Redmires 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.

Redmires Reservoirs are nestled within a beautiful yet accessible location, at the eastern edge of the Peak District National Park. This pleasant and peaceful circular walk begins by crossing Hallam Moors to the south of the three tiered reservoirs. As you descend down the path you’ll have delightful views of these intriguingly-shaped water bodies, which are visited by thousands of wildfowl and waders each year.


West of Lodge Moor, situated to the west of Sheffield


3 out of 4

Route Length

2.5 miles

Walking Time

1.5 hours

Terrain & Gradient

A mixture of roads, surfaced tracks and unsurfaced paths. The route is mainly fairly level, but the terrain can be uneven and wet underfoot. Good sturdy footwear is recommended.

How To Get There

This route begins at the southern end of Redmires Road, where the road ends at the south-western corner of the upper Redmires Reservoir; the furthest west of the series of reservoirs.

By car: There is a public car park (this is not owned or managed by Yorkshire Water), where the road bends at the north-western edge of the upper reservoir (S10 4QZ). There is also some roadside parking – please park carefully and with consideration for other road users.

From Sheffield: Head west out of Sheffield City Centre on the A57 and keep right after 1 mile where the A57 leaves Fulwood Road. Continue on the A57 (Manchester Road) for ¾ of a mile, then turn left onto Sandygate Road. After about a mile, Sandygate Road becomes Redmires Road; continue for just over 3 miles to your destination.

By public transport: There is a bus stop at Lodge Moor Terminus, which is just over 2 miles from the start of this walk.

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