Green fields highlighted by sunrays through heavy clouds from Curbar Edge

Redmires Conduit

A level route extending from Sheffield’s reservoirs into the moorland fringe on the outskirts of the city.

Redmires Conduit route

Access for All

Distance: 800 m to the tower

Nearest Facilities: Sheffield


  1. Pass through the roadside gate opposite the upper reservoir.
  2. Continue alongside the conduit, through a set of double gates, and then a further gate to the tower.

Redmires Route Map (335KB) 

Getting there

Start opposite Redmires Upper Reservoir, south of the A57 Sheffield.

Ordnance Survey grid reference: SK 2602 8580

Postcode: S10 4QZ

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Do you know?

  • The surveying tower and reservoirs were constructed following Sheffield’s cholera epidemic in 1832.
  • The nearby moors were used as a training area for the Sheffield Pals regiment prior to their departure for the Western Front in the First World War.
  • Chubby-faced water voles have made the clean water of the conduit their home

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