Stocks Reservoir from Slaidburn

Introduction to Walk 3329

Photo from the walk - Stocks Reservoir from Slaidburn

Region - Forest of Bowland

County/Area - Lancashire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 11.5 miles / 18.7 km

Ascent - 1300 feet / 394 metres

Grade - moderate

A circuit of Stocks Reservoir in the Forest of Bowland is the main feature of this Lancashire walk. Starting from the picturesque village of Slaidburn, the route crosses pleasant countryside surrounded by rolling fells. An ideal walk for a beautiful summer's day. 

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Walks from the same start

Walk 2216
Slaidburn Village Trail - Ribble Valley
Grade - easy
Length - 0.8 miles / 1.2 km

Other walks nearby

Walk 3505
3.6 miles / 5.7 km away
Whitewell via Crag Stones from Dunsop Bridge
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km
Walk 2508
3.6 miles / 5.8 km away
Dunsop Fell & the Forest of Bowland
Grade - moderate
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km
Walk 2510
3.6 miles / 5.8 km away
Totridge Fell via Langden & Bleadale Water
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km
Walk 2555
3.6 miles / 5.8 km away
Whitendale from Dunsop Bridge
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
Walk 2556
3.6 miles / 5.8 km away
Whitendale & Dunsop Fell from Dunsop Bridge
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 15.0 miles / 24.4 km
Walk 2331
3.6 miles / 5.8 km away
Whin Fell & Ouster Rake from Dunsop Bridge
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.3 miles / 13.5 km
Walk 2594
4.5 miles / 7.1 km away
Totridge Fell & Fiendsdale Head, Forest of Bowland
Grade - moderate
Length - 11.0 miles / 17.9 km
Walk 1218
5.2 miles / 8.3 km away
Fiensdale Head & Bleasdale Water, Forest of Bowland
Grade - moderate
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km
Walk 2632
5.3 miles / 8.4 km away
The Ribble Valley from Sawley
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km
Walk 1818
6.9 miles / 11.0 km away
Pendle Hill from Downham
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km

Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

Recommended Reading

Walking in Lancashire

Walking in LancashireThis guidebook describes 39 circular day walks from 5 to 13 miles and one linear route. The countyside ranges from the low lying land around Cockerham, Lytham, Martin Mere and Croston to the heights of Boulsworth Hill, Ward's Stone, Fair Snape Fell and Pendle Hill. All walks are suitable for most abilities, mainly following paths and tracks.
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Walking in the Forest of Bowland and Pendle

Walking in the Forest of Bowland and Pendle A guidebook to 40 diverse circular day walks suitable for walkers with navigational skills. The Forest of Bowland and Pendle are two of north west England's upland AONBs, perfect for walkers who enjoy exploring rough hilly, sometimes pathless terrain. The routes include Ward's Stone, Pendle Hill, Longridge Fell and Fair Snape Fell.
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Area Information

Forest of Bowland

Located in northern Lancashire, the Forest of Bowland includes wild upland and cultivated valleys. Essentially part of the main Pennine range, the area is dominated by gritstone fells ... - More information

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Stayin the Yorkshire Dales
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The Old Court House
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Beck Hall B&B
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Lakeland Lodge
Borwick, Carnforth
17.6 miles / 28.1 km away
Park Bottom Bed & Breakfast
Litton, Littondale
18.1 miles / 29.0 km away
Bridge End Farm
Grassington
19.1 miles / 30.5 km away
Low Raisgill B&B
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