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Address: off the A57, Bamford, Peak District National Park, England
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So long as the weather is fine there are some excellent views for the photo buff. Some nice walks too.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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Rochester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

So long as the weather is fine there are some excellent views for the photo buff. Some nice walks too.

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Wiltshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

We stopped here on the way back from a walk up on the Peaks...didn't stay long, but could have spent a while walking around the area if we weren't so achy after our hike! We were amazed by the stillness and quietness of the place. The water level was low, I would have loved to have seen it more full,... More 

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East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

We took our grandson here as he is particularly interested in the Dam Buster story. We enjoyed the drive up the Snake Pass before-hand and then all that the Reservoir has to offer, especially being able to picnic on the shore. Good walks and stunning scenery.

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Stalham, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

A brilliant place to start a walk. The views are amazing and the options are many. It is very busy at the weekend though with lots of runners and cyclists to dodge. The Dam is interesting in itself and it is worth taking a drive along Snake Pass.... to wow your passenger!

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

We walked over the bridge and it was so peaceful with lovely views. The water level was quite low when we were there but can only imagine what it looks like when high. There are two huge concrete overflows at either end of the bridge. We leaned over the wall but still couldn't see down to the bottom of one... More 

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dorset
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Great views (as in all the peak district). Visited this place as the last Dambuster pilot died great forwalking and working out where the drowned villages were. Head up to the Derwent dam for an excellant visitors centre with reasonably priced food and drink.

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Popped here on the off chance to fill in our first evening very pretty viewing area was quiet,clean and tidy near the dams worth a photo shoot good for dog walkers

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

After taking in lunch at the Snake Pass Inn today 16th Aug. We took a short stroll at the reservoir, I say short we probably did a couple of miles which isn't bad considering we had 6 children age range from 18mnth to 14years two of which are disabled, and also one disabled adult on a mobility scooter (all terrain... More 

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Denholme, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

walked from thornhill up winhill and rounf full reservoir which is fantastic with good pub pit stop in the yorkshire bridge

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Alicante, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Visited this beautiful place, it has stunning scenery, ideal, for walkers, cyclists and car. A place worth visiting, there is also available toilets and picnic areas, a place not to be missed, for visitors, very peaceful and tranquil.

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