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Chew Reservoir & the Pennine Way
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Photo from the walk - Chew Reservoir & the Pennine Way

Nat Park - Peak District - Black Hill Dovestone

Region - South Pennines

County/Area - Greater Manchester

Author - Peter Schofield

Length - 14.0 miles / 22.8 km

Ascent - 2500 feet / 758 metres

Time - 9 hours 30 minutes

Grade - mod/hard

A linear Peak District walk providing the opportunity to experience some of the fine sections of the Dark Peak around Black Hill and Laddow Rocks. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers.


 

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The Pots & Pans from Uppermill
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Chew Reservoir & Fox Stone from Dovestones
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Greenfield Reservoir & Raven Stones from Dovestone
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Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km
Walk 3607
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Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
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Boundary Walk from Marsden to Holmfirth
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Length - 13.0 miles / 21.1 km
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Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km
Walk 2561
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Digley & Ramsden Reservoirs from Wessenden Head
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Length - 9.5 miles / 15.4 km
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5.7 miles / 9.1 km away
Cuckoo Walk & Bacon Butties from Marsden
Grade - hard
Length - 19.5 miles / 31.7 km

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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