6 great reservoir walks in Cheshire
PUBLISHED: 08:10 26 February 2019 | UPDATED: 08:10 26 February 2019
Explore the many reservoirs that serve as a perfect backdrop to this selection of walks
Four Reservoir walk
This series of four reservoirs in the Brushes valley lie just to the west of the edge of the Peak District is the highlight of this walk which also includes open moorland, great views and a quiet canal.
Shutlingsloe, Macclesfield Forest and Wildboarclough are places that will be familiar to keen walkers, while passing Trentabank Reservoir keep a look out for the famous herons that nest in the area.
While there is a lot of natural beauty present in this walk, you can also walk through some major landmarks in local history in the Goyt Valley.
This walk from Disley passes by the iconic Cage in Lyme Park, a favourite landmark for walkers in Cheshire and heads towards woodlands on the edge of the Peak District.
Many would see the highlight of this walk as the ascent of Tegg’s Nose, but the numerous reservoirs in this route ensure it has a variety of terrains.
Set off from Sutton Hall which is just a few miles south of Macclesfield and head south towards the village of Sutton and the nearby reservoir which is close to Danes Moss.
All the routes were correct at the time of publication, over time access to certain parts of the walk may be subject to change.