Description of the Agden Reservoir walk
A short walk starting in Low Bradfield. The walk climbs gently, then after a short section on a quiet road the route goes around Agden Reservoir, using a permissive path created by Yorkshire Water. The route crosses the stream by a footbridge and then returns to Low Bradfield through woodland by the reservoir. There is a short final section on roads. The route has views across the Dark Peak. There is ample parking in the historic village of Low Bradfield.
This walk is sponsored by The Strines Inn.
- Length 2.5 miles
- Time – 1.5 hours
- Grade – Gentle ascents. A short section on roads. The paths are well defined.
- Start – Car park, The Sands, Low Bradfield
- Parking – as above
- Public transport – Buses 61 and 62 from Hillsborough stop at Fair House Lane / Smithy Bridge Road, Low Bradfield.
- Refreshments – The Postcard café, The Plough Inn, Low Bradfield; Old Horns Inn, High Bradfield.
- Public Toilets – Low Bradfield
- Grid Reference SK 2626 9204
Download the walk information.
Map of the walk route
Acknowledgements: Malcolm Nunn, Archivist, Bradfield Parish Council. References: Bradfield Local History Group, ‘Bygones of Bradfield’ Vol.2, Hilltop Press, Sheffield.
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.
Great care has been taken to ensure that the information on this web site and associated documents is accurate. However, we accept no liability for any claim, loss, damage or injury (howsoever arising) incurred by those using the information provided. Except where expressly stated to the contrary, copyright in the text, graphics and information contained in this web site (including downloads) is owned by Bradfield Walkers are Welcome. You may print, or download to a personal computer, extracts for personal use. Permanent copying and/or storage of whole or part of this web site or the information contained therein or reproduction or incorporation of any part of it in any other work or publication whether paper or electronic media or any other form is expressly prohibited unless agreed otherwise.
Copyright – Bradfield Walkers are Welcome 2021