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Ladybower Reservoir

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Address: off the A57, Bamford, Peak District National Park, England
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Went on my motorcycle and enjoyed the view

Parked my motorcycle in parking bay at side of reservoir and enjoyed view and took photos . Warm sunny clear day made it more special.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Parked my motorcycle in parking bay at side of reservoir and enjoyed view and took photos . Warm sunny clear day made it more special.

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

This place is great, fantastic for walkers. The walk around the reservoir took a couple of hours but the sun was shinning. There was plenty of information about the wildlife and also bird feeding station, lots of ducks. learning about Tin town was fun, the place where people lived while they built the dam and the history relating to the... More 

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

The Reservoir has a beautiful setting with many possible walks to suit all abilities. There are reasonably flat paths around the reservoir itself. You have to pay to park in the visitor centre car park, but there is free parking elsewhere if you don't need to be close to toilet and other facilities. The dambusters museum is also close to... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

Came here with my mum for a walk in the snow! We decided to warm up with a hot panini and a cup of coffee. The coffee was ok but the panini was disgusting. So expensive and microwaved within an inch of its life, the 'cheese' inside it was brown and frankly the whole lot went in the bin! What... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

I loved the peace and tranquility. It is well cared-for with rangers circling in their vehicles and looking out for litter. The beauty of this reservoir is outstanding and majestic

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Driving down the side of the reservoir you are transported to a tranquil world. Plenty of parking allows you to walk for miles taking in both the water and the scenery. The water cascading over the dam makes for some great pictures. Cafe,shop and toilets if you need them.

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

We had an easy and interesting walk around the lake. In all about 5.5 miles. Lots to see - trees, plants and birds. No fee but a rather expensive car park. Well worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Something for everyone around here. Great place to walk, run, realax and enjoy nature. Easy walks around the area with nice scenic areas. Some good areas to have a picnic. And some really good places for a drink after a walk and superb food for the hungry. Easily accesible by road and fairly good public transport too. Well recommended .

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

As I only live about an hour away from the Peak District National Park I have visited this area on many occasions although I have never written a review for it before (not sure why) as it is absolutely stunning. I would certainly recommend going for the day, whether you take your bike or just your walking shoes it really... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

Its hard to drive past here and not stop. I was originally drawn here because of the link with the Dambusters and have returned for photography. Get information from the internet before you visit as things are quite spread out. There is a nice little walk with loads of benches over the road from the dam wall to a set... More 

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