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River Wye

Monsal Head, Peak District National Park, Bakewell, England
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Nuneaton, England, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
25 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

the river is a short walk from the coach drop off at the rear near the cattle yards . walking over the bridge the water has lots of water birds around the weir the river is not too deep here .this leads to the shopping area of Bakewell .Monday is market day in all a nice market town .

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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153 reviews 153 reviews
67 attraction reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We spent a pleasant days drive out to Derbyshire's town of Bakewell, first calling at the co-op to pick up some bread to feed the many types of ducks that adorn the river Wye. there are two bridges in the town that span the river which are a favourite spot for tourist to watch the river life of ducks and... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We have walked a circular walk from Black Hall farm Caravan Club campsite twice over the last two years, one in one direction and the other in reverse. Both were an amazing experience of about 5 miles. It was so varied from steep slopes both up and down, stepping stones along the River Wye and flat walking on the Monsal... More

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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56 attraction reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

You can walk alongside the river in parts between Buxton and Matlock. Some of it is heavy going such as Chee Dale but there are wonderful sections such as Litton Mill to Cressbrook via water cum jolly but beware the southern section which can be either very muddy or totally waterlogged.

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Hove
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6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

There is scenery of surpassing beauty along the River Wye in the Peak District of Derbyshire. Downstream from Buxton are wooded dales with cliffs and crags, and then lush river pastures around Ashford-in-the-Water, where the Wye is crossed by the picturesque sheepwash bridge. It flows onwards through the attractive town of Bakewell, eventually joining the Derwent at Rowsley. From Monsal... More

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