More views of Clapdale
Clapdale is a pleasant valley in Yorkshire's famous
The village of
nestles in woods at the bottom of Clapdale - traditionally the starting point for one of the classic routes for an ascent of
The lower part of Clapdale is heavily wooded, with a
fine ornamental lake
into which Clapham Beck flows, and the
through which Fell Lane runs along the southern side of the valley.
Beyond the woods the valley opens out, crested with limestone cliffs and caves - including
(which is a show cave, being electrically lit and open to the public)
and the adjacent
Beck Head Cave
from which Clapham Beck rises.
Beck Head Stream Cave
(a neolithic rock shelter) can be found further up the valley.
At the head of Clapdale is
- a wooded limestone ravine.
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