Create an account

Start your adventure today.


    Already a member? Login

    Netherley Brow Circular Walk

    This reflects the 10Adventures difficulty rating for each route. We aim to keep ratings consistent across regions.
    This reflects the estimated time the majority of users will take on this trail. If you are slower, add time to the top-end figure. If you are fast, then you may complete this route faster than this time range.
    This reflects the return distance of this route as measured by the GPS file.
    5.0 km
    This reflects the total elevation gained throughout this route as measured by the GPS file. This includes all ascents and descents, and is higher than what is quoted in most route guides, which simply measure the distance between the starting-point and high-point of the route.
    183 m
    User Ratings
    These ratings are completed by users who have completed this trail and not subject to reviews by 10Adventures.
    Be the first to add a review!
    Directions to Trailhead

    The Netherley Brow Circular Walk is a quick adventure on the edge of the Peak District that will take you from the sleepy village of Holme around several scenic reservoirs. The trail traverses the moorland terrain along Netherley Brow before passing through the forests surrounding the Yateholme, Riding Wood, and Ramsden reservoirs. This is a nice walk with a good variety of terrain that is suitable for walkers of all skill levels.

    View Netherley Brow Circular Walk on Map

    View Map

    Join our newsletter

    Get a weekly dose of discounts and inspiration for adventure lovers

    Route Description for Netherley Brow Circular Walk

    The Netherley Brow Circular Walk is a great family-friendly trail near Holmfirth due to the short overall distance, easy terrain, and scenic views of the charming woodlands that can be found on the edge of the Peak District. The trail sets out from the village of Holme and heads east to cross the dam wall at Ramsden Reservoir, before turning south through a beautiful stretch of forest. From here, you will make your way southwest along the Riding Wood and Yateholme reservoirs before following the trail north across the moorland terrain of Netherley Brow. After taking in the views of the surrounding Peak District landscape, you will cross over Rake Dike and arrive back in the village of Holme where you began the walk.

    Other amazing walks in Peak District National Park

    Check out our guides to Kinder Scout, Mam Tor, Stanage Edge, Dovedale, and Padley Gorge. Or see all of our Peak District walks on 10Adventures.

    Getting to the Netherley Brow Circular Walk Trailhead

    To reach the car park for the Netherley Brow Circular Walk from Holmfirth, drive southwest on Huddersfield Road for 2.7mi to reach the trailhead in the village of Holme. You will need to find parking nearby in the village.

    Route Information

    • When to do


    • Backcountry Campsites


    • Pets allowed

      Yes - On Leash

    • Family friendly


    • Route Signage


    • Crowd Levels


    • Route Type


    Netherley Brow Circular Walk Elevation Graph

    Weather Forecast

    Check Area Weather

    Netherley Brow Circular Walk Reviews

    Add a comment

    You must be logged in to post a comment.

    Nearby Trails

    Nearby Regions

    Get travel inspiration and discounts

    Join our weekly travel newsletter