Ingbirchworth walk

Covid-19 update

In accordance with government guidance, our recreational sites and car parks remain open during the national lockdown for people to exercise locally. We ask that you follow the latest guidance to help keep yourself, our key workers and others safe. In the current lockdown this includes:

  • Please do not travel to one of our sites if it isn’t local (which the government has defined as the village, town, or part of a city where you live).
  • Please only visit to exercise with your household, your support bubble, or to meet one other person.

If you do plan to visit, we continue to request that you are respectful of our sites, staff members, other visitors and local communities:

  • Please maintain social distancing throughout your visit.
  • Please follow any instructions on signage around the site.
  • Please follow designated paths. The paths are there to keep you and our key workers safe.
  • Make sure you take any litter home with you and do not light any BBQs or fires.
  • If the car park is full, please do not park on verges or on the road as this causes traffic issues and can block important access for operational vehicles or the emergency services.

All of our toilet facilities are currently closed so please be mindful of this when visiting.

This not too strenuous route revolves around Ingbirchworth Reservoir, running next to the water’s edge and passing through small areas of woodland. The path is unsurfaced in places and can be muddy. Sturdy footwear is recommended. The walk is 1.3 miles long.


West of Ingbirchworth village, north of Penistone


2 out of 4

Route Length

1.3 miles

Walking Time

1 hour

Terrain & Gradient

From points 1-3 along the northern edge of the walk, the path is a wide surfaced track. As the walk continues past point 3, it becomes muddy with lots of tree roots covering the path. There are no steps or stiles. Sturdy boots are recommended for this walk.

Useful Downloads:

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