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Superb walks

A simply fantastic place with walks both sides and NO STYLES. We have an old dog who can no longer... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
Great place to ride around.

Biked around the reservoirs in such stunning scenery. The whole area has just a great feeling about... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
louise g
North York Moors National Park, United Kingdom
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off the A57, Bamford, Peak District National Park, England
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All reviews car park snake pass yorkshire bridge lady bower lovely walk dam busters beautiful place to visit stunning views bike ride dam wall from manchester toilet facilities bouncing bomb pay and display fresh air peak district well worth a visit
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Reviewed yesterday

A simply fantastic place with walks both sides and NO STYLES. We have an old dog who can no longer get over the styles, so walking through the woods, up on the edge of the moors and visiting the lost village of Derwent was spactacular...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Biked around the reservoirs in such stunning scenery. The whole area has just a great feeling about it and great views. There was a lot of walkers around also. Looking at the dams are spectacular and make it a great place to visit.

Thank louise g
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice walk along the reservoir and great views the grounds are beautifully kept.notba lot of parking but there was a pub along the road so maybe you can park there

Thank lesley m
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely scenery, well marked walk aroun the reservoir & were lucky the water was low so could see ruins of the sunken village

Thank annette p
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited a couple of times this week, whilst staying in the area. It has been amazing to see the drowned villages, but also very sad. Will definitely be back, even when the water rises again as we really enjoyed our walk around the reservoir.

Thank MandL-OM
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can park your car in the old hamlet of Yorkshire Bridge and walk the far side of Ladbower and even walk across the dam itself. Heading up to the Derwent Dam there are a few places to park but there is a charge and...More

Thank nick w
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the most beautiful places to visit that I know of. Not surprisingly the water levels are extremely low after the scorching summer of 2018. What is left of the normally hidden village of Ashopton is there to see. People were walking...More

Thank Sharon B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time visiting here and the scenery was breath taking. Parking is free if you choose to park on the side of the road, only draw back is you have to walk quite a way along a busy road. If not there is a car...More

Thank traceyw975
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we took the bikes and did the full 19km circular and the views and sceneary all the way around was outstanding, the time of year the colours of the tree's were stunning, the track round the resevoir is mainly tarmac so easy to cycle and...More

Thank clarky395
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Up with friends for a weekend and this area is simple stunning... had a lovely walk up to the reservoir from Bamford, via the Mill and across the Derwent up to the reservoir..On a cool, but bright day the views and colours were just so...More

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28 October 2018|
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Response from Alan A | Reviewed this property |
Park in visitor centre & walk around reservoir when water levels are low. Spooky when viewing former villages. Take the camera for a lasting shot. May be a long time before you see them again.
Charles C
4 September 2018|
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Response from queencharlie | Reviewed this property |
I'm afraid I don't know that answer
linzi n
31 August 2018|
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Response from Gerry2743 | Reviewed this property |
I am afraid that I could not get a place in any of the nearby car parks so I am afraid that I cannot answer this question. The earlier answer about the public house is accurate. If you park on the road your car must be... More