Jumbles Reservoir Country Park
Enjoy a short stroll around Jumbles Reservoir in this pretty country park in Bolton. The park is set within the beautiful West Pennine Moors with a lovely waterside footpath around the reservoir. There are also good facilities with a visitor centre and cafe.
The park is located just a couple of miles north east of Bolton city centre, near to the Lancashire village of Chapeltown. If you have time you could continue your walk along the Witton Weavers Way to the nearby Wayoh Reservoir and Nature Reserve.
Just south of the reservoir there's also Ousel Nest Meadows to explore. There's some pleasant trails with river and countryside views here.
PostcodeBL2 4JS - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations
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There's a decent on site cafe where you can enjoy refreshments after your exercise. They sell a good range of meals and some tasty sweets and ice creams too. There's also several picnic spots if you'd prefer to bring your own food with you.
If you fancy a pub lunch then The King William Pub is located just west of the lake. They serve good quality pub food and can be found at postcode BL7 9AN for your sat navs.
The lakeside and woodland trails in the park are ideal for dog walking. It's a popular place for dog walkers so expect to bump into other owners on a fine day.
The King William Pub mentioned above is also dog friendly.
Further Information and Other Local Ideas
Just a short stroll from the reservoir you will find Turton Tower. This historical landmark dates back to the Middle Ages and includes pleasant grounds with woodland and pretty gardens.
For more walking ideas in the area see the West Pennine Moors Walks page.