reservoir Walks

Snailsden Edge from Hade Edge

Snailsden Edge from Hade Edge

As part of my mission to visit my local trig points, I devised this varied walk which took in reservoirs, woodland, moorland and farmland. At less than 6 miles it packs the features in. I’d driven through Hade Edge many times but had never stopped off and was oblivious to the beautiful Holme Styes Reservoir. […]

March Hill from Marsden

March Hill from Marsden

This walk to March Hill from Marsden features a little summit, some moorland walking on the famous Pennine Way and a trig point. What’s not to like about this one? Setting Off This walk basically connects two walks already featured on the site, Five Reservoir Stride: Slaithwaite to Marsden and Station to Station: Littleborough to […]

Five Reservoir Stride: Slaithwaite to Marsden

Five Reservoir Stride: Slaithwaite to Marsden

The Five Reservoir Stride is another walk featured on walkridesouthpennines.co.uk (here it is). It is an excellent walk. So good, in fact, that I couldn’t resist adding distance to it as I was on my way. The GPX route download doesn’t reflect this but you’ll see where I went during this write up or if […]

Stoodley Pike walk: Cragg Vale, Withens Clough circular

Stoodley Pike walk: Cragg Vale, Withens Clough circular

While searching for walks to do on the internet, I came across one that was from Todmorden to Mytholmroyd. I’d never heard of Stoodley Pike monument before but it’s bloody enormous so a circular Stoodley Pike walk was planned. To be able to say we couldn’t see the thing when we were little more than […]