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Fox Valley

A walk around Langsett Reservoir taking in more than the basic loop around the reservoir. Ruins of North America farm

Ruins of North America Farm, above Langsett Reservoir.

Length 5.6 miles

Description

This walk around Langsett Reservoir extends beyond the basic loop around the reservoir. It combines woodland with views across open, rugged moorland. Much of the walk is on Yorkshire Water land and is very well signed and maintained. There is a steady climb from Langsett Reservoir to the top of the moor, but the views are well worth the walk. We also include a visit to North America.

  • Grade - Steady ascent and descent across fields. A short section on roads. The paths are well defined. There are stiles, steps and gates.
  • Start - Langsett Barn Car Park. (Toilet facilities available.)
  • Public transport – 257 operated by South Pennine Community Transport, operates on Wednesdays all year from Holmfirth to Stocksbridge Fox Valley stopping at the café/Waggon and Horses in Langsett. Times at www.southpenninect.co.uk
  • Refreshments - The Waggon and Horses Inn, Bank View Café, Langsett
  • Public Toilets – Langsett Barn.
  • Grid Reference - SE 210004
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Regatta Fox Valley Bank View Cafe

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Mobile Phone Coverage - Mobile phone signal coverage is mostly good in this area. Intermittent signals can be received on higher ground.

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