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A loop from Low Bradfield to High Bradfield and Agden Reservoir

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This walk is sponsored by The Schoolrooms gift and art shop in Low Bradfield

Description of the loop walk including Agden reservoir

This medium length route from Low Bradfield climbs through fields to High Bradfield. The route passes St. Nicholas’ Church and Bailey hill, and then passes through woodland before crossing more open land. The final section is along permissive paths around Agden Reservoir. The route has excellent views across this section of the Dark Peak.


  • Length 5.3 miles
  • Time – 3 hours
  • Grade – Gentle ascents, one steep descent, can be muddy in place. Most paths well defined.
  • Start – Car park, The Sands, Low Bradfield
  • Public transport – Buses 61 / 62 stop at Fair house lane / Smithy Bridge Road, Low Bradfield
  • Refreshments – The Schoolrooms Café, The Plough Inn, Low Bradfield; Old Horns Inn, High Bradfield
  • Public toilets – Low Bradfield
  • Grid Reference SK 2626 9204

Download the walk information.

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 walk route

OS Street View SK29SE

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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