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Littleborough & Hollingworth Lake

Reservoir Trails Walk 4 - Hollingworth Lake

This is the fourth of a series of walks exploring the landscape of the South Pennines through its reservoir heritage.  Walk 4 starts from Hollingworth Lake which is the largest reservoir in the South Pennines, with a surface area of 45ha and a water capacity of 2468 megalitres. It is one of the best know reservoirs because of its accessibility for recreation.  For more information and a downloadable leaflet about this series of walks please see the Watershed Landscape website.



THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW.
 
Distance
3 miles/5km
Height Gain
m
Grade
Cycle Grade
OS Map Number
OS Explorer map 21 (South Pennines)
Car (Parking)
Stiles
Steps
Circular
Linear
Start Point
Hollingworth Lake Visitor Centre
Nearest Town
Littleborough
Public Transport
Trains and buses to Littleborough 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 at Hollingworth Lake Visitor Centre
Nearest Refreshments
Cafe at Hollingworth Lake Visitor Centre and cafes, shops and pubs in nearby Littleborough
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