GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Yateholme Reservoir

1 miles (1.6 km)

This walk visits Yateholme Reservoir in Holmfirth. You can follow trails around the small reservoir and enjoy some fine views over the surrounding moors.
The trail runs for about a mile with some pleasant woodland encircling the site. Ramsden Reservoir and Riding Wood Reservoir are very close by so it's easy to extend your walking around these two other bodies of water.
The transmitter and viewpoint at Holme Moss lies just to the west.

Postcode

HD9 2QH - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Yateholme Reservoir OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Yateholme Reservoir Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby

Photos

Yateholme Reservoir - geograph.org.uk - 1462822

Yateholme Reservoir. The reservoirwas constructed in the 1870s following the submission of the Batley Corporation Water Bill to Parliament in 1871 which initially proposed to build five reservoirs in the area.

Brownshill and Yatesholme Reservoirs - geograph.org.uk - 101136

Brownshill and Yateholme Reservoirs

Yateholme Reservoir - geograph.org.uk - 4543068

A nice view across the water from the footpath.

Riding Wood Reservoir - geograph.org.uk - 4542505

Riding Wood Reservoir. Located just to the east of the lake. Just follow the woodland track from the eastern end of Yateholme.

Holme - geograph.org.uk - 1296626

Netherley Clough. This stream runs just to the north of the reservoir. It is formed by the confluence of Holme Woods Dike and Gusset Dike at Kiln Bent Bridge. It then flows north-easterly toRamsden Reservoir. Its tributaries include theYateholme Reservoirspillway andGreat Bent Dike. At the north eastern end of the reservoir there's a footpath heading north to the stream and bridge.

Grassy path off Kiln Bank Road, Holme - geograph.org.uk - 846200

Grassy path off Kiln Bank Road, Holme. A view of a woodland path just north of the site. This was a field path in 1850, and then in the 1960s a narrow fenced path between plantations. Now it is pleasantly wide.

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GPS Files

GPX File

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