Cod Beck walk

Enjoy a gentle short walk at Cod Beck Reservoir, just North of the picturesque North York Moors National Park village Osmotherley.

Cod Beck Reservoir

Covid-19 update

In accordance with government guidance, our recreational sites and car parks remain open for people to exercise outdoors. We ask that you follow the latest guidance on group sizes and social distancing to help keep yourself, our key workers and others safe.

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

  • Do not light any BBQs or fires and call 999 to report any uncontrolled fires that may be at risk of spreading.
  • Make sure you take any litter home with you.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Enjoy a gentle stroll at Cod Beck Reservoir

Just North of the picturesque North York Moors National Park village, Osmotherley, Cod Beck Reservoir is an easy going short walk. The North York Moors are one of the largest expanses of open heather moorland in the United Kingdom. The walk has no steps, stiles and the gates can be opened wider with RADAR keys for increased mobility.



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Cod Beck walking guide



1 mile north of Osmotherley near Northallerton


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Route length

1.5 miles

Walking time

1 hour

Terrain & gradient

The entire route on Yorkshire Water land within the boundary fence is wide, well surfaced and mostly flat apart from a gradual incline and decline at the end of the walk. Please note, the path outside of the boundary fence is a bit narrow in places.

How to get there

By car

Car parking is available to the North of Cod Beck Reservoir, DL6 3AL.

From the A19

Take the A684 exit towards Northallerton and turn sharp left onto A684 shortly after. Follow the road as it bears left and take the next right onto Clack Lane. Follow this road into the centre of Osmotherley and turn left onto North End. Follow this road for 1.5 miles where the 2 car parks will be on your right just north of Cod Beck Reservoir.

By public transport

There is currently no public transport available to Cod Beck Reservoir.

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