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Hades from Dunford Bridge

Length – 7.5 miles

Walk Description

This circular walk takes you from Winscar Reservoir and into the woods at Hades. You then will return via Snailsden Moor. Included are extensive views over both South and West Yorkshire, and a number of steep ascents/descents.


  • Grade – Mostly well-defined paths, stiles and steady ascents
  • Start – Yorkshire Water car park at the top of Winscar reservoir.
  • Grid Reference – SE155 030 Postcode S36 4TF
  • Public transport –92/92A Barnsley/Holmfirth bus route s
  • 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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Map of the walk

Walk map

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