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Digley & Ramsden Reservoirs from Wessenden Head
Introduction to Walk 2561

Photo from the walk - Digley & Ramsden Reservoirs from Wessenden Head

Nat Park - Peak District - Black Hill Dovestone

Region - South Pennines

County/Area - West Yorkshire

Author - Mike Bexley

Length - 9.5 miles / 15.4 km

Ascent - 2290 feet / 694 metres

Time - 7 hours 0 minutes

Grade - moderate

This Peak District walk in the South Pennines is full of variety. The route includes visits to the villages of Holmbridge and Holme, woodlands, secluded streams and open moorland. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

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Walk 2518
0.1 miles / 0.2 km away
Black Hill & Four Reservoirs
Grade - moderate
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km
Walk 1583
2.1 miles / 3.4 km away
Digley Reservoir
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km
Walk 2630
2.2 miles / 3.4 km away
Upper Holme Valley & Ramsden Clough
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km
Walk 2719
2.4 miles / 3.8 km away
Huddersfield's green fringe
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km
Walk 1829
2.6 miles / 4.2 km away
Holme & Marsden Clough from Ramsden Reservoir
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km
Walk 2613
3.0 miles / 4.8 km away
Boundary Walk from Marsden to Holmfirth
Grade - moderate
Length - 13.0 miles / 21.1 km
Walk 2359
3.3 miles / 5.2 km away
Cuckoo Walk & Bacon Butties from Marsden
Grade - hard
Length - 19.5 miles / 31.7 km
Walk 2644
3.3 miles / 5.2 km away
Marsden and the Standedge Trail
Grade - moderate
Length - 11.0 miles / 17.9 km
Walk 2926
3.3 miles / 5.2 km away
Cupwith & Shooter's Nab from Marsden
Grade - moderate
Length - 13.0 miles / 21.1 km
Walk 2946
3.3 miles / 5.2 km away
Buckstones and Linsgreave Head from Marsden
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.8 miles / 14.2 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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South Pennine Walks

South Pennine WalksThe 30 circular walks in this guidebook cover the South Pennines, the expanse of hill country that straddles the Lancashire / Yorkshire border between the Yorkshire Dales and Peak National Parks. These walks range from four to eight and a half miles and explore an area of varied and contrasting landscapes. For experienced and novice walkers.
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