Lamaload reservoir

The reservoir at Lamaload was completed in 1964 and supplies drinking water for Macclesfield.

The reservoir is approximately 1,000ft (308m) above sea level. The landscape around Lamaload is moorland with a few plantations of larch and pine. The broad leaved woodlands surrounding these plantations provide a habitat for a variety of wildlife.

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Lamaload reservoir is situated north of the A54 Buxton to Macclesfield road within the Peak District National Park. To the east is the Goyt Valley with Macclesfield to the west.

Car park available from November - Easter only

Opening times: All day, every day

Lamaload directions map

Reservoir safety

Reservoir safety

Every year, people are injured or die while swimming in reservoirs. Stay safe, stay out.

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