Circular walk from Slaidburn anti-clockwise around Stocks Reservoir and in the Hodder Valley on the eastern edge of the Forest of Bowland. About 11.5 miles and 1300 ft of ascent. Heritage and views, scenery and the history of Stocks Reservoir.

Parking is in the village car park just east of the village. Pay and display for £2.30 per day.

Optional pub meal after the walk -The Aspinall Arms, Mitton Rd, Mitton, BB7 9PQ (2 miles SW of Clitheroe) Tel: 01254 826 555   Web: (One of the Bruning and Price stable).  Notify Mike Holmes if you are planning to eat at the pub!!!

If you have any questions contact Mike Holmes 07729 390400

Meeting point

Slaidburn Village Car Park, BB7 3ES

The postcode is an approximate location. The Google map or grid reference shows the precise location

If you are walking with us for the first time

All walks are led by our experienced walk leaders, just come to the meeting point and introduce yourself - there is no need to book a place.

All you need to do is read our advice before you walk.

The first few walks are free and if you like us membership only costs £8 a year.

If you have any questions ring the contact listed on each walk or email