Sharp Haw beacon MYD3936 (c) YDNPA, 2023
Tradition has it that one of a chain of signal beacons was built on Sharp Haw near Flasby at the time of the Spanish Armada. Although the hill is an ideal site for such a beacon, there is no trace of one ever having been there.
View of Sharp Haw beacon MYD3936 (c) YDNPA, 2023
Location From Skipton head north on B6265 for 2 miles. Take first left after 'Craven Heifer' pub and proceed up narrow lane to first bend (small car park). Enter field gate and follwo bridleway for 1 mile. Then take left hand footpath which leads to summit of beacon (3 miles from Skipton in total).
Public Transport Details Nearest town/village: Stirton turning. Call Traveline on 0870 608 2 608 to plan your journey. After the welcome message key in 885 for North Yorkshire information.
Accessibility Bridleway is rough and muddy in places. Ladder stile near summit.