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Hades and Snailsden Moor from Dunford Bridge.

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Snailsden Reservoir

Length 8.5 miles


This circular walk takes you from the Trans Pennine Trail (TPT) car park at Dunford Bridge, past Winscar Reservoir and into the woods at Hades. You then will return to the start point via Snailsden Moor. Included are extensive views and a number of steep ascents and descents.

  • Grade - Mostly well-defined paths, stiles and steady ascents
  • Start - TPT car park at Dunford Bridge. Alternatively, you could start from the car park at the top of Winscar reservoir (3), missing the loop at the south end of Winscar reservoir
  • Grid Reference - SE158 024
  • Public transport –92/92A Barnsley/Holmfirth bus route stops at the TPT car park
  • Refreshments - none on the route.
  • Please note: the ‘PH’ at Dunford Bridge, the ‘Stanhope Arms’ closed some years ago
  • Public Toilets – none on this route
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