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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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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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Sheffield
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

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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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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Ormskirk, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Never been here before. Enjoyed an excellent walk round the property, and the moors. Good walk leaflet. Not enough explanation about what the NT is now doing with the actual Longshaw Lodge. Rather busy by the gorge area- but it was a Saturday when we visited. Interesting guide produced by the Trust, and good refreshments at the Trust's visitor centre.

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Bonby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

This is a great place for families and couples both young and mature. Plenty of space to explore with padley gorge a favourite amongst children as they enjoyed picnics and paddling in the stream, a variety of clear pathways to follow and for the more energetic some superb public footpaths leading to burbage rocks and higgor tor with great views... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

There are lots of walks here to suit everyone in beautiful countryside. The cafe is great too for toasties, cakes and other snacks/meals. Staff were friendly and the food was good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

came back to Longshaw at the weekend and again experienced great beauty We walked through White edge,Froggat edge,Baslow edge and enjoyed every minute Even on a Bank holiday weekend you could still find peace and solitude This is a place to really escape noise and the busy life you lead and find peace,solitude and heaven Everyone should discover these walks,they... More 

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Sheffield, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

This is a great place to come walking to. The walks are beautiful and not too challenging. As you would expect the place is very popular. We love this place and there are quite a number of walks. Today we parked at Stannage Edge and walked down to the Longshaw Estate. We had tea and cake at the great cafe... More 

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Norwich
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 via mobile

Great place. Loved the walks. We did 7 miles today. Some easy some uneven. Down by Burbage Brook is great for kids. Guess it's a great place for picnics in summer. We walked with two West highland terriers. Dogs are always welcomed. But have to be kept on an extendable leads due to the animals grazing and lambing.

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

Hi Janic, Thanks for your review and for sharing the information about keeping dogs on leads. I would just like to correct your comment (could have been a typo or otherwise misunderstanding) - dogs need to be kept on short 2m leads at this time of year (and until 31st July) rather than extendable leads, dues to sheep and cattle... More 

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Additional Information about Longshaw Estate

Address: Near Foxhouse, Grindleford | S11 7TZ, Peak District National Park, England
Phone Number: +44 1433 637904
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Peak District National Park
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm

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