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Most visitors flock to the Peak District to explore its stunning landscapes, beautiful towns, hiking trails and reservoirs. But the area also boasts some fantastic wild swimming locations.  Taking a dip in these pristine, nature-filtered waters is an experience like no other. Refreshing dip, uplifting and rejuvenating. So, whether you’re a seasoned wild swimmer or …

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Nestled just outside of Oldham and the village of Greenfield, Dovestone Reservoir is a tranquil spot on the western edge of the Peak District National Park, offering a leisurely and scenic walk suitable for all. Whether you’re a casual walker or an avid hiker, the reservoir’s serene environment and picturesque landscapes provide a refreshing experience. …

Read More about Dovestone Reservoir Walk (Circular): Scenic 4Km Stroll

Embark on a captivating walk to the iconic Trinnacle rock formation on this circular trail. Offering a blend of serene waterside paths and exhilarating uphill challenges, including a scramble up the Birchen Clough waterfall, this route promises an adventure through the heart of Saddleworth Moor. Perfect for those seeking a mix of tranquillity and rugged …

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On the lookout for the best waterfalls in the Peak District National Park? How about finding a beautiful waterfall surrounded by nature and away from the crowds? We’ve got you covered with our fantastic list of Peak District waterfalls in this stunning national park.  Did you know the Peak District is the oldest National Park …

Read More about 16 Unique Peak District Waterfalls (Plus Bonus Hidden Gems)

Nestled in the upper Derwent Valley lies Ladybower Reservoir, the largest reservoir in the Peak District National Park. This body of water boasts a historic past and offers a breathtaking spot for your next stroll. So, lace up your boots as we explain what you need to know before visiting Ladybower Reservoir. Getting to Ladybower …

Read More about Ladybower Reservoir Walk (Circular): Route & Guide

Nestled in Derbyshire’s Upper Derwent Valley, Derwent Dam offers a rich blend of history and scenic beauty.  Built during the early 1900s, it still stands as a testament to engineering prowess, drawing visitors for both its historical significance and breathtaking landscapes. Join me as we explore, the area and find out what you need to …

Read More about Derwent Dam & Reservoir Walk (Circular – With a Killer View)

The Peak District is known for its stunning landscapes. But did you know there are no natural lakes here? Instead, it’s home to over 62 man-made reservoirs, adding waterly charm to the area. These reservoirs are more than just water sources. They’re part of the local history and culture, and they draw visitors for their …

Read More about 62 Peak District Lakes & Reservoirs: In Size Order

Explore Shining Tor, the highest point in Cheshire, nestled in the Goyt Valley. This guide provides routes for both leisurely walks and challenging hikes. Set your sights high and get ready to tread unique paths! Getting to Shining Tor To reach Shining Tor, you’ll need to drive and then walk to the trig point. Public …

Read More about Shining Tor Walk (Ciruclar): Via Errwood Hall & Reservoir

Errwood Reservoir in the heart of Goyt Valley is a haven for hikers and history enthusiasts alike. Offering captivating views and tranquil walks in the surrounding area. Dive into this guide to make the most of your visit. Getting to Errwood Reservoir The most practical mode of transportation to Errwood Reservoir is by car. Thankfully, …

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