Things to do

Come and explore our 72,000 acres of stunning reservoirs and countryside. Whether you fancy a gentle stroll, a bike ride with the family, a bit of pony trekking or an afternoon of fishing and sailing, there's plenty to do around Yorkshire. 

Family nature trip

Our reservoirs

Fancy a gentle stroll around a reservoir, a challenging hike or an afternoon of fishing? You'll find plenty to do at our reservoirs.

Explore our reservoirs

Duck swimming

Our walks

Whether you fancy a gentle stroll around a reservoir or a challenging hike, we've got walks to suit everyone.

Find a walk

Muddy wellies

Easier walks

Find our more accessible routes which have flat tarmacked surfaces.

Find an easier walking route

Dog on a lead


Visit one of our fisheries or find out about angling clubs at our reservoirs.

Go fishing


Sailing and water sports 

Enjoy sailing, windsurfing, kayaking, canoeing or paddle boarding at one of our reservoirs.

Find water sports near you


Tophill Low Nature Reserve 

Spend the day wandering through the woods, wetlands and grasslands marvelling at all kinds of wildlife, from otters to dragonflies.

Visit Tophill Low Nature Reserve 


Visitor safety 

Everything you need to know about staying safe when you visit one of our reservoirs.

About our reservoirs 

Find out what we're doing and read our policies on filming, recreation, memorials and events.

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