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Gartmorn Dam Country Park & Nature Reserve

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Wee gem

Absolutely beautiful place to go visit. Having walked round the dam on numerous occasions I'm never... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Alloa, United Kingdom
via mobile
A haven at the end of a cold winter walk !

Visit this cafe frequently. It’s ideally situated at Gartmorn Dam where there is a circular walk... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brenda S
Sauchie, United Kingdom
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“lovely walk”(8 reviews)
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Gartmorn Dam, Alloa FK10 3AZ, Scotland
+44 1259 450000
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All reviews coffee shop lovely walk country park ochil hills lovely place circular walk speed bumps dog walking lovely scenery great place to go feed the ducks popular with dog walkers well worth a visit sunday morning ideal place plenty of parking live here
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful place to go visit. Having walked round the dam on numerous occasions I'm never disappointed with the calm and gorgeous scenery. A wee gem in Clackmannanshire. Highly recommended

Thank jackieb852
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visit this cafe frequently. It’s ideally situated at Gartmorn Dam where there is a circular walk around the dam, breathtaking scenery and plenty of parking. Cafe staff are all pleasant and helpful, produce very reasonably priced. Home baked cakes and scones are very good and...More

Thank Brenda S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is very close to my home so I have done this walk many times. Always a great walk and popular with dog walkers and horse riders. Can get a bit muddy in places when it's been raining. Great views to be seen as you...More

Thank Anne M
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Lovely circular walk - dog loves it - it would be good if there was a few more seats for relaxing/viewing scenery. Cafe at the beginning or end of trip good if wanted.

Thank jmorts27
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

A pleasant waterside and woodland walk close to Alloa. Plenty of benches and picnic tables, and a coffee shop.

Thank MrsPepperpot_12
Reviewed 12 September 2018

This is my local spot for my sunday morning run, come hail or shine. Lovely fresh air in breath taking surroundings. Is usually pretty quiet so the peacefulness of the area is not disturbed. Good cafe to stop off in for a bite to eat.

Thank Allohay
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Never seen before and first time visited this 3 mile circular walk in the fresh country air. Excellent and not over busy on our visit. Cafe on site is privately run serving excellent quality food and worth a try.

Thank VivendaLuiza
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

A beautiful place. Lovely walk round and an added bonus of coffee on completion. Saw a heron and lots of wee birds and ducks. We'll definitely be back

Thank Carol F
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Ideal place for a very short but pleasant walk round the Dam,(circa 3 miles) path all the way round, and loads of wildlife can be seen, ending back at car parking area from where you started out . at this point you find the little...More

Thank wullseas
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

This was an unexpectedly lovely walk all the way around the lake. It’s 3 miles and took us an hour walking at a leisurely pace. It would be great if there could be signposts where other paths branch off as we’d love to go back...More

Thank fmck49
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21 July 2018|
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Response from Gillian D | Reviewed this property |
Should have done this in great weather. Esp when schools cane off. Missed a lot of trade
27 February 2018|
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Response from robert m | Reviewed this property |
dam good coffee. gartmorn dam/country park postcode_ fk10 3az telephone no 01259 928040 open mon to sun 10 am to 4 30 pm on there home web page i counted at least 25 chairs. in the photograph im sure they could cater but... More
27 February 2018|
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Response from henrye147 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, With regard to your question, I don’t own the coffee shop at the dam, I merely like walking around it. Please look into local businesses for the propieter of the establishment and you can get in contact with them... More