When exploring this wonderful site it is easy to forget that Chesterfield is only a few miles away!
The boardwalk and path around the top reservoir will be closed until early May to allow for essential maintenance.
Where to start at Linacre Reservoirs
The information board near the ranger base is a good place to start. It shows a map of the site, with footpaths, bridleways and bike trials around the site.
This 200 acre site consists of three small reservoirs and attractive woodlands. The reservoirs provide a peaceful place for a family walk. You can enjoy walking, cycling, bird watching and picnicking.
What is there to see
Spring - the woods around the reservoirs are carpeted with blue bells and other wildlfowers
Summer − enjoy the shade as the woodland is in leaf, take a peaceful walk along the woodland paths keeping a look out for the hidden cravings and sculptures!
Autumn - discover the amazing variety of fungi in the woodlands. Can you find a fly agaric or charcoal burner?
Winter months − look out for visiting migrating birds; such as the tufted duck.
Through out the year there are a number of events at Linacre for the whole family to enjoy.
Linacre Valley and Reservoirs
Linacre Valley Ranger Office
Tel: 01246 567049
Find us from Cutthorpe, off the B6050.
The ranger base is not staffed full time, so for further information please contact Tapton Lock Visitor Centre on 01246 551035 or email email@example.com.
Linacre Reservoirs is a Severn Trent owned site, managed in partnership with our countryside service.
- Bridleway/Horseriding trail
- Picnic area
- Woodland with public access
- Wildlife area
- Light refreshments
- Easy access for all
- On-site information
- Camping/Caravan site
- Children's play area
- Nature trail
- Events area
- Cycle path
- Call Derbyshire 08 456 058 058
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