GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Peak District Reservoir Walks

There's several beautiful reservoirs in the Peak District, many of which have lovely waterside walking trails.

Please use the links below to view full route information including descriptions, elevation profiles, interactive maps and GPS downloads.

You can also view an overview map of all the routes in the using the Peak District Reservoir Walk Map

Route NameDistanceDescription
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>>
Chew Reservoir6 miles (9.5 km)Visit this pretty reservoir in the Peak District and enjoy great views over Saddleworth Moor on this walk near Mossley.
You can start your walk from the Dovestone Reservoir car park and follow the Oldham Way over the Chew Hills to reach the reservoir 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>>
Dale Dike Reservoir4 miles (6 km)This pretty reservoir near Sheffield has waterside paths to follow around the perimeter 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>>
Rudyard Lake4 miles (7 km)Enjoy a cycle or walk around this large lake in the Staffordshire Moorlands near Leek 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>>
Underbank Reservoir3 miles (5 km)Follow the footpaths around Underbank Reservoir on this pleasant walk in the Peak District View Full Details>>