Cod Beck Reservoir
A pleasant, two mile walk around Cod Beck Reservoir includes just about every type of scenery you'll find in the moors. The walk can either be from the Hostel at the southern end, or from the car park at the northern end.
The Lyke Wake Walk starts opposite the northern end of the reservoir.
What makes it special
- Take a gentle stroll around this man-made reservoir
- Start the Lyke Wake Walk from here, or watch others set off
Other things to do nearby
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