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Wonderful place to visit

As a kid I was lucky enough to have this on my doorstep...the whole area is of outstanding natural... read more

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Peter H
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Beautiful views nice place to walk sit or fly a kite! Been here many times for walks with my partner

Reviewed 1 week ago
Emily B
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Soar above a breathtaking landscape, sculpted over time, decorated by nature and enjoyed by generations.Stand on top of Dunstable Downs for a view that will simply take your breath away. These Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) are...more
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Dunstable Downs Golf Club Whipsnade Road | Whipsnade, Dunstable LU6 2NB, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

As a kid I was lucky enough to have this on my doorstep...the whole area is of outstanding natural beauty..overlooking the gliding school and valley. Just along the drive over the downs is Wipsnade Zoo..also a must to visit. Just sit on top of the...More

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful views nice place to walk sit or fly a kite! Been here many times for walks with my partner

Thank Emily B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautifull view of the land below. Beware the shop and cafe is pricey so please be warned , if you have a national trust membership bring it with you it will help. Very dog friend except for the shop and cafe of course but overall...More

Thank Holly B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not been to Dunstable Downs for a year or 2, however, we decided to call in for for coffee and snacks. Fortunately we have NT membership, so parking was free. Our kids wanted to fly a kite, and the staff in the shop were brilliant...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing beats a brisk walk on Dunstable Downs. Take a kite and have some good old fashioned fun in the fresh air.

Thank Lynn B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

National Trust members get free parking. Short walk to the cafe and you're on top of Dunstable Downs. Great walks and watch gliders launch and land.

Thank Peter Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staying with our Son and Daughter-in-Law and Grand daughters for the weekend we we taken to Dunstable Downs. Because we had heard so much about it, it sounded like the ideal safe place for two little girls to fly their kite. What a delight to...More

1  Thank omiha1950
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Dunstable Downs is an excellent place to visit for any ages. Parking is £3 for the day and car parks were quite busy. Plenty of good views over the open countryside. Lots of nice footpaths and a cafe and picnic area. Brilliant location for kite...More

Thank warboys
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Cycled up to the downs was really nice view a little windy but not that many people so all in all a good experience. had a ice cream then made my journey on

Thank Adam L
Reviewed 16 August 2018

I live not far away from here. Its a stunning beautiful historic place. There is a tourist attraction on the top of the downs where you can get refreshments and buy souvenirs. The downs is famous for its history as well as its wildlife. There...More

1  Thank Julia S
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There is a hard path that runs from the new car park near the building accross the top of DDowns. You can take in the view which is stunning. The path is not flat however as it follows the natural formation. Other than this... More
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