GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Bartley Reservoir

1 miles (1.5 km)

Enjoy an easy stroll along this pretty reservoir in Bartley Green, Birmingham. It's a lovely spot with sailboats on the water, views to the city and lots of birdlife to look out for. The reservoir is known as the place where Bill Oddiedid much of his earlybirdwatching.
To extend your walk you could visit Senneleys Park or head south to Frankley Reservoir. Both of these sites are very close by.
Heading south west will take you up to Frankley Beeches where there's a nice viewpoint and some woodland trails.


B32 4BT - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Bartley Reservoir OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Bartley Reservoir Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking


The Balmoral Pub is located very close to the north western end of the reservoir and a good option for some post walk refreshments. There's a decent amount of outdoor seating for warmer days. You can find the pub at 108-118 Balmoral Rd with a postcode of B32 4JG for your sat navs.


Alongside Bartley Reservoir - - 75842

Alongside Bartley Reservoir

Bartley Green Reservoir - - 233080

Bartley Green Reservoir. Viewed from Scotland Lane.

Bartley Green Reservoir and sailing club - - 136004

Sailing club. View SW from the NW shore.

The dam at Bartley Green Reservoir. - - 1769664

The dam at Bartley Green Reservoir. Storage at the end of the Elan Aqueduct.

Birmingham Skyline from Bartley Green

The skyline ofBirmingham, England with the reservoir in the foreground.

Elan pipeline syphon access - - 1059785

Elan pipeline syphon access. On top of the mound marking the final high point on the Elan pipeline's route to Frankley reservoir. Bartley reservoir is visible in the background.


GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

Bartley Reservoir.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>'Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Share>Save to Files)