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Linacre Reservoirs

Woodnook Ln, Cutthorpe, Chesterfield S42 7JW, UK

Lake/ River/ Ponds
Dams

About Linacre Reservoirs

It is a series of 3 beautiful reservoirs which was built between 1855 and 1904 and, between them, they hold more than 240 million gallons of water. The reservoirs are surrounded by fields and bluebell woods. There are walking trails around the reservoirs, including a boardwalk section along the Upper Reservoir. There are also cycling trails around the Middle Reservoir and Lower Reservoir. One of the unique attractions in this area and attracts a lot of tourists.



Attractions near Linacre Reservoirs

Chesterfield Parish Church5.11km from Linacre Reservoirs

It is the largest church in Derbyshire, a built-in local stone in a Decorated Gothic style. Altogether it’s a church much like any other in England, unremarkable except for its strangely crooked tower.  It lies within the Diocese of Derby, in which it forms part of the Archdeaconry of Chesterfield. One of the iconic attractions in this area as well as a famous pilgrimage site too.

Birchen Edge5.71km from Linacre Reservoirs

Birchen Edge is a gritstone rock face in the Peak District, England, popular with walkers and novice climbers as most of the climbing routes are in the lower grade. This 7-mile circular walk takes in Birchen Edge, Chatsworth and Dobb Edge- all of which are gems of the Peak District. Chatsworth and the surrounding Derbyshire countryside are home to some of the most stunning views in the area, whichever direction you look.

Curbar Edge7.9km from Linacre Reservoirs

This is a beautiful loop that takes you along three of the Peak District edges. It is of average difficulty, as it passes over the rough and steep ground at times.  The total distance of the walk is just less than 7 miles, and it is advised to allow between 3-4 hours in order to complete the walk.

Chatsworth House7.99km from Linacre Reservoirs

A majestic building which is home to the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire, and has been passed down through 16 generations of the Cavendish family. It has a beautiful garden which is famous for its rich history, historic and modern waterworks and sculptures, and its Victorian rock garden, there is something for everyone in the 105-acre Chatsworth Garden.

Barrow Hill Roundhouse Railway Centre8.14km from Linacre Reservoirs

Barrow Hill Roundhouse is the last surviving railway roundhouse in the United Kingdom with an operational turntable. Built-in 1870.   it has a changing display of steam and diesel locomotives and other rolling stock, an operational signal box, the Roundhouse Halt platform, and Springwell Branch running line.  Interpretative displays using items from the Museum’s own collection bring the fascinating story of the Roundhouse and the surrounding area vividly to life.

Matlock Farm Park8.79km from Linacre Reservoirs

Matlock Farm Park is a fantastic day out for kids, children, and the family. There's a super indoor play area, The Rainforest, with slides, bridges and so much more, as well as a designated toddler soft play space. Parents can relax with coffee and snacks in our viewing area while children play. There are lots of animals to see and feed, as well as. Bottle feeding of lambs is always a favorite with the children.

Where is Linacre Reservoirs

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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.