904 Torside Reservoir

Of the chain of reservoirs in the Longdendale Valley, Torside is the most attractive. Yachts tack to and fro while the disused railway is busy with walkers. The autumn colours are a picture, but do return in summer to see the orchids.

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LOCATION: Longdendale 14 miles east of Manchester
START: B6105, Torside pay & display car park, toilets
Grid ref: SK068983 Postcode: SK131JF
DISTANCE: 4 miles
TIME: 2 hours
MAP: Explorer OL - Dark Peak Landranger 110
REFRESHMENTS: Pack a flask
EN ROUTE: Trans Pennine Trail, Crowden, Woodhead, Wildboar Clough, Rhodeswood, Pennine Way

This walk was originally published by
The Manchester Evening News

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