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Midhopestones Troughs Walk

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This short walk takes you on a route round the historic village of Midhopestones, presents two unusual troughs and an ancient sacred well as well as an easy walk alongside Underbank reservoir.


  • Length – 1.1 miles
  • Grade – Well marked paths, some stiles, steady ascents. Parts can be muddy and slippy
  • Start – Mortimer Road by ‘Ye Olde Mustard Pot’. Park on roadside.
  • Grid Reference – SK 238 996
  • Maps – OL1 Dark Peak
  • Parking – Park on roadside
  • Public transport – Buses (service 26 and 26a Barnsley) stop at the crossroads on Manchester Road.
  • Public Toilets – none on the route

Download the route information and gpx data.

Bradfield Walkers are Welcome routes can be found as recommended routes on the OS Maps App for mobile phones , tablets and pc.

Map of the route

Mobile Phone Coverage – Mobile phone signal coverage is mostly good in this area. Intermittent signals can be received on higher ground.

Ordnance Survey map OL1 Dark Peak is recommended for all the routes on this web site.

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