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Reservoir, free entry

Ogston Reservoir

Ogston Reservoir

Contact

Chesterfield Tourist Information Centre

01246 345777/8

Address

Quarry Lane,
Woolley Moor,
Alfreton,
Derbyshire,
DE55 6FN

Details

Ogston Reservoir is owned and managed by Severn Trent Water and is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). Apart from the Reservoir there is a variety of other habitats including farmland and woodland, boasting many species of birds, including spring and autumn passage migrants. It has gained a reputation as one of the premier inland sites in the country to watch and record gull's at roost during the winter months. There is a public hide overlooking the Reservoir in the West Bank Car Park.

Coach parties acceptedDisabled accessPicnic site

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)

Open all the time

Prices

Free entry

Location

Directions

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Map reference: SK 371603  Lat: 53.13855 Long: -1.44686

From Chesterfield
Take the A61 South, through Clay Cross and into Stretton, Turn right at the White Bear Pub. Follow road for approx ¾ mile. Turn left (signposted Tansley B6014, Matlock (A615). Follow road for approx 1 mile then turn left into Quarry Lane. Follow road to the left, hugging the reservoir, past the Sailing Club and into the West Bank Car Park.

From Alfreton
Take the A61 North, through Higham and as you enter Stretton, turn left at the White Bear Pub. Follow road for approx ¾ mile. Turn left (signposted Tansley B6014, Matlock (A615). Follow road for approx 1 mile then turn left into Quarry Lane. Follow road to the left, hugging the reservoir, past the Sailing Club and into the West Bank Car Park.

Parking: free

Facilities

  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)