GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Cant Clough Reservoir

3 miles (5.5 km)

This circular walk visits Cant Clough Reservoir in the South Pennines. The small reservoir is in a remote location making it a peaceful place for a walk.
The walk starts from the car park at Hurstwood and follows the Pennine Bridleway to Hurstwood Reservoir. You continue east along the waymarked trail and you will soon come to Cant Clough. You can follow footpaths along the water before looping around through the moorland to return to the car park.

Cant Clough Reservoir OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Cant Clough Reservoir Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

Head east and you can enjoy more waterside walk around Gorple Reservoir and Widdop Reservoir.
For more walking ideas in the area see the South Pennines Walks page.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby


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Cant Clough Reservoir viewed from the Hare Stones

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Looking from the bottom valve house up to the outlet pipe

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View of the reservoir from the footpath at Hindle Banks ,the hill to the left is Sheddon Edge

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Top of The dam looking towards Coal Clough wind farm


GPS Files

GPX File

Cant Clough Reservoir.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Download Linked File)

Memory Map Route

Cant Clough Reservoir.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Download Linked File)