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Scar House Reservoir

Scar House Reservoir, Harrogate HG3, UK

Lake/ River/ Ponds
Dams

About Scar House Reservoir

Scar House Reservoir is the second of the three reservoirs in Upper Nidderdale, England, the others being Angram Reservoir and Gouthwaite Reservoir. Between them, they attract around 150,000 visitors a year. The dam contains over one million tonnes of masonry, it rises to 55 metres (180 ft) above the river and is almost 600 metres long. It was completed in 1936.



Attractions near Scar House Reservoir

The Forbidden Corner10.4km from Scar House Reservoir

The Forbidden Corner is a unique labyrinth of tunnels, chambers, follies, and surprises created within a four-acre garden in the heart of Tupgill Park and the Yorkshire Dales.  You can enjoy a day out with a difference that will challenge and delight children of all ages. Its bespoke themed play park is a new and exciting addition for your little explorers to enjoy.

Grimwith Reservoir12.5km from Scar House Reservoir

Grimwith Reservoir is located on the Pateley Bridge to Grassington Road (B6265) and offers the basis for a circular walk of high quality following the shore. The walk is within the walled boundaries of the reservoir yet offers some stunning views of the moors in which it is located together with extensive panoramas into the Yorkshire Dales.  It is the largest reservoir owned by Yorkshire Water in terms of water storage. It is near the villages of Appletreewick, Burnsall, Hartlington, Hebden, and

Kilnsey Park12.56km from Scar House Reservoir

Kilnsey Park is a family visitor attraction in the heart of the beautiful Yorkshire Dales. It offers activities for all the family including fun fishing, friendly farm animals and a nature trail with butterfly garden and rare orchids. It also offers a real Yorkshire Dales experience with events and activities including fun fishing, walking, pony trekking and cycling.

Aysgarth Falls12.6km from Scar House Reservoir

Aysgarth Falls was actually a series of three main waterfalls, which the signs referred to them as Upper, Middle, and Lower. The falls are quite spectacular after heavy rainfall as thousands of gallons of water cascade over the series of broad limestone steps, which are divided into three stages: Upper Force, Middle Force and Lower Force. There is a visitors' centre with an exhibition, information, items for sale, a café, toilets and a pay-and-display car park.

Middleham Castle12.65km from Scar House Reservoir

Middleham Castle at Wensleydale in Yorkshire was the childhood home of King Richard III. The castle was built to defend the road from Richmond to Skipton, though some have suggested the original site of the castle was far better to achieve this than the later location. After the death of King Richard III the castle remained in royal hands until it was allowed to go to ruin in the 17th century. Many of the stones from the castle were used in other buildings in the village of Middleham.

Stump Cross Caverns13.84km from Scar House Reservoir

An ancient natural cave formation deep underneath the Yorkshire Dales.   The caves themselves began to form as the limestone was eroded by weak acid rain, created when carbon dioxide from the atmosphere mixed with the precipitation to form carbonic acid. It offer a range of facilities for a great family day out, including a gift shop and tea room as well as the caves themselves. There is also a twenty minute film presentation shown in its lecture theatre, informing visitors of the history and de

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North Yorkshire is the largest non-metropolitan county and lieutenancy area in England, covering an area of 8,654 square kilometres . Around 40% of the county is covered by national parks, including most of the Yorkshire Dales and the North York Moors.