Wonderful on Tap

Carsington water is located a short distance from the Peak District National Park in Derbyshire.
Experience water
Explore the ancient woodlands and wildlife at the Linacre Reservoirs

Linacre reservoirs

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A little about Linacre Reservoirs

Some history and the site today

  • Historically the three reservoirs supplied water to the nearby town of Chesterfield.
  • However, they became non-operational in 1995 and today they’re managed for visitors and wildlife and provide a popular local amenity.
  • The natural beauty of the sites is preserved by maintaining the habitats that can be found here and enhancing the facilities to ensure the Linacre Reservoirs remain a beautiful, wild and accessible site.
  • Nuthatches, flycatchers and woodpeckers can be seen and heard as they flit among the canopy. Kingfishers and mandarin ducks can be spotted around the water's edge.
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