Obelisk

Photo: Brian Muir (6)

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

Flasby and Rylstone from Rylstone Cross

Photo: Brian Muir (2)

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

On Cracoe Fell

Photo: Sandra Littlewood (6)

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

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

Rylstone Cross on Rylstone Fell

Photo: Gerry Hurst (9)

Walk ny124 Rylstone Fell, Cracoe Fell, Thorpe Fell Top and Embsay Moor from Embsay - Unusual signpost near Embsay Reservoir

Unusual signpost near Embsay Reservoir

Photo: John Hogg (4)

Walk ny124 Rylstone Fell, Cracoe Fell, Thorpe Fell Top and Embsay Moor from Embsay - Waterfall Gill Beck

Waterfall Gill Beck

Photo: Gerry Hurst (8)

Walk ny124 Rylstone Fell, Cracoe Fell, Thorpe Fell Top and Embsay Moor from Embsay - Weathered rock formations on Rylstone Fell

Weathered rock formations on Rylstone Fell

Photo: Gerry Hurst (11)

Walk ny124 Rylstone Fell, Cracoe Fell, Thorpe Fell Top and Embsay Moor from Embsay - Embsay Crag from SE corner of Embsay Reservoir

Embsay Crag from SE corner of Embsay Reservoir

Photo: John Hogg (1)

Walk ny124 Rylstone Fell, Cracoe Fell, Thorpe Fell Top and Embsay Moor from Embsay - Rough Haw and Sharp Haw from Crookrise Crag Top

Rough Haw and Sharp Haw from Crookrise Crag Top

Photo: Gerry Hurst (2)

Walk ny124 Rylstone Fell, Cracoe Fell, Thorpe Fell Top and Embsay Moor from Embsay - Embsay Reservoir from Crookrise Crag Top

Embsay Reservoir from Crookrise Crag Top

Photo: Gerry Hurst (6)

Walk ny124 Rylstone Fell, Cracoe Fell, Thorpe Fell Top and Embsay Moor from Embsay - Cracoe from Cracoe War Memorial Obelisk

Cracoe from Cracoe War Memorial Obelisk

Photo: Brian Muir (8)

Walk ny124 Rylstone Fell, Cracoe Fell, Thorpe Fell Top and Embsay Moor from Embsay - Ruin on the way to Upper Barden Reservoir

Ruin on the way to Upper Barden Reservoir

Photo: Christine Shepherd (159)

Walk ny124 Rylstone Fell, Cracoe Fell, Thorpe Fell Top and Embsay Moor from Embsay - On the summit trig point on Crookrise Crag Top

On the summit trig point on Crookrise Crag Top

Photo: Linda Royston (11)

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

Cracoe Fell summit obelisk

Photo: Christine Shepherd (157)


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