GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Broadstone Reservoir

1 miles (1 km)

This walk visits Broadstone Reservoir near Barnsley and Huddersfield. The small lake has a nice waterside path with seats to rest and enjoy the view over the water to the surrounding countryside.
To extend the walk you can pick up the Barnsley Boundary Walk and follow it east to visit Scout Dike, Royd Moor and Ingbirchworth Reservoirs.

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

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


Just to the west there's the worthy village of Hepworth where you'll find the Butcher's Arms. The pub dates back to the early 1800s and is notable for featuring in the long running tv showLast of the Summer Wine. Many scenes from the show were shot around the village with the characters often meeting up in the pub.
You can find them at postcode HD9 1TE for your sat navs.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

Head a few miles to the south west and there's the expansive Winscar Reservoir near Dunford Bridge.


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Footpath beside Broadstone Reservoir

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Broadstone Reservoir. The view from Birds Nest Lane on the Barnsley Boundary Walk. The skyline has lost the tall turbines of the Wind Farm on this hazy spring day.

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One of several reservoirs in this area; with the wind farm in the background


GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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