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Ladybower Reservoir

Ladybower Reservoir, Hope Valley S33, UK

Lake/ River/ Ponds
Man-made Structures- Other

About Ladybower Reservoir

Ladybower Reservoir is a large Y-shaped reservoir in the Upper Derwent Valley, at the heart of the Peak District National Park. It was built between 1935 and 1943 by the Derwent Valley Water Board to supplement the other two reservoirs in supplying the water needs of the East Midlands. It was now one of the tourist attraction by its natural beauty and also there are several activities here.



Attractions near Ladybower Reservoir

Bamford Edge1.15km from Ladybower Reservoir

Bamford Edge is an overhang of gritstone rock that lies 1.5km north of the small village of Bamford in Derbyshire.  It boasts unparalleled views across the Peak District.  It has numerous trails across it and, on a clear day, provides views of almost all of the Hope Valley. Some trails come out at New Road opposite the Yorkshire Bridge public house.

Win Hill1.52km from Ladybower Reservoir

A majestic and beautiful mountain that occupies a wonderful position near the village of Hope. The views from the summit are superb with Lose Hill and the Castleton Ridge, Edale, the moors of Kinder Scout, Ladybower Reservoir and the wild moors and edges of the eastern Peak District all included in a glorious panorama.  One of the nice trekking destinations and also you can spend a good time here.

Derwent Edge3.47km from Ladybower Reservoir

Derwent Edge is a Millstone Grit escarpment that lies above the Upper Derwent Valley in the Peak District National Park in the English county of Derbyshire. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

Lose Hill4.74km from Ladybower Reservoir

Lose Hill walk is a great short route to do from Castleton in the Peak District. The summit is slightly shorter at 476 meters than nearby Mam Tor, which is 517 meters. One of the naturally beautiful areas which provides a great view of the area and also you can spend some good time here.

Stanage Edge5.07km from Ladybower Reservoir

Stanage Edge is a popular place for walkers and for rock climbing which was situated north of Hathersage. It offers stunning views of the Dark Peak moorlands and the Hope Valley. Its highest point is High Neb at 458 metres above sea level. Areas of Stanage were quarried in the past to produce grindstones, and some can still be seen on the hillside—carved, but never removed.

Strines Reservoir5.42km from Ladybower Reservoir

Strines Reservoir is a water storage reservoir situated 8 miles west of the centre of Sheffield in South Yorkshire, England. The reservoir was constructed in 1869 after the Sheffield Water Committee made the decision in the late 1850s to build four reservoirs in Bradfield Dale to impound water from the surrounding moorland to provide for the growing town of Sheffield. Sheffield had previously received its water supply from the Crookesmoor dams close to the town centre but by the mid-19th century

Where is Ladybower Reservoir

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Derbyshire83 attractions

Derbyshire is a county in the East Midlands of England. A substantial portion of the Peak District National Park lies within Derbyshire, containing the southern extremity of the Pennine range of hills which extend into the north of the county.