Enjoy an easy circular walk around this reservoir in Stocksbridge. There's a nice footpath running around the perimiter of the water for just over 2 miles. You can enjoy views across the water to the Peak District countryside and woodland.
Start the walk from the small parking area on the southern side of the water. It's located just off New Road near Fox Hill Wood. From here you can pick up the signed footpath to take you around the lake.
The reservoir is located a short walk from More Hall Reservoir so you can easily extend your walk here.
Also nearby is Wharncliffe Woods and Grenoside Woods where you can pick up the long distance Trans Pennine Trail.
Broomhead Reservoir Ordnance Survey Map - view and print off detailed OS map
Broomhead Reservoir Open Street Map - view and print off detailed map
Broomhead Reservoir OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking
Broomhead Reservoir Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking
The little village of Bolsterstone is just a short distance north of the reservoir. Here you'll find the Castle Inn which is a typical English village pub. The friendly pub does a great Sunday lunch and is likely to have plenty of other walkers there. It's dog friendly and can be found at postcode S36 3ZB for your sat navs.
The reservoir and surrounding woods are a nice place for a dog walk. The Castle Inn in mentioned above is also dog friendly and you're bound to see other owners there or at the reservoir on a fine day.