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Gartmorn Dam Country Park & Nature Reserve

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This is my local spot for my sunday morning run, come hail or shine. Lovely fresh air in breath... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Alloa, United Kingdom
Excellent Scottish Heritage site

Never seen before and first time visited this 3 mile circular walk in the fresh country air... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2018
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“lovely walk”(8 reviews)
“coffee shop”(8 reviews)
“ochil hills”(9 reviews)
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Gartmorn Dam, Alloa FK10 3AZ, Scotland
+44 1259 450000
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

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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
Reviewed 23 July 2018

This is a busy route popular with wlakers, runners and cyclists with narrow paths at certain sections but is worth a visit for some fresh air. Now has a good coffee shop.

Thank JohnRambosHeadband
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Beautiful place. Great walk around it. Dog loves it 🙂. Only thing is that the wee cafe shuts around 5 even on light beautiful summer evenings when country park is busy.

Thank Gillian D
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Signs seem to indicate you can walk around the whole lake but it seems to leave the lake half way around so we just walked back. Very peaceful

Thank mbryant2016
Reviewed 24 June 2018

My daughter, toddling grandson,Golden retriever and I had a great outing this afternoon, enhanced by the lovely weather. The bonus was the stop at the coffee shop at the end of our walk, the food was delicious the staff friendly an helpful and at a...More

Thank joeyfied
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Went for a gentle stroll around part of the Dam today. It was not too warm and under the trees very pleasant. The disabled buggy couldn't go too far as the path is not suitable all the way round neither wouldctge battery last. Had very...More

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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