Grassholme Reservoir - Silver Challenge Walk 4

This walk is a grand circuit of Grassholme Reservoir starting from Middleton-in-Teesdale. Part of the Silver Challenge developed by the Upper Teesdale Tourism Network (UTTN). The Challenge Walks ( are a series of walks produced by the UTTN to help visitors and local people to explore this spectacular part of the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and UNESCO Global Geopark. For detailed walk directions click the link below.


Starting from the Market Place in the centre of Middleton-in-Teesdale.


  • Off road sections
  • On road sections
  • Steep sections



  • Car parking
  • Public transport


Facilities nearby: 

  • Accessible toilets
  • Cafe
  • Playground
  • Pub
  • Shop
  • Toilets