Walk s164 A circuit of Rudyard Reservoir

A gentle stroll lakeside stroll


Route outline for walk s164:

Rudyard Reservoir  -  The Staffordshire Way  -  Rudyard  -  Rea Cliffe Wood  -  Cliffe Park Hall  -  Rudyard Reservoir



Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

Rudyard Reservoir was constructed in the late 18th century to feed the Caldon Canal. During the 19th century, it was a popular destination for daytrippers taking advantage of easy access using the newly constructed North Staffordshire Railway. Visitors included John Lockwood Kipling & Alice Macdonald, the parents of Rudyard Kipling, who met there on a trip from Burslem. They liked the place so much they named their son after it.

National Trails & Long Paths included on this walk:

Part of this walk follows a section of The Staffordshire Way, a 153km (95 miles) linear footpath connecting Mow Cop in Cheshire, England with Kinver Edge in Staffordshire, England. The Staffordshire Way is waymarked by a knotted rope motif. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The Staffordshire Way.



You can find more walks near this one on these unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Maps: (click/TAP to select)


1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Map (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

OL24 The Peak District - White Peak area


1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Map (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

118 Stoke-on-Trent & Macclesfield


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk s164 A circuit of Rudyard Reservoir

In no particular order . . .

Walk s164 A circuit of Rudyard Reservoir - A gentle walk on the shore of Rudyard Reservoir for little legs

A gentle walk on the shore of Rudyard Reservoir for little legs

Photo: Lucy Richards (2)

Walk s164 A circuit of Rudyard Reservoir - Rudyard Reservoir

Rudyard Reservoir

Photo: Stuart Greig (3)

Walk s164 A circuit of Rudyard Reservoir - Cliffe Park, Rudyard Reservoir

Cliffe Park, Rudyard Reservoir

Photo: Stuart Greig (5)

Walk s164 A circuit of Rudyard Reservoir - Unusual building on the shores of Rudyard Reservoir

Unusual building on the shores of Rudyard Reservoir

Photo: Stuart Greig (4)


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