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:
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All of our toilet facilities are currently closed so please be mindful of this when visiting.
This circular walk starting at Ryburn reservoir takes in the high Pennine Moors above the Ryburn Valley giving wide views across and exposure to the weather.
7 miles South-West of Halifax
4 out of 4
Terrain & Gradient
The route is almost entirely on unsurfaced paths with stiles, steps and steep ascents in places. Suitable footwear and clothing is recommended as the moorland can be harsh and changeable.
How To Get There
By car: Car parking is available at our free car park on Swift Place, Ripponden HX6 4LE.
From the M62: exit at Junction 22 and take the A672 heading towards Halifax, Ripponden and Sowerby Bridge. After 5 and a half miles, turn sharp left in Ripponden onto Rochdale Road, A58. Follow this road for 0.2 miles where the entrance to Swift Place will be on your left.
By public transport: The closest bus stop is on Rochdale Road, a 0.2 mile walk from the beginning of this route.
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