GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Doe Park Reservoir

2 miles (3.2 km)

This circular walk explores Doe Park Reservoir in Denholme, near Bradford in West Yorkshire.
The route takes you along the dam and the lake before visiting Foster Park in Denholme. It's a pleasant and peaceful place for a walk with fine views across the water to the rolling hills beyond. You'll often see sailboats and a variety of birdlife on the water too. On the route there's also views of the Denholme Beck and Capereley Beck before visiting the pleasant trails in Foster Park.
The reservoir is also home to Doe Park Water Activities Centre where you can try sailing, canoeing, kayaking, dragon boating and raft building.


BD13 4LN - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

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Further Information and Other Local Ideas

Head north on the Bradford Millennium Way and you can pick up the Harden Beck Walk to visit Hewenden Reservoir and Viaduct and the lovely Goit Stock Waterfall.


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Doe Park reservoir. Looking eastwards along the dam from the vicinity of the Water Activities Centre

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Detail of ironwork at Doe Park Reservoir. Cast into the ironwork is the legend 'J & J CLIFF. OLD FOUNDRY. BRADFORD. 1861.'

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Sailboats in the summer

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An autumnal view

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Footpath near the southeast corner of Doe Park Reservoir. The many springs and small streams on the hillside mean the path spends much of its time underwater, a problem which was overcome by placing thick flagstones along the path like a series of stepping stones, and more recently by wooden planks covered in wire mesh to prevent slipping.

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Footbridge crossing Denholme Beck where it flows into the southern end of Doe Park Reservoir, on the path from Halifax Road to Ten Yards Lane.

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Foster Park

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Bowling Green Foster park


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