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Diggle & Delph

Reservoir Trails - Walk 1 The First Reservoirs
This is the first of a series of walks exploring the landscape of the South Pennines through its reservoir heritage.  Walk 1 takes you past two of the earliest reservoirs built in the north of England, Blackstone Edge and Light Hazzles reservoirs both dating from 1798.  For more information and a downloadable leaflet about this series of walks please see the Watershed Landscape website.

THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW.
 
Distance
6 miles/9.67km
Height Gain
m
Grade
Cycle Grade
OS Map Number
OS Explorer map 277 (Manchester & Salford)
Car (Parking)
Stiles
Steps
Circular
Linear
Start Point
The White House pub on A58 nr Littleborough
Nearest Town
Littleborough
Public Transport
WYMetro : www.wymetro.com or 0113 245 7676. Transport for Greater Manchester TfGM www.tfgm.com or 0161 244 1000 .
Toilets on Route
Toilets available for customers at the White House Pub
Nearest Refreshments
Drinks, meals and snacks available at the White House pub, and at shops cafes and pubs in nearby Littleborough.
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