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Nice little walk

We spent some time exploring the walks and star disc. Quite interesting and a good view. Nice way... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
filhart
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Fleet, United Kingdom
Heavens above

Walked up heart attack hill, ( Greenhill?) To the top of the old quarry. Fantastic views over the... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2018
Meals-on-heels
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Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went at night, couldn't see much. Followed a woman from a group tour which lead us to the firepit at the bottom of a steep hill. Saw a few shooting stars, cute night. P.s. wear sensible clothing and not sandals!

Thank Abbieebailey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent some time exploring the walks and star disc. Quite interesting and a good view. Nice way to spend an hour.

1  Thank filhart
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Walked up heart attack hill, ( Greenhill?) To the top of the old quarry. Fantastic views over the valley below, well worth the walk?

1  Thank Meals-on-heels
Reviewed 23 August 2018

This is a free attraction, basically a sculpture at the top of a hill overlooking Wirksworth and surrounding areas that shows the constellations within the circle. Set above a woodland park which is great for dog walking complete with fire pit (children loved lighting a...More

Thank Rutland_Jim
Reviewed 19 July 2018

Wandering around Wirksworth, we saw the StarDisc mentioned in the window of the Tourist Info. We took the short walk up to the top of the town and were rewarded with this beautifully made map of the stars.[Not to mention the view!] Very interesting and...More

4  Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Well worth a visit if you are in the area with a wonderful insight to the stars and the heavens. A unique experience A stiff climb up Greenhill but well worth it. You could drive up and there is parking at the top of the...More

1  Thank avrambler
Reviewed 22 April 2018

We came across the StarDisc during a 6 milr walk around Wirksworth. It gave us a welcome break and loevely views across the valley over the town.

Thank mary g
Reviewed 19 April 2018

The star disc overlooks the valley both ways.Stunning views and atmosphere. It's well worth a walk up to it or if you're not feeling energetic there's easy parking on the adjacent road. We regularly practise our qigong up there in the summer. Take a picnic...More

Thank Graham S
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Beautiful space loved by the community. Stunning views and a wonderful atmosphere. Map the heavens as the stars appear

Thank pudlover
Reviewed 17 March 2018

Amazing views from the Star disc, definitely worth the climb up the steep hill. Goes past some really historic buildings too!

Thank Jemma J
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