GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Carsington Water

7 miles (12 km)

This route follows the circular cycling and walking trail around Carsington Water in Ashbourne, Derbyshire. The trail starts at the excellent visitor centre where cycle hire is available. It includes long shoreline sections and several woodland sections with great views of the surrounding countryside.
The lake is also good for birdwatching. Look out for little owl,little grebe,great northern diver,Eurasian oystercatcher,common ternand breedingcommon redshank.
If you enjoy this route then you could head to the nearby Ogston Reservoir where there are more fantastic bird watching opportunities.
The Pennine Bridleway and Midshires Way long distance trails run just to the north of the site. You can pick up these trails to extend your walking around Wirksworth.

Carsington Water Postcode

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