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Dale Dyke Reservoir, Ughill Moor and Damflask Reservoir.


Starting at Low Bradfield the walk climbs to Dale Dyke reservoir before dropping down in front of the dam and then going along the side of the reservoir for a distance. The route then climbs up and across Ughill moor. The route then drops down before looping back towards Ughill. There are good views across the Dark Peak section of the National Park. The route then goes down wooded valleys before arriving at Damflask reservoir and a back to Low Bradfield. There are a few short road sections.

This walk is sponsored by The Plough, Low Bradfield


  • Length 10 miles
  • Time – 6 hours
  • Grade – A long walk with steady ascents. Mostly well defined paths.
  • Start – Car park / bus stop, The Sands, Low Bradfield
  • Grid Reference – SK 262 920
  • Parking – The Sands, Low Bradfield
  • Public transport – 61 / 62 bus from Hillsborough stops at Fair House Lane / Smithy Bridge Road, Low Bradfield.
  • Refreshments – The Post Card Café, The Plough Inn, Low Bradfield.
  • Public toilets – Low Bradfield.

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Map of the Dale Dyke, Ughill Moor and Damflask walk.

Ughill loop map

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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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