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Black Hill & Four Reservoirs
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Nat Park - Peak District - Black Hill Dovestone

County/Area - West Yorkshire

Author - Paul Webb

Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km

Ascent - 1190 feet / 361 metres

Time - 6 hours 10 minutes

Grade - moderate

This Peak District walk offers some wonderful panoramas on a fine day with good open views of the Yorkshire valleys and the wide expanses of moorland. It's a good mixture of erosion-saving stone paving for quicker progress and getting covered in peat moss for the rest. On a low cloud day it's better described as crossing a bog in the fog! A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers. Travel restrictions for exercise in Wales and Scotland will be lifted in early July.

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

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