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Dale Dike Reservoir and Ughill Moor walk.

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A circular walk with a combination of farm lanes around Dale Dike reservoir followed by a climb onto Ughill Moor, with open views across the Peak District National Park. The route has well defined paths and tracks, even across Ughill Moor. The descent back to the Strines dam is steep and can be boggy in wet weather.

This walk is sponsored by The Plough, Low Bradfield


  • Length 8.0 miles
  • Time – 4 hours
  • Grade – A short section on roads, then farm tracks and well defined paths. Boggy in places. Steady ascent of 700 ft over 2.5 miles.
  • Start – On Mortimer Road, half a mile North of the Strines Inn, Bradfield, Sheffield S6 6JE
  • Parking – Park on the road, by the track down to Strines Reservoir. SK 22700 90863
  • Public transport – none close to the start point. The nearest bus stop is in Low Bradfield. Go up Fair House Lane, Dale Road and pick up the route at the entrance to Dale Dike Reservoir.
  • Refreshments – none on route. Nearest are the Strines Inn, Mortimer Road; The Post Card Café, Plough Inn, Low Bradfield; Old Horns Inn, High Bradfield.
  • Public Toilets – Low Bradfield.
  • Grid Reference – SK22100 90923

Download the walk information.

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Map of the walk route

Ughill Moor walk map

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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