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6 walks in and around Yorkshire Peak District

PUBLISHED: 19:48 05 March 2018 | UPDATED: 18:59 02 August 2018

Looking back to Blakely Reservoir

Looking back to Blakely Reservoir

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A collection of walks in and around the Yorkshire section of the Peak District National Park.

Below Dale Dike Reservoir, Bardfield by Terry FletcherBelow Dale Dike Reservoir, Bardfield by Terry Fletcher

High and Low Bradfield

The twin villages of High and Low Bradfield, the starting point for this walk of lush valleys, lakes and high moors, stand only seven miles from Sheffield.

Click here to view the directions for the Bradfield walk

Langsett reservoir by Krystina BeresfordLangsett reservoir by Krystina Beresford

Langsett

This walk visits reservoirs in the Yorkshire part of the Peak District on a walk that is surprisingly sheltered in such an open landscape.

Click here to view the directions for the Langsett walk

The Wheelstones on Derwent Edge by Terry FletcherThe Wheelstones on Derwent Edge by Terry Fletcher

Strines

This moorland walk circles Strines Reservoir before climbing to breezy Derwent Edge to enjoy panoramic views across the national park as well as down to the Derwent reservoirs

Click here to view the directions for the Strines walk

The Fleece, Holme by Terry FletcherThe Fleece, Holme by Terry Fletcher

Holme Valley

Holme lies on the boundary of the Peak District and is just a couple of miles southwest of the famous town of Holmfirth.

Click here to view the directions for the Holme Valley walk

Blakely Reservoir by Terry FletcherBlakely Reservoir by Terry Fletcher

Blakeley Reservoir

This walk starts out at Marsden in West Yorkshire and heads south to explore a number of reservoirs on the northern edge of the Peak District.

Click here to view the directions for the Blakeley Reservoir walk

Redbrook Reservoir by Terry FletcherRedbrook Reservoir by Terry Fletcher

Marsden Moor

Another walk that starts out Marsden and traverses Marsden Moor and skirts around the northern edge of the Peak District and even crosses into Lancashire.

Click here to view the directions for the Marsden Moor walk

All the routes were correct at the time of publication, over time access to certain parts of the walk may be subject to change.

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