Peak District Walk
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Walk Route Description
Located to the southwest of Holmfirth, this circular Peak District walk starts alongside Digley Reservoir and then continues along the shoreline before explore the surrounding countryside. Using a mixture of lanes, field paths and moorland routes the walk provides some excellent wide ranging views across the reservoir and surrounding countryside.
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 2630 Upper Holme Valley & Ramsden Clough - moderate - 9.0 miles/14.6 km
Walk 1829 Holme & Marsden Clough from Ramsden Reservoir - moderate - 9.0 miles/14.6 km
Walk 2561 Digley & Ramsden Reservoirs from Wessenden Head - moderate - 9.5 miles/15.4 km
Walk 2518 Black Hill & Four Reservoirs - moderate - 10.0 miles/16.3 km
Walk 2719 Huddersfield's green fringe - easy/mod - 10.0 miles/16.3 km
Walk 1586 Blackmoorfoot Reservoir - easy - 1.5 miles/2.4 km
Walk 2826 Winscar Reservoir circuit from Dunford Bridge - moderate - 8.9 miles/14.5 km
Walk 3174 Saltersbrook and Lady Cross from Woodhead - easy/mod - 6.0 miles/9.8 km
Walk 1756 Bleaklow & The Longendale Trail from Woodhead - mod/hard - 10.0 miles/16.3 km
Walk 2613 Boundary Walk from Marsden to Holmfirth - moderate - 13.0 miles/21.1 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.
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.
The End to End Trail