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Stocks Reservoir from Slaidburn
Introduction to Walk 3329

Photo from the walk - Stocks Reservoir from Slaidburn

Region - Forest of Bowland

County/Area - Lancashire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 11.5 miles / 18.7 km

Ascent - 1300 feet / 394 metres

Time - 5 hours 10 minutes

Grade - moderate

A circuit of Stocks Reservoir in the Forest of Bowland is the main feature of this Lancashire walk. Starting from the picturesque village of Slaidburn, the route crosses pleasant countryside surrounded by rolling fells. An ideal walk for a beautiful summer's day. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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Walks from the same start

Walk 2216
Slaidburn Village Trail - Ribble Valley
Grade - easy
Length - 0.8 miles / 1.2 km

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Whitewell via Crag Stones from Dunsop Bridge
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Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km
Walk 2508
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Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km
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Totridge Fell via Langden & Bleadale Water
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Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km
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Whitendale from Dunsop Bridge
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Walk 2556
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Length - 15.0 miles / 24.4 km
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Length - 8.3 miles / 13.5 km
Walk 2437
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Length - 7.4 miles / 12 km
Walk 2594
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Totridge Fell & Fiendsdale Head, Forest of Bowland
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Length - 11.0 miles / 17.9 km
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Fiensdale Head & Bleasdale Water, Forest of Bowland
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Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km
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The Ribble Valley from Sawley
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Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 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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