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Derwent Reservoir

Derwent Reservoir, Hope Valley S33 0BB, UK

Lake/ River/ Ponds
Dams

About Derwent 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.



Attractions near Derwent Reservoir

Derwent Edge3.4km from Derwent 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.

Howden Edge3.53km from Derwent Reservoir

Howden Edge which rises 1,787 feet it is the second highest point in South Yorkshire, after Margery Hill. The gritstone peak is situated in the north east of the Upper Derwent Valley area of the Peak District National Park and lies to the north east of Howden Reservoir and to the west of Sheffield. A good trtekkign destination and also you can spend some nice time in the middle of nature.

Lose Hill5.89km from Derwent 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.

Ladybower Reservoir6.23km from Derwent 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.

Strines Reservoir6.29km from Derwent 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

Win Hill6.33km from Derwent 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.

Where is Derwent 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.