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Round the Reservoirs


48 km / 30 miles
A glorious circular tour around nine reservoirs in the Eastern Section of the Dark Peak. It combines the peaceful tranquility and solitude of many of the least frequented reservoirs, with a high level crossing over Howden via Cut Gate, before finishing along the Peak District's answer to the Lake District, namely the Derwent Valley. A route which includes magnificent scenery and exciting architectural features which ensure maximum interest is maintained throughout its length.


Path Type: Anytime Challenges
Attributes: Anytime Challenges
Start and Finish: SK172893 - Fairholmes Visitor Centre, Derbyshire View on StreetMap

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Guidebook Round the Reservoirs  (Ken Jones )
Certificate Certificate for Round the Reservoirs  (Ken Jones )


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Bunk House
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42 km
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42 km
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48 km
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48 km

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Route Profile:

43.8 km (27.2 miles)
1,311 m (4,301 ft) ascent
529 m (1,736 ft)  maximum height

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