Teesdale Reservoir Walk

This interesting walk takes in 3 of Northumbrian Waters reservoirs in Teesdale, with the opportunity to view another 3 reservoirs from the walks highpoint. The walk follows the Pennine Way from Grassholme Reservoir over moorland to reach the rocky flat-topped summit of Goldsborough Hill. Afterward you will descend to follow the shores of Hury and Blackton Reservoirs where you may see wigeon, common sandpiper and tufted duck. You will also pass by Meres beck meadow and Hannah’s meadow, which during the summer will be filled with beautiful wildflowers.
Hury Reservoir © NPAP/Beck Baker


Car parks at the Northern end of the Balderhead Reservoir dam wall.


13 km


  • Boggy ground
  • Off road sections
  • On road sections



  • Car parking


Facilities nearby: 

  • Toilets