Arkle Beck

Arkle Beck is the stream running through the valley of Arkengarthdale in the Yorkshire Dales, England. It is a tributary of the River Swale,[1] which it joins just past Reeth at Grinton Bridge.[2] The beck itself has several tributaries which include:

  • Great Punchard Gill
  • William's Gill
  • Annaside Beck
  • Roe Beck
Arkle Beck
Arkle Beck near Whaw
Physical characteristics
 ⁃ locationArkengarthdale
 ⁃ location
River Swale

In 1986, a section of the meadow alongside Arkle Beck at Whaw was designated as a site of special scientific interest (SSSI).[3]


  1. ^ "Arkengarthdale". Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority. Retrieved 6 January 2016.
  2. ^ "Fremington Edge, Hurst & Arkle Beck" (PDF). HM Walks. Retrieved 6 January 2016.
  3. ^ "Arkle Beck Meadows, Whaw" (PDF). SSSI Natural England. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 6 January 2016.

Coordinates: 54°22′57″N 1°56′05″W / 54.3824°N 1.9347°W / 54.3824; -1.9347