Blackmoorfoot reservoir is an easy circular walk in the Yorkshire countryside. There are clearly defined paths for the majority of the walk, although there are sections that include some on-road walking.
Start at Reservoir Side Road, where a Yorkshire Water sign designates the entrance to the reservoir path. Following the path round in a clockwise direction, the route takes you close to the edge of the reservoir and then into a wooded section, where it is necessary to cut out onto the roadside. Continuing along the road, you will soon come across a junction with a turning on your left, heading to Meltham. Continue past this along the road until you reach a T-junction. It’s best to cross the road at this point and turn right to head along a grassy verge for a few metres, until you enter Blackmoorfoot village. The road then continues very slightly uphill, past the village pub and back towards the turning onto Black Lane, which will bring you back again onto Reservoir Side Road.