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Foulridge Reservoirs Lancashire

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Goosander
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Irene Harrison
Date
19 November 2020
Description
Had a walk around the reservoir very quiet not much about.
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(Site information courtesy of East Lancashire Ornithologists' Club.)
Foulridge lies just North of Colne. The two reservoirs are owned by British Waterways and were built in the 1800s to supply water to the Leeds-Liverpool Canal, as were the nearby Slipper Hill and Whitemoor Reservoirs.

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From Junction 14 of the M65 take the A6068. After 1.1 miles turn left at the second set of traffic lights onto the A56 towards Skipton. The Upper and Lower Foulridge Reservoirs are on the right and left sides after a further 0.7 mile. Lower Foulridge has access all round the reservoir whilst Upper Foulridge can be viewed from the A56 and from the causeway at the eastern end which separates it from a smaller water known as Brownhill Reservoir. Slipper Hill has access along one bank but there is no public access to Whitemoor.

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