Burnhope Reservoir is a reservoir above the village of Wearhead, County Durham, England. The reservoir was created by the construction of an earth embankment dam across the valley of Burnhope Burn, a tributary of the River Wear, 1 km above Wearhead.
Enjoy a peaceful circular walk around this reservoir in Weardale. Theres some wonderful woodland trails and lakeside paths to enjoy. It's a very quiet place with a series of picnic tables where you can stop to enjoy the lovely scenery of the North Pennines AONB.