Peak District Walk
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Walk Route Description
Redmires consists of three tiers of reservoirs. The route starts from the top and descends past each tier before completing a circuit by passing through pleasant woodland which can be seen across the water on the outward route. Located within the Peak District National Park many visitors mention the interesting shapes of reservoirs and often comment on the numbers of wildfowl and waders that can be seen here.
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 1541 Stanage & Ughill Moor - moderate - 13.0 miles/21.1 km
Walk 1479 Sheffield Country Walk - Burbage Moor & Redmires - easy/mod - 9.8 miles/15.8 km
Walk 2235 Bamford & Stanage Edges from Rod Side - moderate - 9.9 miles/16.1 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 1090 Stanage Edge from Dennis Knoll, nr. Bamford - moderate - 7.0 miles/11.4 km
Walk 1285 Rod Moor from Dungworth Circular - moderate - 9.4 miles/15.3 km
Walk 3540 The Derwent Edge from Cutthroat Bridge - moderate - 10.0 miles/16.3 km
Walk 1579 Damflask Reservoir - easy - 3.5 miles/5.7 km
Walk 2548 Stanage Edge from Hathersage - moderate - 8.5 miles/13.8 km
Recommended Books & eBooks
Great Mountain Days in the Pennines
An inspirational guidebook to 50 classic walks on the rolling Pennine landscape. The graded routes, between 6 and 13 miles in length, cover classic Pennine fells and moorland such as Whernside, Ilkley Moor and Pendle Hill; exploring the North and South Pennines, Yorkshire Dales, Howgills and Dark Peak. Many routes are also suited to fell running.
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.