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How long does it take to walk up Beamsley Beacon?

How long does it take to walk up Beamsley Beacon?

Beamsley, The Beacon, Howber Hill, Hazlewood and Storiths

Start: Beamsley Distance: 7.0 miles (11.3 km)
Grid Ref: SE078524 Time: 3-4 hours
Climbing: 427 metres Rating: Moderate
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Where do you park for Beamsley Beacon?

There is a parking area on the minor road to the west of Beamsley Beacon where we parked. It is a short 750m horizontal and 150m vertical to the top. Old Pike is another 400m further.

How to get to Beamsley Beacon?

To get there, from the Bolton Abbey end, head east from the Bolton Bridge roundabout on the A59 and take first right for Beamsley. Turn left after a third of a mile, signposted Langbar 1¾ miles. After about half a mile, cross a cattle grid and the parking is a further half mile on the right.

What height is Beamsley Beacon?

Beamsley Beacon (also known as Howber Hill) is east of the village and rises to 390.7 metres (1,282 ft) above sea level.

Can you walk around Eccup reservoir?

Enjoy a family walk around Eccup Reservoir On the outskirts of Leeds, this circular walk is ideal for families with plenty to see along the way. The route passes through woodlands and the quaint village of Eccup, over a dam and alongside a local golf course. The walk is 4.5 miles long.

Are there toilets at Eccup Reservoir?

There are no public toilets located at Eccup Reservoir.

How long does it take to walk around Eccup?

Eccup Reservoir

Start: Alwoodley Lane, Leeds Distance: 5.2 miles (8.3 km)
Grid Ref: SE305408 Time: 2 hours
Climbing: 96 metres Rating: Easy
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Can you walk around Harewood House for free?

Harewood House is a country house located in a small village called Harewood just North of Leeds on the A61 Harrogate Road. It is a huge estate of about 1,000 acres and luckily for us has a circular public footpath around the grounds.

Are there fish in Eccup Reservoir?

Join our 232 fishermen and 1 cofisherman in Eccup in West Yorkshire. The fishing forecast is currently 3.4. The most caught fishes here are the three spined stickleback, the stone loach, the ghost carp and the crucian carp.

Is parking free at Harewood House?

Harewood is centrally placed in Yorkshire at the junction of the A61/A659 on the Leeds/Harrogate Road. If you wish to use a route planner, our postcode is LS17 9LG. Parking will be available at Harewood for anyone who requires it and a £10 charge for the 5th and 6th July for all visitors including Harewood Members.

Do you have to pay to go to Harewood House?

Our admission policy enables essential carers to access Harewood free of charge, whilst the normal membership or admission fee applies to the disabled visitor. Free entry is permitted for up to two children with an adult purchasing a full price ticket.

How long does it take to walk around Eccup reservoir?

Where does the Beamsley Beacon walk start and end?

The walk starts from a parking area on a remote lane running from Ilkley to near Bolton Abbey via Langbar. From Ilkley, turn north (right from the Leeds/Bradford direction) at the main traffic lights and drop down to and cross the river Wharfe. Take first left on Denton Road and remain on this road as it becomes Langbar Road.

Where is Beamsley Beacon between Skipton and Harrogate?

Beamsley Beacon stands proud over the A59 between Skipton and Harrogate. It is a quiet area considering how near it is to Bolton Abbey. The short walk to the beacon can be extended to Round Hill.

How to get to Bolton Abbey from Beamsley Beacon?

To the right Beamsley Beacon is prominent while views open out to the left towards Airedale and Flasby Fell. The path finally reaches a very narrow stile to arrive at the access road to Howber Hill Farm. Keep straight on across both the track and a minor road as views open out to the left towards Bolton Bridge and Wharfedale.

How to get to Beamsley Beacon from Lanshaw bank?

Starting from the parking area near the top of Lanshaw Bank I crossed the road and immediately followed a signpost for Beamsley Beacon. Within ten metres though I left the path heading directly for the summit and instead took the broad track contouring around the upper slopes of the hill.