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Underbank Reservoir

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Length – 2.0 or 3.0 miles

Walk Description

This is a walk through farm land and woodland by Underbank reservoir, at the western end of Stocksbridge. We climb from Underbank up to Wind Hill Farm before returning by an old pack horse road to the reservoir. The reservoir was completed in 1907, work having commenced 10 years earlier. There is an option to extend the walk.

Information

  • Length 2.0 or 3.0 miles
  • Grade – Well marked paths, some stiles, gentle ascents.
  • Start – Yorkshire Water Underbank Reservoir Car Park, Oaks Lane, Stocksbridge.
  • Grid Reference – SK 246991
  • Parking – Car Park (free)
  • Public transport – Nearest bus stop, Unsliven Road, Stocksbridge
  • Refreshments – Underbank Outdoor Activity Centre – seasonal
  • Public Toilets – none on the route


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Map of the walk

Underbank walk map

There is an extension of 3.0 miles to this walk which takes in World War 2 tank training winch machine remains. Langsett WW2 Targets


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