View Parent Location

Torside Reservoir Derbyshire

Latest Rarities in Derbyshire

* Bird News Pro and Bird News Ultimate subscribers receive full sighting details.

View all sighting reports for Torside Reservoir

Latest Photo

Looking northeast from the dam.
Dave Dunford
Looking northeast from the dam.

Site Location Details

Site location details and google satellite image for Torside Reservoir

Please click on the map icon below to load Torside Reservoir in your preferred map

Site Details

The largest (and second highest) of the upland reservoirs beside the A628 Woodhead Pass road in Longdendale. Used for sailing.

Local Weather

Birding Sites in the Torside Reservoir Area

Additional Site Details


Almost unrestricted views from adjoining roads, Pennine Way over dam, permitted path (north side between the dam and Crowden), and Trans-Pennine Trail to south.


Free car parking by Trans-Pennine Trail at Torside, off B6105 Crowden-Glossop road (SK088983).

Opening Times

Any time.


Information point, picnic area, mobile refreshments and toilets at Torside car park.

Site Photographs

If you would like to suggest a photo for this site, please email a copy to along with the website address for this page. A member of our team will review your photograph for suitability and will credit the image to you (unless you request otherwise).

Best regards,

The BirdGuides Team.

Most Recent Gallery Photos

View all recent gallery photos

Upload an image to our gallery

British & Irish Records Archive Torside Reservoir

All Records (Accepted, Rejected, Pending). To filter/search please enter a phrase. E.g. To filter Rejected records, type Rejected into the Search box, all columns can be filtered.

British & Irish Records Archive is only available to our BirdGuides Ultimate or our BirdGuides Pro subscribers.
Please login or subscribe to view this information.

Online Rare Birds Listing
Search the British & Irish Records Archive