Water Walk: Points of Interest

Water Walk: Points of Interest

We have created a Water Walk which starts at Burnside and takes you through the village via High Mill and Church Field down to Low Mill and back.  There are 16 points of watery interest. Click here to download the Water Walk map and guide and use the QR on the maps and on the posters to find additional information about the individual points.

Map POI Place Theme
1 Burnside River level recorder, trout, grey wagtail, vegetation
2 Bridge 55 Trout pool
3 School Wetland Reserve Pond & scrapes for Primary School
4 Wine Beck and the High Mill Weir Inflow, septic tanks, E. coli, fish passage
5 Dawson Crossley Field Recreation, beach, balsam, dippers
6 North Street Footbridge Town Beck, sgnal crayfish, surface water drain
7 Church Field Fishponds Medieval fish ponds, archaeologoy, restoration
8 Church Field Footbridge Cray fish, trout, stone loach, change
9 Low Mill Lane Island, heron, flood doors, balsam
10 River Wharfe Town Beck confluence, Wharfe fish and birds
11 Low Mill Weir Fish passage, water quality
12 Pumping Station Storm Overflow Faecal bacteria, storm frequency, combines sewers
13 Pumping Station Sewage treatment history
14 Hallcroft Small tributary, flooding, culverts, crayfish
15 Saw Mill Dam History, trees, ducks, water levels
16 Aynholme Bridge Goit take off, blockage problems, beck confluence