GPS Cycle and Walking Routes


Lake and Reservoir Walks

There's hundreds of lakes and reservoirs in the UK to enjoy. Many reservoirs have footpaths created by water companies for walkers to use. You'll often find well surfaced circular paths taking you around the water. They are also a haven for wildlife, attracting many water loving birds.

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Route NamePhotoDistanceDescription
Abberton Reservoir10 miles (16 km)This is a circular cycle ride on the quiet roads and country lanes surrounding this large reservoir near Colchester, Essex View Full Details>>
Abbeystead Reservoir2 miles (4 km)This short circular walk takes you around Abbeystead Reservoir in the Forest of Bowland View Full Details>>
Agden Reservoir2 miles (3.5 km)Enjoy a circular walk around this pretty reservoir on the edge of the Peak District near Sheffield View Full Details>>
Alcock Tarn2 miles (4 km)Climb to this pretty tarn and enjoy wonderful views over Grasmere lake on this walk in the Lake District View Full Details>>
Alton Water7 miles (11 km)Follow a mixture of well surfaced and unsurfaced cycling and walking trails around this large reservoir in Stutton, Ipswich View Full Details>>
Alwen Trail7 miles (12 km)This is a circular cycling and walking trail around the delightful Alwen Reservoir in Conwy, North Wales View Full Details>>
Anglezarke Reservoir5 miles (7.5 km)This circular cycle loop takes you around the pretty Anglezarke Reservoir near Chorley View Full Details>>
Ardingly Reservoir5 miles (8 km)This 198 acre reservoir and nature reserve has a lovely waterside walking path ideal for an easy stroll View Full Details>>
Ardleigh Reservoir3 miles (5 km)This reservoir near Colchester has a nice country lane running along its northern side View Full Details>>
Arenig Fawr6 miles (9.5 km)This walk visits the pretty Llyn Arenig Fawr before climbing to Arenig Fawr in the Snowdonia National Park View Full Details>>
Arlington Reservoir2 miles (3 km)Enjoy a nice easy stroll around the pretty Arlington Reservoir on this short circular walk near Hailsham View Full Details>>
Avon Dam5 miles (8 km)This walk takes you from Shipley Bridge to the Avon Dam reservoir along the River Avon View Full Details>>
Backwater Reservoir10 miles (15.5 km)Enjoy a circular walk around this reservoir inGlen Isla, north westAngus View Full Details>>
Bala Lake7 miles (12 km)Bala Lake (or Llyn Tegid) is the largest natural lake in Wales View Full Details>>
Balderhead Blackton and Hury Reservoirs5 miles (7.5 km)This walk visits these three reservoirs in Baldersdale View Full Details>>
Barcombe Mills2 miles (4 km)This delightful area of East Sussex has riverside trails, a small reservoir and lovely countryside views View Full Details>>
Bartley Reservoir1 miles (1.5 km)Enjoy an easy stroll along this pretty reservoir in Bartley Green, Birmingham View Full Details>>
Bassenthwaite Lake15 miles (24 km)This walk takes you to the lovely Bassenthwaite Lake from Keswick in the Lake District View Full Details>>
Beacons Reservoir2 miles (3 km)Enjoy a lovely stroll around this pretty reservoir in the fantastic Brecon Beacons View Full Details>>
Belmont Reservoir2 miles (4 km)This walk visits Ward's Reservoir and Belmont Reservoir on the West Pennine Moors.
Starts the walk from the car park on Rivington Road just to the west of the village of Belmont View Full Details>>
Belvide Reservoir4 miles (7 km)Enjoy a circular walk around Belvide Reservoir in South Staffordshire on this easy route View Full Details>>
Ben Crom Reservoir2 miles (4 km)Enjoy a short hike above this pretty reservoir in the Mourne Mountains View Full Details>>
Bewl Water12 miles (20 km)This is a walking and cycling route around the beautiful Bewl Water reservoir near Lamberhurst View Full Details>>
Bittell Reservoirs4 miles (6 km)This walk visits the Upper and Lower Bittell Reservoirs in Barnt Green, near Birmingham View Full Details>>
Black Moss Reservoir2 miles (3 km)Enjoy a waterside walk around these two reservoirs near the Lancashire village of Barley View Full Details>>
Blackbrook Reservoir3 miles (5 km)This short walk visits Blackbrook Reservoir near Coalville in Leicestershire View Full Details>>
Blackmoorfoot Reservoir2 miles (3 km)This short walk visits Blackmoorfoot Reservoir in Huddersfield View Full Details>>
Blagdon Lake1 miles (1.5 km)Along the northern end of this large lake you'll find a lovely footpath running along the lake shore and through the lakeside woodland View Full Details>>
Blashford Lakes5 miles (8.5 km)This walk takes you around Blashford Lakes Nature Reserve and Ibsley Water on the edge of the New Forest View Full Details>>
Blea Tarn2 miles (3 km)This is a nice easy walk around the lovely Blea Tarn near Eltwerwater in the Lake District National Park View Full Details>>
Blithfield Reservoir1 miles (2 km)This large reservoir in the Blithe Valley has three nice colour coded walking trails to try View Full Details>>
Blue Pool Dorset2 miles (3 km)This extraordinary lake in Dorset is located near Wareham and Corfe Castle View Full Details>>
Boddington Reservoir2 miles (2.5 km)Enjoy a peaceful walk around this pretty reservoir near Banbury View Full Details>>
Booth Wood Reservoir2 miles (4 km)This pretty reservoir in Ripponden has nice footpaths climbing above the water View Full Details>>
Bosley Reservoir3 miles (5.5 km)This reservoir in the Cheshire village of Bosley has a nice waterside walking trail running along it's southern and eastern shore View Full Details>>
Bough Beech Reservoir1 miles (2 km)This large reservoir near Sevenoaks includes a nature reserve with nice footpaths at its northern end View Full Details>>
Brenig Way31 miles (50 km)Follow the Brenig Way way from Corwen, in the Dee Valley, to the beautiful Llyn Brenig, in the heart of the Denbigh Moors View Full Details>>
Brent Reservoir1 miles (1.2 km)Brent Reservoir and the Wesh Harp Open space is a popular place for walkers and cyclists View Full Details>>
Broomhead Reservoir2 miles (3.2 km)Enjoy an easy circular walk around this reservoir in Stocksbridge View Full Details>>
Brothers Water2 miles (3.5 km)This small lake next to Hartsop village is perfect for a peaceful walk away from the Lake District's hot spots View Full Details>>
Burnhope Reservoir2 miles (4 km)Enjoy a peaceful circular walk around this reservoir in Weardale View Full Details>>
Burrator Reservoir4 miles (6.5 km)The area surrounding this reservoir in Dartmoor is well worth exploring on foot or by bike View Full Details>>
Butterley Reservoir5 miles (8 km)This walk uses part of the Kirklees Way to visit three pretty reservoirs on the splendid Marsden Moor Estate in the Peak District.
The walk starts from the large village of Marsden near Huddersfield View Full Details>>
Buttermere4 miles (7 km)This is a fine circular walk around the beautiful Buttermere lake in the Lake District National Park View Full Details>>
Caldecotte Lake2 miles (2.5 km)Enjoy and easy cycle or walk around this pretty lake in Milton Keynes View Full Details>>
Calf Hey Reservoir2 miles (2.5 km)The attractive area of Haslingden Grane includes some nice walking trails around Calf Hey Reservoir and through the adjacent woodland View Full Details>>
Cameron Reservoir2 miles (3.5 km)This lovely reservoir in Fife has a nice 2 mile footpath running around the perimeter View Full Details>>
Cannop Ponds1 miles (2 km)These two large ponds in the Forest of Dean are a lovely spot for an easy afternoon stroll View Full Details>>
Carron Valley Reservoir2 miles (4 km)Enjoy a lovely woodland trail along Carron Valley Reservoir on this easy walk near Stirling View Full Details>>
Carsington Water7 miles (12 km)This route follows the circular cycling and walking trail around Carsington Water in Ashbourne, Derbyshire View Full Details>>
Castleshaw Reservoir2 miles (3 km)These two reservoirs in Oldham have some nice walking trails to try View Full Details>>
Catcleugh Reservoir6 miles (9.5 km)This walk takes you along Catcleugh Reservoir before climbing to Girdle Fell for great views over the Northumberland National Park View Full Details>>
Cheddar Reservoir2 miles (3.4 km)Follow the waterside path around this reservoir on this easy circular walk in Somerset View Full Details>>
Chellow Dene Reservoir2 miles (2.5 km)Visit this lovely beauty spot on the outskirts of Bradford on this easy walk in West Yorkshire View Full Details>>
Chelmarsh Reservoir4 miles (7 km)This circular walk takes you around the pretty Chelmarsh Reservoir in the Severn Valley View Full Details>>
Chew Reservoir6 miles (9.5 km)Visit this pretty reservoir in the Peak District and enjoy great views over View Full Details>>
Chew Valley Lake1 miles (1.2 km)This walk follows the delightful nature trail which runs along the eastern side of this large lake in Chew Stoke View Full Details>>
Chipstead Lake2 miles (3 km)Enjoy a walk along this pretty lake in Sevenoaks View Full Details>>
Chorlton Water Park1 miles (1.5 km)Enjoy a walk or cycle around this large lake and nature reserve in Manchester View Full Details>>
Circular Walk around Coniston16 miles (25.7 km)A 16 mile circuit around the beautiful Coniston Lake in the Lake Disctrict National Park View Full Details>>
Claerwen Reservoir11 miles (18 km)Enjoy a cycle or walk along this large reservoir in the Cambrian Mountains View Full Details>>
Clatworthy Reservoir5 miles (8 km)Enjoy a walk around this pretty reservoir in the Brendon Hills on the edge of the Exmoor National Park View Full Details>>
Clowbridge Reservoir2 miles (3 km)Enjoy a circular walk around this pretty reservoir near Burnley View Full Details>>
Cobbinshaw Reservoir3 miles (5 km)This attractive reservoir in the Pentland Hills is a nice place for a stroll View Full Details>>
Cod Beck Reservoir1 miles (2 km)Enjoy a short walk around this pretty reservoir on the western edge of the North York Moors View Full Details>>
Cogra Moss5 miles (7.7 km)This reservoir in the western lakes has some lovely woodland trails to follow through the three forestry plantations surrounding the water View Full Details>>
Colliford Lake4 miles (6 km)Enjoy a lovely waterside walk along the shore of this large lake on Bodmin Moor View Full Details>>
Combs Reservoir2 miles (4 km)This circular walk takes you around Combs Reservoir near Chapel-en-le-Frith on the edge of the Peak District National Park View Full Details>>
Coniston Water4 miles (6 km)This easy cycling and walking trail runs along the western shoreline of the beautiful Coniston Water in the Lake District National Park View Full Details>>
Connaught Water1 miles (1 km)This pretty lake in Epping Forest has a nice circular walking trail around its perimter View Full Details>>
Covenham Reservoir5 miles (8.5 km)Enjoy a walk around this pretty reservoir and along the Louth Canal on this waterside walk in Lincolnshire.
Start your walk from the car park at the north western tip of the reservoir View Full Details>>
Cresswell Crags1 miles (1.5 km)This walk takes you around this fascinatinglimestonegorge on the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire border View Full Details>>
Cropston Reservoir3 miles (5.5 km)Enjoy a waterside walk along this pretty reservoir in the Charnwood Forest area of Leicestershire View Full Details>>
Crowdy Reservoir2 miles (4 km)This short walk follows a section of the Copper Trail from Crowdy Reservoir to Davidstow Woods on Bodmin Moor View Full Details>>
Crummock Water9 miles (14 km)Enjoy a walk around Crummock Water in the Lake District National Park View Full Details>>
Dale Dike Reservoir4 miles (6 km)This pretty reservoir near Sheffield has waterside paths to follow around the perimeter View Full Details>>
Damflask Reservoir3 miles (5 km)Enjoy a circular walk around this lovely reservoir near Sheffield View Full Details>>
Darwell Reservoir5 miles (8 km)Explore Darwell Reservoir and Darwell Wood on this walk near Mountfield in East Sussex View Full Details>>
Denton Reservoir2 miles (3 km)This walk near Grantham takes you from the village of Denton to Denton Reservoir View Full Details>>
Derwent Reservoir4 miles (6.5 km)This is a moderate walk along Derwent and Ladybower Reservoirs, with a short climb to the woodland, farmland and moorland above the water View Full Details>>
Derwent Water9 miles (14 km)Enjoy a walk along one of the Lake District's most beautiful lakes View Full Details>>
Devoke Water2 miles (3.5 km)This walk visits Devoke Water, the largest tarn in the Lake District View Full Details>>
Digley Reservoir2 miles (2.5 km)Enjoy an easy circular walk around this delightful reservoir near View Full Details>>
Dorney Lake4 miles (6 km)This purpose-built rowing lake in Buckinghamshire has a traffic free National Cycle Network trail running past it on one side and the Thames Path on the other View Full Details>>
Dovestone Reservoir4 miles (6 km)Enjoy an easy circular walk around this lovely reservoir on Saddleworth Moor View Full Details>>
Dowdeswell Reservoir1 miles (2 km)Enjoy a stroll through Dowdeswell Wood to Dowdeswell Reservoir on this walk near Cheltenham View Full Details>>
Dozmary Pool6 miles (10 km)Visit the mysteriouswaters of the Dozmary Pool on this easy walk on Bodmin Moor.
You can park at the car park at the southern end of Colliford Lake to start your walk View Full Details>>
Draycote Water5 miles (8.5 km)Enjoy a lovely waterside cycle or walk around the delightful Draycote Water Country Park near Rugby View Full Details>>
Earlswood Lakes3 miles (5 km)Enjoy a stroll along these three reservoirs and into the adjacent woodland on this lovely walk in Solihull View Full Details>>
Easedale Tarn6 miles (9 km)Enjoy a walk to the lovely Easedale Tarn in the Lake District View Full Details>>
Eccup Reservoir6 miles (10 km)Enjoy an easy, waterside walk around this lovely reservoir near Leeds.
The walk begins in the car park on Stair Foot lane in Adel Woods and follows the Dales Way past Sand Moor golf course to the reservoir View Full Details>>
Edgbaston Reservoir2 miles (2.5 km)This pretty reservoir in the centre of Birmingham has a nice circular walking trail running around the perimeter View Full Details>>
Elan Valley Reservoirs11 miles (17 km)This waterside cycling and walking route takes you through the beautiful Elan Valley in Powys View Full Details>>
Elsecar Reservoir and Canal Walk3 miles (5.5 km)This nice waterside walk takes you around Elsecar Reservoir before picking up a footpath along the Elsecar Branch Canal View Full Details>>
Elterwater3 miles (5 km)This is a particularly lovely riverside walk to Elter Water Lake and Skelwith Bridge from the village of Elterwater View Full Details>>
Elton Reservoir2 miles (2.5 km)Enjoy an easy circular walk around this pretty reservoir in Bury View Full Details>>
Embsay Reservoir1 miles (1.5 km)Enjoy a short stroll around this reservoir in North Yorkshire View Full Details>>
Ennerdale Water7 miles (11 km)Follow the lovely lakeside path around Ennerdale water on this circular walk in the Lake District National Park View Full Details>>
Entwistle Reservoir2 miles (4 km)This circular walk follows the waterside footpath around Turton and Entwistle Reservoir near Bolton in Lancashire View Full Details>>
Errwood Reservoir and Fernilee Reservoir4 miles (6 km)Enjoy some lovely waterside walking along these two reservoirs in the Goyt Valley area of the Peak District View Full Details>>
Esthwaite Water2 miles (3 km)Enjoy a short stroll down to Esthwaite Water from the village of Hawkshead on this easy walk in the Lake District View Full Details>>
Eyebrook Reservoir4 miles (6 km)Enjoy a stroll alongside this lovely reservoir near Corby View Full Details>>
Fairhaven Lake1 miles (2 km)Enjoy an easy stroll around this pretty salt water lake in Lytham St Annes View Full Details>>
Farmoor Reservoir4 miles (6 km)Enjoy an easy circular walk around this pretty reservoir near Oxford View Full Details>>
Fernworthy Reservoir4 miles (6 km)This walk takes you around the lovely Fernworthy Reservoir and into Fernworthy Forest in Dartmoor View Full Details>>
Fewston Reservoir3 miles (5.5 km)Enjoy an easy circular walk around the lovely Fewston Reservoir in the Yorkshire Dales View Full Details>>
Fleet Pond2 miles (2.8 km)Enjoy an easy circular walk around the Fleet Pond Nature Reserve in the Hampshire town of Fleet View Full Details>>
Fontburn Reservoir4 miles (6 km)This circular walk takes you around the lovely Fontburn Reservoir in Northumberland View Full Details>>
Fonthill Estate4 miles (6.5 km)Enjoy a lovely circular walk around the village of Fonthill Bishop on this circular walk near Salisbury in Wiltshire View Full Details>>
Foremark Reservoir2 miles (3 km)This walk visits the pretty Foremark Reservoir near Burton Upon Trent in Derbyshire View Full Details>>
Foulridge Reservoir2 miles (3 km)This easy, circular walk takes you around the pretty Foulridge Reservoir in Colne View Full Details>>
Glen Finglas11 miles (18 km)Enjoy a walk along Glen Finglas Reservoir and Finglas Water on this lovely walk in the Trossachs View Full Details>>
Glencoe Lochan Trail2 miles (2.5 km)This lovely, waymarked trail takes you around Lochan in Glencoe View Full Details>>
Gormire Lake4 miles (6 km)A short and easy walk around this pretty lake in the North York Moors View Full Details>>
Gorple Reservoir5 miles (8 km)Visit the Gorple Reservoirs on this walk in Calderdale View Full Details>>
Gouthwaite Reservoir5 miles (8 km)This walk takes you around this delightful reservoir, near Pateley Bridge and Ramsgill View Full Details>>
Grafham Water Circular Ride11 miles (18 km)A cycle and walking route around the beautiful Grafham Water in Cambridgeshire View Full Details>>
Grasmere5 miles (8 km)This circular walk from the popular village of Grasmere visits several Lake District highlights View Full Details>>
Grassholme Reservoir3 miles (5 km)This circular walk follows the footpath around this lovely reservoir in upper Teesdale View Full Details>>
Greenbooth Reservoir2 miles (3 km)Enjoy a circular walk around Greenboth Reservoir and the Naden Reservoirs on this route in the Rochdale area of Greater Manchester View Full Details>>
Greenfield Reservoir2 miles (4 km)Enjoy a waterside walk along Yeoman Hey Reservoir to Greenfield Reservoir in the Peak District National Park.
You can start the walk from the car park at the northern end of Dovestone Reservoir View Full Details>>
Greenlee Lough7 miles (11 km)This walk visits the pretty Greenlee Lough Nature Reserve from Hadrian's Wall View Full Details>>
Greenway Bank Country Park2 miles (3.2 km)Enjoy a short waterside walk around Knypersley Reservoir in this country park near Biddulph View Full Details>>
Grimwith Reservoir4 miles (6.5 km)Enjoy a circular walk around this lovely reservoir in the Yorkshire Dales View Full Details>>
Grwyne Fawr Reservoir5 miles (8 km)This is a lovely waterside walk along the Grwyne Fawr to Grwyne Fawr Reservoir in the Brecon Beacons View Full Details>>
Hanningfield Reservoir2 miles (4 km)This large body of water near Billericay has some nice woodland walking trails at its southern end View Full Details>>
Harlaw Reservoir2 miles (3 km)This easy walk visits Harlaw Reservoir, near Edinburgh View Full Details>>
Harthill Reservoir1 miles (1 km)This pretty reservoir is located in the village of Harthill in South Yorkshire View Full Details>>
Hatchet Pond2 miles (3 km)This large pond in the New Forest makes for a nice, easy circular walk View Full Details>>
Haweswater10 miles (16.5 km)Follow the lakeside trail around the beautiful Haweswater Reservoir on this circular walk in the Lake District View Full Details>>
Hawkridge Reservoir2 miles (2.5 km)Enjoy a circular walk around this pretty reservoir in the Quantock Hills area of Somerset View Full Details>>
Hawley Lake2 miles (3.5 km)Enjoy a circular walk around Hawley Lake on this easy walk in Hart, Hampshire.
You can start the walk from the Sail Training Centre on the northern side of the water View Full Details>>
Hayeswater3 miles (5.5 km)This is a lovely short climb to the beautiful Hayeswater in the Lake District View Full Details>>
Hickling Broad15 miles (24 km)Visit the Norfolk Broads village of Hickling and enjoy a walk around the beautiful Hickling Broad View Full Details>>
High Dam2 miles (2.6 km)A popular walk visiting the lovely tarns on Finsthwaite Heights, near Newby Bridge View Full Details>>
Hollingworth Lake2 miles (3 km)Enjoy a lovely walk around this 130 acre reservoir in Littleborough View Full Details>>
Hornsea Mere2 miles (3 km)Enjoy a walk along this lovely freshwater lake in the seaside town of Hornsea View Full Details>>
Horsey Windpump and Horsey Mere3 miles (5 km)Visit thisearly 20th century drainagewindmillonthe Norfolk Broadsand enjoy lovely waterside footpaths along Horsey Mere and other waterways View Full Details>>
Kennick Reservoir3 miles (5.5 km)This walk visits Kennick Reservoir and its surrounding woodlands, in the Dartmoor National Park View Full Details>>
Kielder Forest Lakeside Way22 miles (35 km)This fantastic circular cycling and walking route takes you around the beautiful Kielder Water in Kielder Forest Park, Northumberland View Full Details>>
Killington Reservoir1 miles (1 km)This large lake in Cumbria is a nice place for a short stroll and a picnic View Full Details>>
Kinder Reservoir2 miles (3.5 km)This walk takes you to Kinder Reservoir from Hayfield along the Snake Path View Full Details>>
Kings Mill Reservoir1 miles (2 km)This lake in Mansfield has a nice walking trail to follow around the perimeter of the water View Full Details>>
Knipton Reservoir2 miles (2.5 km)An easy walk from the village of Knipton to Branston, passing Knipton Reservoir on the way View Full Details>>
Ladybower Reservoir5 miles (8 km)Enjoy a lovely waterside walk along the western shore of this large reservoir in the Peak District View Full Details>>
Lake Vyrnwy11 miles (18 km)Follow the lakeside cycle lanes around this lovely reservoir on this circular ride in Powys View Full Details>>
Langsett Reservoir3 miles (5.5 km)This circular walk takes you around the lovely Langsett Reservoir on the edge of thePeak District National Park View Full Details>>
Leighton Reservoir6 miles (10 km)This circular walk visits Leighton and Roundhill Reservoirs before climbing into the surrounding moors for great views back down to the water View Full Details>>
Leybourne Lakes Country Park4 miles (6 km)Enjoy peaceful, waterside walking and cycling at Leybourne Lakes Country Park, near Maidstone in Kent View Full Details>>
Linacre Reservoirs2 miles (3 km)Enjoy cycling and walking trails around these three pretty reservoirs near Chesterfield View Full Details>>
Lindley Wood Reservoir2 miles (3 km)Enjoy an easy walk along this pretty reservoir and wood in the Washburn valley View Full Details>>
Llandegfedd Reservoir6 miles (10 km)Enjoy a long circular walk around this beautiful reservoir near Cwmbran and Newport View Full Details>>
Llangorse Lake4 miles (6 km)Follow good footpaths around the western side of this beautiful lake in the Brecon Beacons National Park View Full Details>>
Lliw Reservoir2 miles (3 km)This is a nice walk between Lower Lliw Reservoir and Upper Lliw Reservoir, using a section of the Gower Way long distance trail View Full Details>>
Llyn Alaw1 miles (2 km)Enjoy a stroll along this large reservoir on the Isle of Anglesey View Full Details>>
Llyn Brenig9 miles (15 km)A long circular walk around the beautiful Llyn Brenig, in the heart of the Denbigh Moors View Full Details>>
Llyn Brianne14 miles (22 km)Enjoy a walk or cycle along this beautiful reservoir in central Wales View Full Details>>
Llyn Cau4 miles (6 km)This walk climbs to the beautiful Llyn Cau on the slopes of Cadir Idris in the Snowdonia National Park View Full Details>>
Llyn Celyn1 miles (1 km)Enjoy a little stroll along this reservoir in the valley of the River Tryweryn View Full Details>>
Llyn Clywedog4 miles (7 km)The scenery surrounding this large reservoir near Llanidloes is truly wonderful View Full Details>>
Llyn Cowlyd9 miles (14 km)Visit the deepest lake in north Wales on this walk in the Carneddau range View Full Details>>
Llyn Crafnant3 miles (5 km)Llyn Crafnant is another beautiful reservoir in the Gwydyr Forest area of the Snowdonia National Park View Full Details>>
Llyn Cwellyn4 miles (6 km)This figure of eight walk climbs into the hills above Llyn Cwellyn before descending to the woodland on the southern side of the water View Full Details>>
Llyn Cwm Bychan1 miles (2 km)Enjoy a short walk or cycle along this pretty lake in the Rhinogs View Full Details>>
Llyn Cwm Llwch3 miles (5 km)Llyn Cwm Llwch is the best preserved glacial lake in South Wales View Full Details>>
Llyn Dinas2 miles (4 km)Enjoy a nice circular walk around this beautiful lake in the Snowdonia National Park View Full Details>>
Llyn Elsi3 miles (5 km)This walk visits the lovely Llyn Elsi from the village of Betws-y-Coed in the Snowdonia National Park View Full Details>>
Llyn Geirionydd2 miles (3 km)An easy circular walk around the delightful Llyn Geirionydd in the Gwydyr Forest area of the Snowdonia National Park View Full Details>>
Llyn Gwynant2 miles (4 km)Enjoy a circular walk around this beautiful lake in Snowdonia View Full Details>>
Llyn Llydaw4 miles (6.5 km)This walk visits Llyn Llydaw on the flanks ofSnowdon, about one-third of the way up the mountain View Full Details>>
Llyn Ogwen3 miles (5 km)This circular walk takes you around Llyn Ogwen in the Snowdonia View Full Details>>
Llyn Trawsfynydd8 miles (12.5 km)Enjoy a long circular walk or cycle around this large lake in in Gwynedd, North Wales View Full Details>>
Llyn y Fan Fach5 miles (8 km)This is a super waterside walk through a particularly beautiful section of the Brecon Beacons View Full Details>>
Llynnau Mymbyr2 miles (3 km)Enjoy a short walk along this picturesque lake in the Dyffryn Mymbyr valley area of the Snowdonia National Park View Full Details>>
Loch an Eilein4 miles (6.5 km)This popular circular walk in the Cairngorms takes you around the beautiful Loch an Eilein and the smaller Loch Gamhna View Full Details>>
Loch Ard4 miles (6 km)Enjoy a walk or cycle along the beautiful Loch Ard, near Aberfoyle in the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park View Full Details>>
Loch Arkaig4 miles (6 km)This walk takes you along Loch Arkaig and the adjacent pine forest in Lochaber View Full Details>>
Loch Arklet10 miles (16 km)This walk takes you through the lovely Glen Arklet in the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park View Full Details>>
Loch Awe and Kilchurn Castle1 miles (2 km)Visit this fascinating ruined ruined 15th and 17th century castle and enjoy wonderful views over Loch Awe View Full Details>>
Loch Brandy3 miles (5 km)This walk in Glen Clova visits the lovely Loch Brandy.
The walk starts from the car park in Clova View Full Details>>
Loch Doon6 miles (10 km)This beautiful loch in Ayrshire includes a ruined castle, forest trails and stunning scenery View Full Details>>
Loch Earn3 miles (5.5 km)Explore the eastern end of Loch Earn and climb to a lovely viewpoint on this short walk View Full Details>>
Loch Garten2 miles (4 km)This walk takes you around the beautiful Loch Garten RSPB Nature Reserve and also visits the nearby Loch Mallachie in the Cairngorms View Full Details>>
Loch Katrine13 miles (21 km)This super cycle and walking route takes you on the lochside path around Loch Katrine in the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park View Full Details>>
Loch Kinord3 miles (5.5 km)Enjoy an easy circular walk around this delightful loch and nature reserve in the Cairngorms View Full Details>>
Loch Lee10 miles (16 km)This walk visits Loch Lee and then climbs to the stunning Falls of Unich and the Falls of Damff View Full Details>>
Loch Lochy11 miles (18 km)Enjoy a waterside cycle or walk along the magnificent Loch Lochy on this route in the Scottish Highlands View Full Details>>
Loch Lubnaig9 miles (15 km)This cycling and walking route follows National Cycle Route 7 from Callander to Strathyre along Loch Lubnaig View Full Details>>
Loch Morlich4 miles (6 km)Enjoy an easy circular walk around this delightful lake in the Cairngorms View Full Details>>
Loch Muick8 miles (13 km)Enjoy a waterside walk around the beautiful Loch Muick on this super walk in the Cairngorms View Full Details>>
Loch Ness12 miles (19 km)This cycling and walking route follows cycle tracks and the View Full Details>>
Loch Oich10 miles (16 km)Enjoy a circular cycle or walk around Loch Oich in the Scottish Highlands View Full Details>>
Loch Shiel2 miles (3.5 km)Enjoy a walk to the beautiful Loch Shiel from Polloch on this delightful walk View Full Details>>
Loch Tay2 miles (4 km)Enjoy a short walk to Loch Tay from the town of Killin in the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park View Full Details>>
Loch Torridon1 miles (1.5 km)This short circular walk provides great views over Loch Torridon in the Torridon Hills View Full Details>>
Loch Venachar and Loch Drunkie19 miles (30 km)This route in View Full Details>>
Loch Voil9 miles (14.5 km)This walk visits Loch Voil and Loch Doine from the village of Balquhidder in the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park View Full Details>>
Lochcarron2 miles (3.5 km)This walk takes you from Ardaneaskan to the ruins of Strome Castle on the shores of Lochcarron View Full Details>>
Longham Lakes2 miles (2.5 km)These two pretty lakes near Ferndown have a nice walking trail to try View Full Details>>
Loweswater4 miles (6 km)Follow the lakeside path around this beautiful lake in the Lake District National Park View Full Details>>
Lymm Dam1 miles (1.5 km)Enjoy an easy waterside walk around this pretty lake in the Cheshire village of Lymm View Full Details>>
Macclesfield Forest and Trentabank Reservoir3 miles (4.5 km)This circular walk explores Macclesfield Forest and also pays a visit to the pretty Trentabank Reservoir on the western edge of thePeak District View Full Details>>
Mallards Pike Lake1 miles (1 km)Enjoy an easy stroll around this pretty lake in the Forest of Dean View Full Details>>
Mapperley Reservoir1 miles (1.7 km)Enjoy a short walk around this pretty reservoir in Shipley Country Park, near Ilkeston View Full Details>>
Meldon Reservoir2 miles (3.5 km)Enjoy a waterside walk around this lovely reservoir on Dartmoor View Full Details>>
Mercers Country Park3 miles (5 km)Enjoy a nice lakeside trail around Mercers Lake on this short walk in Redhill View Full Details>>
Milngavie Reservoir2 miles (3.2 km)Enjoy a waterside walk around the Milngavie Reservoirs in East Dunbartonshire View Full Details>>
Moorgreen Reservoir2 miles (4 km)This short walk visits Colliers Wood Nature Reserve before following footpaths to the nearby Moorgreen Reservoir.
The walk starts in the Colliers Wood car park just to the south of the reservoir View Full Details>>
More Hall Reservoir2 miles (3.3 km)This reservoir in Stocksbridge has a nice walking trail to try View Full Details>>
Naseby Reservoir3 miles (5 km)This walk visits Naseby Reservoir in Northamptonshire View Full Details>>
Needham Lake2 miles (2.5 km)Enjoy an easy stroll around Needham Lake on this short walk in Needham Market View Full Details>>
Ogden Reservoir and Piethorne Reservoir3 miles (5 km)Explore this area of the Piethorne Valley on this circular walk in theMetropolitan Borough of Rochdale, Greater Manchester View Full Details>>
Ogston Reservoir2 miles (2.5 km)This beautiful reservoir near the Derbyshire village ofBrackenfield is one of Derbyshire's premier bird watching sites View Full Details>>
Orrell Water Park1 miles (1.8 km)This park in the Orrell area of Greater Manchester includes two pretty reservoirs surrounded by attractive woodland and a buttercup meadow View Full Details>>
Otterhead Lakes1 miles (1.8 km)This lovely little nature reserve in Otterford has some nice footpaths taking you along the two lakes and the River Otter View Full Details>>
Oulton Broad and Carlton Marshes5 miles (8 km)This is a lovely waterside walk visiting Oulton Broad, the River Waveney and the pretty Carlton Marshes Nature Reserve near Lowestoft View Full Details>>
Owd Betts Ashworth Moor Reservoir1 miles (2 km)Enjoy a short, waterside walk around Ashworth Moor Reservoir from Owd Betts pub in Rochdale View Full Details>>
Penrose Estate7 miles (10.5 km)This lovely National Trust owned estate near Porthleven has a number of excellent cycling and walking trails around a large coastal lake View Full Details>>
Pensthorpe1 miles (2 km)This 700 acre natural park in Fakenham has miles of nice walking trails to try View Full Details>>
Petersfield Lake and Heath1 miles (1.2 km)Enjoy a gentle stroll around Petersfield Lake and heath on this easy walk in Hampshire View Full Details>>
Pitfour Lake2 miles (2.7 km)This beautiful lake in Aberdeenshire has some good walking trails running along the water and through the surrounding woodland View Full Details>>
Ponden Reservoir2 miles (4 km)Visit Ponden Reservoir and Ponden Hall on this lovely walk in Bronte country View Full Details>>
Pontsticill Reservoir7 miles (10.5 km)This circular walk takes you around the beautiful Pontsticill Reservoir in the Brecon Beacons National Park View Full Details>>
Porth Reservoir3 miles (5 km)Enjoy a circular walk around this pretty reservoir near Newquay View Full Details>>
Pow Hill Country Park and Derwent Reservoir7 miles (11.5 km)This walk explores Pow Hill Country Park and the expansive Derwent Reservoir in County Durham View Full Details>>
Queen's View Loch Tummel4 miles (6 km)Visit Queen's View for one of the best views in Britain on this short walk in Perthshire, Scotland View Full Details>>
Ravensthorpe Reservoir2 miles (2.5 km)This walk visits Ravensthorpe Reservoir near Northampton View Full Details>>
Red Tarn6 miles (9 km)This circular walk from Glenridding climbs to Red Tarn on the eastern flank ofHelvellyn, beneathStriding EdgeandCatstye Cam View Full Details>>
Redmires Reservoir2 miles (4 km)Enjoy a circular walk around these reservoirs located near Sheffield on the edge of the Peak District View Full Details>>
Rivelin Dams2 miles (4 km)Visit these two pretty reservoirs near Sheffield and enjoy a walk through the surrounding woodland on this walk on the edge of the Peak District View Full Details>>
Rivington Reservoir5 miles (8 km)Enjoy a stroll along the Rivington Reservoirs on this waterside walk in Rivington Country Park, near Bolton.
The walk starts from the Rivington Hall Barn car park at the southern end of the lower reservoir View Full Details>>
Roddlesworth Reservoir2 miles (4 km)Enjoy a circular walk around these pretty reservoirs near Darwen in Lancashire View Full Details>>
Rostherne Mere1 miles (1 km)Visit this pretty natural lake in the village of Rostherne, Cheshire View Full Details>>
Rudyard Lake4 miles (7 km)Enjoy a cycle or walk around this large lake in the Staffordshire Moorlands View Full Details>>
Ruislip Lido2 miles (2.5 km)Enjoy an easy circular walk around this pretty reservoiron Ruislip Common View Full Details>>
Rutland Water15 miles (24 km)This splendid Nature Reserve has a fabulous cycling and walking path around the perimeter of the huge artificial lake View Full Details>>
Ryburn Reservoir and Baitings Reservoir3 miles (4.5 km)This walk visits these two pretty reservoirs near Rishworth in West Yorkshire View Full Details>>
Rydal Water3 miles (5 km)Enjoy a wonderful circular walk around the beautiful Rydal Water in the Lake District View Full Details>>
Saddington Reservoir1 miles (2 km)Enjoy a walk to this pretty reservoir from the Leicestershire village of Saddington View Full Details>>
Scaling Dam2 miles (4 km)This circular walk takes you past Scaling Dam Nature Reserve and around Scaling Reservoir in the North York Moors View Full Details>>
Scammonden Reservoir2 miles (4 km)A circular walk around the pretty Scammonden Water in Kirklees View Full Details>>
Scar House Reservoir4 miles (6 km)This circular walk takes you around Scar House Reservoir to Angram Reservoir in Nidderdale View Full Details>>
Scout Dike, Royd Moor and Ingbirchworth Reservoirs6 miles (9 km)This walk visits these three pretty reservoirs near Barnsley View Full Details>>
Sculpture by the Lakes1 miles (2 km)This beautiful sculpture park in Dorchester is one of the major highlights of the region View Full Details>>
Semer Water3 miles (5.5 km)Semer Wateris the second largest natural lake in North Yorkshire, England after Malham Tarn View Full Details>>
Shearwater Lake2 miles (2.5 km)Enjoy an easy waterside walk along this pretty lake on the Longleat Estate View Full Details>>
Shustoke Reservoir2 miles (3 km)Enjoy an easy circular walk around this pretty reservoir in Coleshill, Warwickshire View Full Details>>
Silent Pool1 miles (2 km)This tranquil lake in the north downs has a circular walkway and surrounding woodland trails View Full Details>>
Silent Valley Reservoir2 miles (3.7 km)This walk takes you through the beautiful Silent Valley in the Mourne Mountains View Full Details>>
Spelga Dam1 miles (1.5 km)This walk explores the Spelga Reservoir in the Mourne Mountains of County Down.
Park at the Deer Meadow car park at the southern end of the lake to start your walk View Full Details>>
Staines Moor4 miles (6 km)This walk takes you across the Staines Moor Site of Special Scientific Interest in Surrey View Full Details>>
Staunton Harold Reservoir1 miles (1.2 km)Enjoy a waterside walk along this 210 acre reservoir in Melbourne, Derbyshire View Full Details>>
Stocks Reservoir6 miles (10 km)Enjoy a waterside walk around this lovely reservoir in the Forest of Bowland View Full Details>>
Styhead Tarn and Sprinkling Tarn5 miles (8 km)This circular walk visits these two pretty tarns in the beautiful Borrowdale area of the Lake District View Full Details>>
Sutton Bingham Reservoir1 miles (1 km)This pretty reservoir near Yeovil has a short walking trail through a hay meadow on the western bank of the water View Full Details>>
Swinsty Reservoir3 miles (5 km)This is a nice, easy circular walk around Swinsty Reservoir in the Yorkshire Dales View Full Details>>
Swithland Reservoir1 miles (2 km)This pretty reservoir is located just to the south east of Loughborough View Full Details>>
Tal-y-llyn Lake2 miles (4 km)Enjoy a waterside walk around this stunning glacial lake in the Snowdonia National Park View Full Details>>
Talybont Reservoir6 miles (10 km)This circular cycling and walking route takes you around the lovely Talybont Reservoir in the Brecon Beacons National Park View Full Details>>
Teifi Pools9 miles (15 km)This splendid circular walk in the Cambrian Mountains takes you around a series of beautiful lakes View Full Details>>
Testwood Lakes2 miles (2.5 km)Enjoy an easy, waterside walk around these two pretty lakes in Totton, on the eastern edge of the New Forest View Full Details>>
Thirlmere Reservoir9 miles (15 km)Enjoy a walk or cycle around the lovely Thirlmere Reservoir in the Lake District National Park View Full Details>>
Thornton Reservoir2 miles (3.5 km)Enjoy cycling and walking around this pretty reservoir in Thornton, Leicestershire View Full Details>>
Three Lochs Way33 miles (53 km)This super route is suitable for both walkers and mountain bikers View Full Details>>
Thruscross Reservoir5 miles (8 km)This is a delightful waterside walk around Thruscross Reservoir in the Yorkshire Dales View Full Details>>
Tittesworth Reservoir4 miles (7 km)Enjoy a circular walk around this lovely reservoir on the edge of the Peak District View Full Details>>
Toddbrook Reservoir3 miles (5.5 km)Enjoy a short waterside walk along this pretty reservoir in Whaley Bridge View Full Details>>
Torside Reservoir4 miles (6 km)Enjoy a circular walk or cycle around this large man made lake in the Derbyshire Peak District View Full Details>>
Trenchford and Tottiford Reservoir2 miles (4 km)Enjoy an easy walk around these two pretty reservoirs in the Dartmoor National Park View Full Details>>
Trimpley Reservoir2 miles (3.5 km)This circular walk on the edge of the Wyre Forest visits Eymore Wood and Trimpley Reservoir View Full Details>>
Tring Reservoirs5 miles (8.5 km)Enjoy a waterside walk around these pretty reservoirs in Hertfordshire View Full Details>>
Tunstall Reservoir2 miles (3 km)Follow the footpath around this pretty reservoir and nature reserve near Wolsingham in Country Durham View Full Details>>
Ullswater Way20 miles (32 km)Explore the area around Ullswater Lake on this waymarked circular walk in the Lake District National Park View Full Details>>
Underbank Reservoir3 miles (5 km)Follow the footpaths around Underbank Reservoir on this pleasant walk in the Peak District View Full Details>>
Usk Reservoir5 miles (8 km)Follow the circular cycling and walking trail around the beautiful Usk Reservoir on this route in the Brecon Beacons National Park View Full Details>>
Venford Reservoir1 miles (2 km)This walk takes you around the pretty Venford Reservoir on Dartmoor View Full Details>>
Walshaw Dean Reservoir4 miles (7 km)This walk makes use of a section of the View Full Details>>
Walthamstow Reservoirs2 miles (4 km)Enjoy a waterside walk or cycle along this series of reservoirs in Walthamstow View Full Details>>
Wast Water7 miles (11 km)Enjoy a circular walk around one of the most stunning lakes in the Lake District National Park View Full Details>>
Watendlath Tarn2 miles (3 km)This is a lovely waterside walk to the delightful Watendlath Tarn near Derwent Water, Keswick View Full Details>>
Watergrove Reservoir2 miles (3 km)Enjoy a circular walk around this pretty reservoir near Wardle View Full Details>>
Wayoh Reservoir3 miles (4.5 km)Enjoy an easy circular walk around this pretty reservoir near Bolton View Full Details>>
Westport Lake1 miles (2 km)Enjoy an easy circular walk around this pretty lake in Stoke-on-Trent View Full Details>>
Widdop Reservoir4 miles (6 km)Widdop Reservoir is located near View Full Details>>
Windermere Way41 miles (66 km)A circular walk around Lake Windermere in the beautiful Lake District View Full Details>>
Winscar Reservoir3 miles (5 km)Enjoy a cycle or walk along the beautiful Winscar Reservoir in the Peak District View Full Details>>
Wintersett Reservoir2 miles (2.5 km)This pretty reservoir near Wakefield has a nice walking trail running along the western side of the water View Full Details>>
Wistlandpound Reservoir1 miles (2.4 km)This pretty reservoir on the edge of Exmoor has a nice walking trail running around the perimeter View Full Details>>
Withens Clough Reservoir2 miles (3 km)Enjoy an easy circular walk around this attractive reservoir in the south Pennines View Full Details>>
Yeadon Tarn1 miles (1.5 km)Enjoy an easy circular walk around this pretty lake in Leeds View Full Details>>

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