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Midhope Moor

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Walk Description

A varied walk which includes woods, fields and open moorland. You will cross an eighteenth century turnpike route, pass through ancient woodland and a World War 2 shooting range, before returning via a medieval church.


  • Grade – Some well defined paths, rough ground and stiles, steep in sections. The moorland can become boggy.
  • Start – Yorkshire Water Underbank Reservoir Car Park, Oaks Lane, Stocksbridge    S36 4GH. This is adjacent to the Underbank Outdoor Activities Centre.
  • Public transport – The 57 terminates at Unsliven Bridge, allowing you to walk along the southern bank of Underbank Reservoir before joining our route at the start
  • Refreshments – Mustard Pot Inn, Midhopestones
  • Public Toilets – none
  • Grid Reference – SK 246 991

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Map of the walk

Midhope Moor walk map

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