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Ten Reservoirs Walk

35 km / 22 miles

Derbyshire, Gtr Manchester
A tough circuit over the Saddleworth Moors, linking with the Pennine Way National Trail and several walks in this area. It visits Yeoman Hey, Greenfield, Black Moss, Swellands, Blakeley, Wessenden, Wessenden Head, Torside and Chew Reservoirs.


Path Type
Anytime Challenges
Anytime Challenges; Very Challenging; Lake/Reservoir/Loch; Moorland
Start and Finish
SE013034 - Dovestone Reservoir, Gtr Manchester
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Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Ten Reservoirs Walk Route Desc (Carole E. Engel - September 2007)
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Route Description - PDF
Ten Reservoirs Walk (Carole E. Engel)
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Route Profile:

36.1 Km (22.4 miles)
1,207 m (3,960 ft) ascent
580 m (1,903 ft)  maximum height