Sun 11th Aug, 2019
Yorkshire Watershed Walk
The Yorksire Watershed Walk is a circular walk from Hurstwood near Worsthorn, Burnley (SD8818 3129) to the packhorse Inn, Gorple (SD9515, 3165), and back again.
The route follows the south-east side of Hurstwood Reservoir by the most extensive area of hushings in North West England. It then picks up the Pennine Bridleway towards Widdop Reservoir before turning south to Reaps Water, Gorple Lower Reservoir and the Pub.
The return route takes a more southerly line to Raistrick Greave (SD9323 3085), north back to Reaps Water, north-west across Black Moor to Gorple and Spring Head (SD9144 3200). The final leg is down Cant Clough Reservoir and the farm track above Cant Clough back to the carpark.
Distance: 11.5 miles
Ascent: 1700 feet
Mud: Plenty, but some good tracks as well
Parking: Plenty of free spaces (and some paid-for as well)
Pub: Open for though who want it
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