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Winscar Reservoir circuit from Dunford Bridge
Introduction to Walk 2826

Photo from the walk - Winscar Reservoir circuit from Dunford Bridge

Nat Park - Peak District - Dark Peak North

County/Area - Barnsley & Kirklees

Author - Andy Chaplin

Length - 8.9 miles / 14.5 km

Ascent - 1000 feet / 303 metres

Grade - moderate

A Peak District walk that explores the open country and reservoirs to the northwest of Dunford Bridge. This sector of the National Park sees fewer walkers and you are free to enjoy the superb scenery in relative peace and quiet.  A GPX File is available for download (see walk description).

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

Maps   Ordnance Survey Logo   Anquet Maps Logo

Ordnance Survey Explorer OL1Sheet Map1:25kBUY MAP
Anquet OS Explorer OL1Digital Map1:25kBUY MAP
Ordnance Survey Landranger 100Sheet Map1:50kBUY MAP
Anquet OS Landranger 100Digital Map1:50kBUY MAP

It is recommended you take a map. The preferred scale is 1:25k.

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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.

Recommended Reading

Dark Peak Walks

Dark Peak WalksGuidebook to 40 walks in the Dark Peak area of the Peak District National Park. 35 circular routes for most abilities, from 8km to 19km, around Edale, Marsden, Fairholmes, Baslow and Castleton, including Kinder Scout and Mam Tor, and 5 longer (25km to 45km) routes highlighting the best of the Gritstone Edges, High Moorland and Deep Valleys.
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