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Ewden Valley

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Length – 6.5 miles

Walk Description

From the little village of Bolsterstone the route goes along high ground above Ewden valley with views across to Wharncliffe Crags before dropping down to the Eastern end of the valley past the Wantley Dragon. The route then follows the southern sides of More Hall and Broomhead reservoirs on Yorkshire Water paths before climbing back up to Bolsterstone.


  • Grade – Well defined paths. Stiles and some rough ground, steep in sections.
  • Start – Bolsterstone village, near Stocksbridge.
  • Grid Reference – SK 271967
  • Parking -On street parking, Bolsterstone village
  • Public transport – none
  • Refreshments – Castle Inn, Bolsterstone.
  • Public Toilets – In Bolsterstone

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Map of the walk

Ewden Valley Map

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