Things to see & do

Places to visit on Marsden Moor

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What's on

From guided walks to navigation courses, family events to plant sales, there is a lot going on at Marsden Moor all year round. To find out more please visit our Events page.


With miles of footpaths and major routes like the Pennine Way crossing the Estate, Marsden Moor is the perfect place to explore on foot.


From photography to geocaching, there are plenty of ways for the whole family to explore Marsden Moor.

Seasonal highlights

  • Youth Offenders on a work party helping restore the bare peat © National Trust

    Restore the Moors conservation session

     Spend a morning helping to re-vegetate areas of bare peat on Marsden Moor

  • Which one should we choose for the garden? © John Millar

    Friday Plant Sales

     Brighten up your garden with our great value plant, for sale every Friday from April 3rd

  • Blakeley reservoir is one of four reservoirs in the Wessenden Valley © John Millar

    Ten Reservoir Challenge

     A demanding 16 mile guided walk exploring many of the reservoirs valleys around Marsden.

Take up the 50 things challenge

Tick off some of the 50 thing to do before you're 11¾ whilst you explore Marsden Moor:

  • No.6: Run around in the rain
  • No.34: Track wild animals
  • No.26: Hunt for fossils and bones


Don't miss

  • Having a picnic at Eastergate Bridge
  • Watching the paragliders at Buckstones
  • Follow one of our walking trails
  • A sunset from the top of Pule Hill (when the weather permits)
  • Birdwatching on Binn Moor
  • Fresh Yorkshire air