GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Langsett to Ladybower Walk

10 miles (16 km)

This walk takes you from Langsett Reservoir to Ladybower Reservoir in the Peak District. The route runs for about 10 miles, crossing the hills of the Howden Moors in between the two bodies of water. There's some moderate hill climbs with wonderful views and lovely heather moorland scenery to enjoy on the way.
The route starts from the car park and visitor centre at Langsett Reservoir and follows footpaths around the water to Hingcliff Common. You then follow a bridleway south along Mickleden Edge towards Howden Edge and Margery Hill. The route then descends through Cranberry Clough to Howden Reservoir where you pick up a lovely footpath to take you to the Derwent and Ladybower Reservoirs.

Langsett to Ladybower Walk OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Langsett to Ladybower Walk Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

After your exercise head to the Ladybower Inn for refreshments. This traditional stone-built pub dates back to the 18th century when it served as a Coaching Inn. There's also a nice beer garden with views over the reservoir. The pub is located on The Snake Pass, at the eastern end of the lower Ladybower reservoir. Postcode is S33 0AX.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby


New path on the northern side of Langsett Reservoir - - 596713

New path on the northern side of Langsett Reservoir

Mickleden Edge - - 617792

Mickleden Edge

Howden Edge - - 385111

Howden Edge

Cranberry Clough - - 424364

Cranberry Clough

Slippery Stones Pack Horse Bridge - - 364629

Slippery Stones Pack Horse Bridge

Howden Clough - - 265479

Howden Clough

Howden Dam and Towers - - 379380

Howden Dam and Towers

Ladybower Reservoir - View from Fairholmes Car Park - - 780137

Ladybower Reservoir

GPS Files

GPX File

Langsett to Ladybower Walk.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>'Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Share>Save to Files')

Memory Map Route

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