Saturday, 11th May 2019

Walk: Pateley Bridge, Wath, Gouthwaite Reservoir, Six Dales Trail, Ramsgill, Nidderdale Way, Mosscar Bottom
Start Point: Bewerley Grid Reference: SE 146 649
Distance: 11 miles Ascent: 1,000 feet
Time: 6 hours
Weather: Sunny spells with a cool breeze
Comments: Pleasant walking through fields took us to Wath then alongside the reservoir to Ramsgill. After visiting the church we followed the road to find a very pleasant picnic areas with good views over the reservoir. After crossing fields to Foster Beck we left the Nidderdale Way to take a shorter route back to Bewerley.

Gowthwaite Reservoir

The Yorke Arms by the village green in Ramsgill

St Mary' Church, Ramsgill . . .

where we explore the churchyard . . .

and find a small gable, all that remains of the original chapelry
built by the monks of Byland Abbey

Gouthwaite Reservoir

An unusual combination!

No need for confetti here

A large family gathering beside . . .

Gowthwaite Reservoir

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