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Langsett Reservoir

Langsett Reservoir, Sheffield S36, UK

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About Langsett Reservoir

Langsett Reservoir sits at the north eastern edge of the Peak District National Park, less than 5 miles south west of Penistone. With a capacity of over 1,400 million gallons, it is the biggest supply reservoir in the Sheffield district and also has one of the largest earth embankments in the UK. It is around a mile long, and supplies water for Sheffield and Barnsley via the Langsett Treatment Works. One of the iconic location and also you can spend some nice time there.


Attractions near Langsett Reservoir

Howden Edge6.31km from Langsett 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.

Agden Reservoir8.96km from Langsett Reservoir

Agden Reservoir is a water storage reservoir, situated at grid reference SK260925, 6.5 miles west of the centre of Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England. It is owned by Yorkshire Water which is part of the Kelda Group. The reservoir covers an area of 25 hectares and has a capacity of 559 million gallons of water, the dam wall has a width of approximately 350 metres with a height of 30 metres.

Strines Reservoir9.8km from Langsett 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

Derwent Reservoir9.83km from Langsett 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.

Cannon Hall Museum, Park and Gardens10.47km from Langsett Reservoir

Set in 70 acres of parkland, this country house museum is home to an impressive collection including ceramics, glass, furniture, and Old Master paintings. The Hall also houses the Regimental Museum of the 13th/18th Royal Hussars and the Light Dragoons.

Cannon Hall Farm10.51km from Langsett Reservoir

Cannon Hall Farm is an award winning family run attraction sitting in the beautiful Pennine foothills. The farm features one of the biggest and best equipped playgrounds in the north of England and the largest tube maze in Europe.

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South Yorkshire is a ceremonial and metropolitan county in England. It is the southernmost county in the Yorkshire and the Humber region and had a population of 1.34 million in 2011. One of the iconic counties with so many tourism possibilities. .