Wonderful on Tap

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Days out at Tittesworth Water in the Peak District National Park

Coronavirus (Covid-19) update

This visitor site is closed for now

Following the latest government guidelines that have lifted some of the restrictions on outdoor exercise and a travel, we’re beginning to gradually reopen our visitor sites.

We hope we will be able to reopen this site by early June, but we will only reopen sites when it is safe to do so.

When the site is open again, there may be extra measures in place to protect your wellbeing and the safety of other visitors, the local community and our teams.

If you visit this site when it eventually reopens, please observe social distancing, check opening times, follow any new measures we put in place, and stay local. Do not travel long distances to visit the site.

Tittesworth Water

Activities

There are lots of activities you can take part in at Tittesworth, including walking. You can download a map of the routes and trails around the site to help plan your visit.

 

 

Facilities

A little bit about Tittesworth...

Tittesworth Water is set in the stunning
Peak District National Park, a visit here will make your Staffordshire
day out a memorable one
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When was it built?
The reservoir was first constructed as early as 1858.The visitor centre was
built in 1998.

What's the reservoir's role in the water supply network?


The water from Tittesworth supplies homes and businesses in parts of the
Staffordshire Moorlands, Stoke-on-Trent and Leek.It pumps on average 28
million litres of water a day and has the capacity to provide up to
45 million litres a day.

Where does the water come from?


Waterflows into Tittesworth from the Upper River Churnet. Most of the water
comes from winter floods and the reservoir acts as a huge storage tank,
taking water in and out when needed.

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