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Longshaw Estate

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Address: Near Foxhouse, Grindleford | S11 7TZ, Peak District National Park, England
Phone Number: +44 1433 637904
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Description: Looked after by the National Trust, Longshaw is a wonderful place to...
Looked after by the National Trust, Longshaw is a wonderful place to discover spectacular views of the Peak District, ancient woods, parkland and heather moorland. Visit the tea room and shop for a cream tea or hearty meal (open 363 days/year), explore the estate's waymarked trails and natural play places, or join in a free guided walk or a National Trust event. The spectacular White Edge Moor overlooks the Derwent Valley and forms part of the long gritstone edge stretching from Stanage towards Birchens Edge south of Chatsworth House. If you have time, discover the old quarry workings at Bole Hill.
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Breathtakingly Beautiful CHEAP DAY too!

As the title says! Really stunning scenery, close to Sheffield, fresh air a nice change from the city smog, car parking facilities (cheap), a cafe, toilettes and gift shop a few... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

As the title says! Really stunning scenery, close to Sheffield, fresh air a nice change from the city smog, car parking facilities (cheap), a cafe, toilettes and gift shop a few minutes walk from the car park. Remember if you have children to go into the gift shop and pick up a Boggarts trail map, for a small charge £1.... More 

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Barnsley, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

We have been walking in the Peak District for many years and the Longshaw Estate has become one of our favourites. The walks between Burbage Bridge and Upper Burbage Bridge with rocky edges and wonderful views over the peaks is a must. The new car park at the visitor centre is a vast improvement. We hope the car park at... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

This is like most of the Peak District - great for walking. Managed by the National Trust there is the usual cafe and information about walking trails. This is nice but not the most spectacular place for views of the area. The walking tracks are easy.

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sheffield england
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

The car park has been revamped in a spectacular fashion. A model for any student of landscaping. Plenty of spaces even on a busy day. Almost a reason for visiting in its own right. The National Trust know how to do these things properly. The wonderful walks and views go without saying. The main highlight of our visit was the... More 

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Derby
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

I know some people will find this odd but I want to review the new car park at the Longshaw Visitor's Centre. We almost didn't visit today (a sunny Saturday) because in the past if you didn't arrive at the crack of sparrow cough it was tricky getting parked if the sun was shining; we were going to try it... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Having been to many nt properties we found the longshaw estate to be beautiful but because of the slow work on the main car park we had to use one of the alternative car parks. Many of the trails that are sign posted where not clear so you end up walking in a direction will no clear sign posting to... More 

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Jenny G, Visitor Experience Officer at Longshaw Estate, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of your recent visit to Longshaw. We are happy to tell you that the main car park is now open again, and are sorry to hear that the signage we have had up between the Wooden Pole car park and the Lodge and tea-room weren't effective for you when you visited. We'll be reviewing how... More 

Sheffield
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Great for a day out walking in the fresh air, the estate at Fox House gives access the the Derbyshire moorland and is certainly worth a visit.

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Covington, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

My husband and I joined a guided walk at Longshaw on May 13. Although it was difficult to find where to park, Graham and Chris (and other walkers) were welcoming to these Americans and shared much natural and historical information.

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Oswestry, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

The cafe was a lunch stop while walking from Hathersage to Baslow via Stanage Edge, Froggatt Edge and Curbar Edge. Superb walking with great views. Good toasties and delicious date slices. Outside seating with great views.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

I had a little trouble finding the car park as the main entrance is being redone although it will be open soon. The cafe scones were lovely and the Kitchen Garden is worth a peak. I enjoyed doing the easy route walk this visit but I must make sure I go again soon.

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