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.