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Blackmoorfoot Reservoir
Introduction to Walk 1586

Photo from the walk - Blackmoorfoot Reservoir

County/Area - West Yorkshire

Author - Yorkshire Water

Length - 1.5 miles / 2.4 km

Ascent - 100 feet / 30 metres

Time - 0 hours 50 minutes

Grade - easy

This Kirklees walk follows the shores of Blackmoorfoot reservoir in an anti-clockwise direction and provides a pleasant short excursion. The route is flat and should offer glimpses of the local wildlife and some of the many birds that use this water during migration.


 

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