Peak District Walk
Dale Dike Reservoir
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Walk Route Description
Dale Dike Reservoir is located amidst woodland and open pasture. The start is located west of Low Bradfield, which is a quaint village near Sheffield. The diverse natural environment encourages wildlife so you should keep a look out as you walk. Like many paths, the waterside section of the route can be quite muddy after rain.
This is one of the free reservoir walks produced by Yorkshire Water who are one of the county's largest landowners, with around 72,000 acres of land spanning National Parks, Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the North York Moors and the Yorkshire Wolds. There is a wide range of walks on offer from gentle strolls around one of their picturesque reservoirs to more adventurous routes. Yorkshire Water have selected some of their top walks for you and split them into three regional packs. Just print them out and off you go.
Each site has its own walk pack that you can easily print out and take along with you. Each pack includes directions to the site, a summary of the walk, a list of facilities available, a detailed route map and route instructions. To download walk descriptions go to Yorkshire Water Walks.
Other walks nearby
Walk 1577 Low Bradwell & Agden Reservoir - easy - 3.5 miles/5.7 km
Walk 1754 Agden Reservoir circular - easy/mod - 4.8 miles/7.8 km
Walk 1522 Back Tor, Bradfield Moors and Reservoirs - moderate - 11.0 miles/17.9 km
Walk 1687 Broomhead & Howden Moors - moderate - 12.4 miles/20.2 km
Walk 2516 Moscar, Dale Dike & Shrines Reservoirs - easy/mod - 7.0 miles/11.4 km
Walk 2629 Stanage Edge, Redmires & Hallam Moors - easy/mod - 8.5 miles/13.8 km
Walk 2235 Bamford & Stanage Edges from Rod Side - moderate - 9.9 miles/16.1 km
Walk 1579 Damflask Reservoir - easy - 3.5 miles/5.7 km
Walk 1285 Rod Moor from Dungworth Circular - moderate - 9.4 miles/15.3 km
Walk 1523 Broomhead Moor & Ewden Beck - easy/mod - 6.0 miles/9.8 km
Recommended Books & eBooks
Walking in the Peak District - White Peak East
Guidebook describing 42 half-day and day walks in the limestone landscapes of Derbyshire's White Peak, part of the Peak District National Park. One of two volumes, this book covers the east of the region, with potential bases including Bakewell, Eyam, Castleton, Birchover, Matlock and Wirksworth.
Dark Peak Walks
Guidebook to 40 walks in the Dark Peak area of the Peak District National Park. 35 circular routes for most abilities, from 8km to 19km, around Edale, Marsden, Fairholmes, Baslow and Castleton, including Kinder Scout and Mam Tor, and 5 longer (25km to 45km) routes highlighting the best of the Gritstone Edges, High Moorland and Deep Valleys.
The National Trails
This inspirational guidebook looks at each of the UK's 19 National Trails, with information that allows ease of comparison and contrast, inspiring you to find out more and to take up a long-distance challenge. Some Trails are short and easy, others much longer, many have strong themes - they may follow a coastline, or traverse ranges of hills.