GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Hepworth Walks

7 miles (11 km)

Hepworth is located just east of Holmfirth in the Holme Valley area of West Yorkshire. There's lots of great options for walkers with several waymarked trails, hill climbs and a series of local reservoirs to visit.
Viewers of long running tv showLast of the Summer Wine may recognise the village as the 'Butchers Arms' pub was regularly used as a setting in the show.
This walk from the village uses a section of the Barnsley Boundary Walk to visit a series of local reservoirs. On the walk you'll visit Broadstone Reservoir before heading to the Scout Dike, Royd Moor and Ingbirchworth Reservoirs near Penistone.
The walk starts in the village and heads east where you can pick up the Barnsley Boundary Walk. Follow the waymarked footpath east and it will take you past Broadstone Reservoir to the neighbourging village of Ingbirchworth and its reservoir. Just to the south of here you will also find Scout Dike and Royd Moor Reservoir. Here you can pick up the Penistone Boundary Walk, a circular trail exploring the area around the town, with some nice views of the River Don.


HD9 1TE - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Hepworth OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Hepworth Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Walks near Hepworth


Head to the Butcher's Arms for some rest and refreshment after your exercise. The pub dates back to the early 1800s and includes a traditional bar with stone floors and an open fire. They serve good quality food and have a fine selection of ales. You can find them at postcode HD9 1TE for your sat navs.


Butcher's Arms, Hepworth

Butcher's Arms, Hepworth

Hepworth Church Vicarage - - 1977761

Hepworth Church Vicarage

Butt Lane - Town Gate - - 1977827

Butt Lane

Barracks Fold - Town Gate - - 1977917

Barracks Fold

Drake Hill from near Birds Nest - - 164126

Drake Hill from near Birds Nest

Footpath beside Broadstone Reservoir - - 2487195

Footpath beside Broadstone Reservoir

Cheese Gate Nab - - 164100

Cheese Gate Nab, just to the east of the village. Taken from the fields south of Mill Shaw Lane on the Barnsley Boundary Walk. Upper Millshaw Hall Farm, beyond the horses, nestles under Cheese Gate Nab, a gentle Pennine escarpment which rises to 385m (1263ft).

Ingbirchworth reservoir - - 836223

Ingbirchworth reservoir


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