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Route Summary:

A walk along the Derwent Reservoir.

7.44 km 257 m 2.5 hours

Calculate the time using Naismith’s Rule and factor in your own pace.

Start and Finish: Fairholmes Visitor Centre at the northern end of Ladybower


Toilets and refreshment kisosk at Fairholmes Visitor Centre


Remember that we cannot outline every single hazard on a walk – it’s up to you to be safe and competent. Read up on Mountain Safety , Navigation and what equipment you’ll need.

Public Transport: Traveline for UK Public Transport
Parking and Post Code for Sat Nav (where applicable): 

Parking at start (paid for)

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A Walk in the Derwent Valley Details

Here’s a walk with a bit of everything; moors, lakes, forests, history and wildlife. This walk starts at the Upper Derwent Visitor Centre along Ladybower reservoir, over the moors and along Derwent Reservoir where the Dambusters trained and then it’s back to the start.

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