Northern England walk – Embsay and Barden Moor

North-east from Embsay to Eastby then generally north across moorland to Lower Barden Reservoir. North-west to Upper Barden Reservoir, crossing the dam and heading south-west to join the bridleway on Brown Bank. Finally south to Embsay Reservoir, around its banks and south-east back to Embsay. An 11-mile walk in Northern England.

Lower Barden Reservoir with Barden Fell in the background.

Sluice or water channel on the south-west side of Lower Barden Reservoir.

Lower Barden Reservoir as seen from its north-west tip.

The area where Barden Beck enters Lower Barden Reservoir.

The Upper Barden Reservoir dam.

Reservoir keeper’s house at Upper Barden Reservoir.

The view south-east from the dam of Upper Barden Reservoir towards Lower Barden Reservoir.

Upper Barden Reservoir.

Deer Gallows Plain, Embsay Moor.

Embsay Reservoir.