GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Warley Moor Reservoir

6 miles (10 km)

This walk visits Warley Moor Reservoir near Ovenden Moor, Halifax. Start the walk from the Ogden Water car park which is located a couple of miles east of the reservoir.
From here you can pick up a bridleway heading west across Mixenden Ings and Round Hill to Cold Edge. Here you pick up a country lane heading north to Warley Moor. It's a very peaceful place with nice views across the moors and sailboats on the water.

Warley Moor Reservoir OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Warley Moor Reservoir Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

Also in the Halifax area is the splendid Shibden Park. The popular park has miles of trails with woodland, lakes, gardens and water features to enjoy. From here you can also explore the lovely hills and countryside of the Shibden Valley and Shibden Dale.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby


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Warley Moor reservoir. Looking NE to the sailing club. Ovenden wind-farm is in the background.

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Warley Moor Reservoir. This is a catchment reservoir on Oxenhope Moor at a height of approx 400 metres. The wind farm on the skyline is on Ovenden Moor. View looking east

On the dam of Warley Moor Reservoir - - 1250057

On the dam of Warley Moor Reservoir This dam is 900m long, and has two kinks in it, one in the distance in this view. Although not signposted, and not a right-of-way, it is possible to walk down a track to the southern end of the dam, along the top of the dam, on a path on which footbridges have been provided over streams, up a track past the northern end of the reservoir to the road, and back along the road to the starting point.

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Warley Moor Reservoir. Formerly called Fly Flat Reservoir. It is one of Yorkshire Water's reservoirs. The straight horizontal line in the distance is the dam, across the valley of Luddenden Brook. The track presumably leads to the dam.

GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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