Landscape Photo
Photographer: Brian Horisk/AdventureArt, Fife, Scotland

Route Filmstrip & Description

This is a route around Yorkshire Water's Scar House Reservoir.

Surveyed by: Craig Grimes, July 2018 (Summer)
Accessibility Rating: 4More Information
Distance: 6.9 km

Public Transport: No
Car Park: Car park with 3 disabled parking spaces
Steps: No
Barriers: There are some gates, steep slopes and uneven surfaces.
Toilets: There are accessible toilets at the café.

Full Profile

The trails starts on a good tarmac surfaced access road.

Path The trails starts on a good tarmac surfaced access road.

There are great views over Scar House Reservoir from the main track.

View There are great views over Scar House Reservoir from the main track.

There are some gates on the route, this gate opens towards the user.

Gate There are some gates on the route, this gate opens towards the user.

 

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A bench on the well surfaced track with views over Scar House Reservoir towards the dam wall.

Seat A bench on the well surfaced track with views over Scar House Reservoir towards the dam wall.

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Angram Reservoir Dam Wall.

View Angram Reservoir Dam Wall.

A gate which opens both directions.

Gate A gate which opens both directions.

 

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After Angram Dam wall the trail surface becomes rougher and steeper.

View After Angram Dam wall the trail surface becomes rougher and steeper.

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A wooden field gate that opens towards the user and steep, rough track surface.

Gate A wooden field gate that opens towards the user and steep, rough track surface.

A metal field gate that opens towards the user. At the time of recording the gate was damaged and hard to open.

Gate A metal field gate that opens towards the user. At the time of recording the gate was damaged and hard to open.

 

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A wooden field gate that opens towards the user and steep, rough track surface.

Gate A wooden field gate that opens towards the user and steep, rough track surface.

A wooden field gate that opens towards the user and steep, rough track surface.

Gate A wooden field gate that opens towards the user and steep, rough track surface.

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A metal field gate with a rough track surface.

Gate A metal field gate with a rough track surface.

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A steep rough path descends back to the dam wall where it rejoins a well surfaced road back to the car park.

Path A steep rough path descends back to the dam wall where it rejoins a well surfaced road back to the car park.

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Scar House Reservoir Phototrail

 

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Accessibility Info Amenities Info Facilities Info Features Info Way Finding Info
Barrier
Clearance
Gate
Gradient
Obstacle
Seat
Step
Surface
Visibility
Width
Accessible toilets
Blue Badge parking bays
CarPark
Public Transport
Toilets
Bird Hide
Boating
Cafe
Fishing
Museum & Heritage
Shelter
Viewing Platform
Visitor Centre
Water  Sports Centre
Wildlife
Feature of Interest
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Path
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Vertical Profile

This is an approximate vertical profile with samples taken at 100m intervals along the trail.

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