Walk ny167 Ryelstone Fell, Sharp Haw and Rough Crag from Embsay

Superb views - but pick a clear day


Route outline for walk ny167:

Embsay  -  Embsay Reservoir  -  Embsay Moor  -  Crookrise Crag Top  -  Waterfall Gill Beck  -  Rylstone Fell  -  Rylstone Cross  -  Rylstone  -  Hetton  -  Flasby  -  Rough Haw  -  Sharp Haw  -  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.


Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

hewitt
0
English
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
0
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Marilyn
Bridget
2
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is 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.

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Rylstone Fell at 410m (1345ft). Rylstone Fell is known as an English Bridget.

You will also reach the summit of Sharp Haw at 357m (1171ft). Sharp Haw is classified as an English Marilyn (107th highest in England, 1291st highest in the UK). The summit of Sharp Haw is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.


You can find more walks near this one on these unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Maps: (click/TAP to select)

The Yorkshire Dales National Park


1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Map (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

OL2 Yorkshire Dales - Southern & Western areas


1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Maps (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

103 Blackburn & Burnley, Clitheroe & Skipton


104 Leeds & Bradford, Harrogate & Ilkley


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk ny167 Ryelstone Fell, Sharp Haw and Rough Crag from Embsay

In no particular order . . .

Walk ny167 Ryelstone Fell, Sharp Haw and Rough Crag from Embsay - Flasby and Rylstone from Rylstone Cross

Flasby and Rylstone from Rylstone Cross

Photo: Brian Muir (2)

Walk ny167 Ryelstone Fell, Sharp Haw and Rough Crag from Embsay - Rylstone village pond

Rylstone village pond

Photo: Christine Poole (4)

Walk ny167 Ryelstone Fell, Sharp Haw and Rough Crag from Embsay - Fields near Embsay

Fields near Embsay

Photo: Christine Poole (2)

Walk ny167 Ryelstone Fell, Sharp Haw and Rough Crag from Embsay - Waterfall Gill Beck, Embsay Moor

Waterfall Gill Beck, Embsay Moor

Photo: Glynn Trueman (19)

Walk ny167 Ryelstone Fell, Sharp Haw and Rough Crag from Embsay - Embsay Reservoir from Embsay Moor

Embsay Reservoir from Embsay Moor

Photo: Glynn Trueman (37)

Walk ny167 Ryelstone Fell, Sharp Haw and Rough Crag from Embsay - Ruined barn near Flasby

Ruined barn near Flasby

Photo: Christine Poole (9)

Walk ny167 Ryelstone Fell, Sharp Haw and Rough Crag from Embsay - Wild flower field near Embsay

Wild flower field near Embsay

Photo: Christine Poole (1)

Walk ny167 Ryelstone Fell, Sharp Haw and Rough Crag 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 ny167 Ryelstone Fell, Sharp Haw and Rough Crag from Embsay - The trig point on the summit of Sharp Haw

The trig point on the summit of Sharp Haw

Photo: Christine Shepherd (151)

Walk ny167 Ryelstone Fell, Sharp Haw and Rough Crag from Embsay - Waterfall Gill Beck from the top of the waterfall

Waterfall Gill Beck from the top of the waterfall

Photo: Gerry Hurst (10)

Walk ny167 Ryelstone Fell, Sharp Haw and Rough Crag from Embsay - Embsay Moor

Embsay Moor

Photo: Glynn Trueman (18)

Walk ny167 Ryelstone Fell, Sharp Haw and Rough Crag from Embsay - Rylstone Cross

Rylstone Cross

Photo: Brian Muir (4)

Walk ny167 Ryelstone Fell, Sharp Haw and Rough Crag from Embsay - Rylstone Cross on Rylstone Fell

Rylstone Cross on Rylstone Fell

Photo: Gerry Hurst (9)

Walk ny167 Ryelstone Fell, Sharp Haw and Rough Crag from Embsay - On Crookrise Crag Top

On Crookrise Crag Top

Photo: Gerry Hurst (4)

Walk ny167 Ryelstone Fell, Sharp Haw and Rough Crag from Embsay - Stream near Flasby

Stream near Flasby

Photo: Christine Poole (8)

Walk ny167 Ryelstone Fell, Sharp Haw and Rough Crag from Embsay - Weathered rock formations on Rylstone Fell

Weathered rock formations on Rylstone Fell

Photo: Gerry Hurst (11)

Walk ny167 Ryelstone Fell, Sharp Haw and Rough Crag from Embsay - Cow in a field near Hetton

Cow in a field near Hetton

Photo: Christine Poole (6)

Walk ny167 Ryelstone Fell, Sharp Haw and Rough Crag from Embsay - Embsay Crag from Embsay Reservoir

Embsay Crag from Embsay Reservoir

Photo: Jamie Lambert (2)

Walk ny167 Ryelstone Fell, Sharp Haw and Rough Crag from Embsay - Rylstone Cross on Rylstone Fell

Rylstone Cross on Rylstone Fell

Photo: Christine Shepherd (158)

Walk ny167 Ryelstone Fell, Sharp Haw and Rough Crag from Embsay - Embsay Reservoir

Embsay Reservoir

Photo: John Hogg (3)


. . . load all 50 walk photos from Walk ny167 Ryelstone Fell, Sharp Haw and Rough Crag from Embsay


Send us your photographs and pictures from your walks and hikes

We would love to see your photographs and pictures from walk ny167 Ryelstone Fell, Sharp Haw and Rough Crag from Embsay. Send them in to us as email attachments (configured for any computer) along with your name and where the picture was taken to:

and we shall do our best to publish them.

(Guide Resolution = 300dpi. At least = 660 pixels (wide) x 440 pixels (high).)

Send us your walking and hiking photographs and pictures from walk ny167 Ryelstone Fell, Sharp Haw and Rough Crag from Embsay via Facebook

You can also submit photos from walk ny167 Ryelstone Fell, Sharp Haw and Rough Crag from Embsay via our Facebook Page.

NB. Please indicate where each photo was taken.





Do not miss our pick of the Best Walks in the UK


Follow go4awalk.com on Twitter Follow go4awalk.com on Facebook






Find new Friends to go walking with

Walk all 214 Wainwrights in just 59 Walks. Download GPS Waypoints - Great Walks you must not miss!

Walk The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge Walk - All the Latest Route Information, GPS Waypoints and Split Times to keep you on Schedule

Walk The British Three Peaks Challenge Walk - All the Latest Route Information and GPS Waypoints

See our pick of The Best Walks in The Lake District - Great Walks you must not miss!

Walk our pick of the Best Lake District Ridge Walks - Great Walks you must not miss!

Walk our pick of the Best Lake District Walks to do in the rain - Great Walks you must not miss!

Walk our pick of The Best Walks in Snowdonia - Great Walks you must not miss!

Walk our pick of The Best Ridge Walks in Wales - Walks you must not miss!

Walk our pick of The Best Walks in The Brecon Beacons - Great Walks you must not miss!

Walk our pick of The Best Walks in The Yorkshire Dales - Walks you must not miss!

Walk our pick of The Best Walks in The Peak District - Walks you must not miss!

Walk our pick of The Best Walks in The Forest of Bowland - Walks you must not miss!

Walk our pick of The Best Walks in Shropshire - Walks you must not miss!

Walk our pick of The Best Walks in Cheshire - Walks you must not miss!

Walk our pick of The Best Walks in Lancashire - Walks you must not miss!

Not sure where to walk next? Try Peak Bagging - Great Walks you must not miss!

Not sure where to walk next? Walk part of a National Trail - Great Walks you must not miss!

Walks with Downloadable and Uploadable GPS Waypoint Data

Walking Kit and Gear Tested by Walkers

Full Site Search