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Bamford Edge

Bamford Edge

1.15km 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 Hill

Win Hill

1.52km 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 Edge

Derwent Edge

3.47km 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 Hill

Lose Hill

4.74km 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 Edge

Stanage Edge

5.07km 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 Reservoir

Strines Reservoir

5.42km 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

Peveril Castle

Peveril Castle

5.98km from Ladybower Reservoir

The imposing ruins of Peveril Castle stand high above the pretty village of Castleton in the heart of Derbyshire's Peak District. Mentioned in the Domesday survey, Peveril Castle is one of England's earliest Norman fortresses. The keep was built by Henry II in 1176. It served as a base for the government of the local area. One of the iconic building and it attracts a lot of visitors here.

Peak Cavern

Peak Cavern

6.1km from Ladybower Reservoir

Peak Cavern is the only wholly natural cavern of the four and is the least commercialized. Peak Cavern is almost entirely natural; the only artificial part of the cave was blasted to bypass a low tunnel that was only accessible by lying down on a boat. One of the iconic attraction in this area and attracts a lot of peoples here.

Cave Dale

Cave Dale

6.14km from Ladybower Reservoir

Cave Dale is a dry limestone valley in the Derbyshire Peak District, England. It was initially formed by glacial meltwater carving a deep narrow valley in the local soluble limestone. There are some wonderful limestone scenery and great views of the Derbyshire Dales countryside from the high points. The walk climbs to a height of over 1400ft so it is quite a challenging hike.

Derwent Reservoir

Derwent Reservoir

6.23km from Ladybower Reservoir

Derwent Reservoir is the middle of three reservoirs in the Upper Derwent Valley in the north of Derbyshire, England. It lies approximately 10 miles from Glossop and 10 miles from Sheffield. The River Derwent flows first through Howden Reservoir, then Derwent Reservoir, and finally through Ladybower Reservoir. One of the iconic attractions surrounded by nature and it is a nice area to relax too.

Great Ridge

Great Ridge

6.55km from Ladybower Reservoir

The Great Ridge is arguably the most walked ridge line in England, connecting the summits of Lose Hill and Mam Tor whilst dividing the gritstone Dark Peak to the North and the limestone dales to the South. With the addition of Win Hill, it makes for a spectacular and challenging Peak District hiking adventure.

Higger Tor

Higger Tor

6.75km from Ladybower Reservoir

The gritstone tor dominates the landscape above Hathersage and the National Trust’s Longshaw Estate, a popular area for visitors from nearby Sheffield, rich in prehistory and legend. It is a fantastic viewpoint situated close to Hathersage in the Peak District. It overlooks the Burbage Valley and the Iron Age hill fort of Carl Wark to the southeast.

Peak District National Park

Peak District National Park

6.75km from Ladybower Reservoir

The Peak District is one of the UK's most visited national parks spanning around 555 square miles. Considered by many as the spiritual home of the free access to the countryside we all enjoy today, the Peak District continues to provide a warm welcome to those seeking some of their first inspirational connections with nature.

Speedwell Cavern

Speedwell Cavern

6.82km from Ladybower Reservoir

The Speedwell caves are set at the foot of the Winnats Pass. It is one of 4 caves in the village of Castleton. Once a lead mine, the watery tunnels of Speedwell Cavern were originally blasted by miners over 200 years ago searching for treasures beneath the ground using primitive tools. A fascinating boat ride through the flooded workings of an 18thC lead mine. The boat trips are fully supervised by experienced guides and take you deep inside a limestone hill to the 'bottomless pit', a huge under

Treak Cliff Cavern

Treak Cliff Cavern

6.94km from Ladybower Reservoir

Treak Cliff Cavern in Castleton is famous throughout the world for its unique and large deposits of Blue John stone and The cave comprises two sections, the Old Series, discovered by lead miners in the 18th century, and the New Series, discovered during blasting in the 1920s. Mined for the rare Blue John ornamental mineral for over 300 years, the Visitor Attraction is a family run business, operated by the Harrison family, continuously since 1945.

Wyming Brook

Wyming Brook

7.11km from Ladybower Reservoir

The Wyming Brook is a river in the City of Sheffield, England. Its source is the Redmires Reservoirs near the Hallam Moors. It flows in a north-easterly direction for over 0.6 miles down quite steep terrain into an underground chamber where it joins the Rivelin tunnel before it flows into the lower of the Rivelin Dams. A very popular wood, glen and moor with well marked paths for walkers, cyclists and horse-riders alike.

Blue John Cavern

Blue John Cavern

7.33km from Ladybower Reservoir

The Blue John Cavern is one of the four show caves in Castleton, Derbyshire, England. This popular showcave is home to 8 of the 14 known veins of a rare form of fluorspar known as Blue John Stone. Visitors can view old mining equipment and visit the Waterfall Cavern and Grand Crystallized Cavern on regular guided tours. The cavern takes its name from the semi-precious mineral Blue John, which is still mined in small amounts outside the tourist season and made locally into jewelry.

Winnats Pass

Winnats Pass

7.34km from Ladybower Reservoir

Winnats Pass is a tough climb in the Peak District from the village of Castleton heading West through a steep limestone cleft. The valley was created by melting glaciers wearing away the rock – the limestone gradually dissolved and streams flowed through and under cracks and fissures in the rock. The road winds through a cleft, surrounded by high limestone ridges. At the foot of the pass is the entrance to Speedwell Cavern, a karst cave accessed through a flooded lead mine, and which is a popu

Carl Wark

Carl Wark

7.42km from Ladybower Reservoir

The hill known as Carl Wark lies close to Higgar Tor between Stanage and Burbage Edges. It rises high above Burbage Brook and is a fine natural defensive position, so it was used as a fort long ago. The cliffs and embankment form an enclosure that has been interpreted as an Iron Age hill fort, though the date of construction and purpose of the fortifications remains unknown.

Mam Tor

Mam Tor

7.58km from Ladybower Reservoir

Mam Tor, meaning ‘Mother Hill’, is a 517-meter high hill near Castleton in the High Peak area of Derbyshire and is one of the most famous walks in the Peak District. There are great views from the top and it is an area of outstanding natural beauty. It is also called “The Shivering Mountain” because of frequent landslips. The hill is crowned by a late Bronze Age and early Iron Age univallate hill fort, and two Bronze Age bowl barrows. One of the main trekking destinations and also you can spe

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Ladybower Reservoir

Ladybower Reservoir

Ladybower Reservoir, Hope Valley S33, UK

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.