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Penistone Circular from Scout Dike Reservoir
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Photo from the walk - Penistone Circular from Scout Dike Reservoir

County/Area - South Yorkshire

Author - Andy Chaplin

Length - 8.3 miles / 13.5 km

Ascent - 900 feet / 273 metres

Time - 3 hours 40 minutes

Grade - moderate

A varied circular Barnsley walk from near Penistone that visits two reservoirs, the Royd Moor Viewing Point, uses a section of the old Woodhead railway line and follows part of the Penistone Boundary Walk. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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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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