NAME OF RIVER: Esk.
WHERE IS IT?: On the border of England and Scotland. Near Carlisle.
PUT-INS/ TAKE-OUTS: Access at Enzieholm Bridge, 14km North of Langholm (NY285914). Access also possible at various points below, to adjust trip length. You can put on at the car park, Paddle upstream onto Ewes Water, a canalised stretch that gets you to the car park in Langholm (NY363849).
APPROX LENGTH: 14km
TIME NEEDED: A good day on the river with an intermediate group.
ACCESS HASSLES: See the SCA ACCESS NOTES ON SCOTLAND.
WATER LEVEL INDICATORS: Looks bony? Don't get on.
MAJOR HAZARDS/ FALLS: none known
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Easy touring. Good warm up for the section below to Canobie.
OTHER NOTES: A beginner/touring trip.