9th May 2021 - The Nidderdale Edges and Fountains Earth Moor
A couple of shots of Gouthwaite Reservoir from the viewing areas next to the road..
The church of St. Mary the Virgin in Ramsgill
and The Yorke Arms, which is still closed at the moment
Taking the Nidderdale Way north from Ramsgill
Briefly by the River Nidd
A fine spring morning as I follow the Nidderdale Way north..
Heading up to West House Farm
Looking back down Nidderdale to Sigsworth Moor from West House Farm
Lofthouse on the other side of the dale
Crossing Blayshaw Gill
On the Nidderdale Way down to Studfold Farm. The caravan and campsite is open..
A short diversion to take some photos of the River Nidd below Lofthouse......
Following the Nidderdale Way north from Lofthouse on the bridleway of Thrope Lane...
The dry riverbed of the River Nidd as I approach Limley Farm
Nidderdale from above Limley Farm
Carle Fell and Nidderdale from the Nidderdale Way north of Thwaite House
A great view of the fells around the head of Nidderdale as I leave the Nidderdale Way and take the bridleway up to Dale Edge
Looking down Nidderdale
Great Whernside, Little Whernside, Carle Fell and the head of Nidderdale
Looking north along Dale Edge
Guide stone at a junction of bridleways
Looking south to Thrope Edge
OS benchmark on a gatepost
Great views of Nidderdale from the southern end of Dale Edge..
Looking north to Dale Edge from Thrope Edge
Heading south along Thrope Edge
At the southern end of Thrope Edge and looking across Nidderdale to Middlesmoor
In Moor on the other side of the dale with Great Whernside and Little Whernside beyond
Carle Fell and Great Haw to the northwest
Looking north along Thrope Edge
Great Whernside, Little Whernside, Carle Fell and Great Haw as I look back along the bridleway to Pott Moor High Road
Heading for Pott Moor High Road with the moorland of Ouster Bank in the distance
On the byway beneath Ouster Bank
Views back to the fells around the head of Nidderdale..
Meugher and Great Whernside in the distance beyond Lofthouse Moor
On the byway heading south across Fountains Earth Moor
Heading down to Sypeland Gill
Looking back north along the byway across Fountains Earth Moor
Looking across Sypeland Gill up to Sypeland Crags
On the byway down to Bouthwaite with Raygill House Moor on the other side of the dale
Looking south to Sigsworth Moor
OS benchmark on a gatepost
Gouthwaite Reservoir comes into view
The final descent to and making my way through Bouthwaite..
The River Nidd from Nidd Bridge in Ramsgill
Back at The Yorke Arms in Ramsgill and it's started to rain
A last shot of Gouthwaite Reservoir as I head back to the car park and picnic site