Walk sy112 South Nab from Winscar Reservoir, Dunford Bridge

Wild walk to huge 360° views


Route outline for walk sy112:

Winscar Reservoir  -  Dunford Bridge  -  The Barnsley Boundary Walk  -  Little Moor  -  The Trans Pennine Trail  -  The Longdendale Trail  -  Windle Edge  -  Upper Windleden Reservoir  -  Fiddlers Green  -  South Nab  -  Lady Cross  -  Salter's Brook Moss  -  Gallows Moss  -  Carr Top  -  Woodhead Railway Tunnel Air Shaft  -  Upper Grip Hill  -  Lower Grip Hill  -  Winscar Reservoir  -  Dunford Bridge.



National Trails & Long Paths included on this walk:

Part of this walk follows a section of The Barnsley Boundary Walk, a 117km (73 miles) circular footpath starting and finishing in Ingbirchworth in West Yorkshire, England. The Barnsley Boundary Walk is waymarked by a yellow 'B' logo on a green square. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The Barnsley Boundary Walk.

Part of this walk also follows a section of The Longdendale Trail, an 11km (7 miles) linear footpath connecting Hadfield in Derbyshire, England with Salter's Brook on the border with West Yorkshire, England. The Longdendale Trail also forms part of the Trans Pennine Trail that runs coast to coast across the UK from Southport in Merseyside to Hornsea in The East Riding of Yorkshire.

The Longdendale Trail follows part of the former Great Central Railway. This line from Manchester to Sheffield Railway was also known as 'The Woodhead Route'. It passed through the picturesque Longdendale valley which includes five reservoirs surrounded by high moorland. The reservoirs were completed in 1877 & were, at the time, the largest artificial expanse of water in the world. The line itself was closed in 1981 amid much controversy.

The Longdendale Trail is waymarked by named discs. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The Longdendale Trail.

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL1
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 110
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk sy112 South Nab from Winscar Reservoir, Dunford Bridge

In no particular order . . .

Walk sy112 South Nab from Winscar Reservoir, Dunford Bridge - Ruin on Salter's Brook Moss

Ruin on Salter's Brook Moss

Photo: Dorsal Finn (53)

Walk sy112 South Nab from Winscar Reservoir, Dunford Bridge - Woodhead Railway Tunnel Air Shaft

Woodhead Railway Tunnel Air Shaft

Photo: Dorsal Finn (55)

Walk sy112 South Nab from Winscar Reservoir, Dunford Bridge - Salter's Brook Packhorse Bridge

Salter's Brook Packhorse Bridge

Photo: Dorsal Finn (54)


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