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Carding Mill Valley

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Great place to go

Nice to get out in countryside, pleasant scenery, wildlife, plenty of fresh air, great place if you... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
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National Trust Managed ‘Honeypot’

We visited mid week in April so the crowds were not present but the National Trust manage this... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Wisbech, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nice to get out in countryside, pleasant scenery, wildlife, plenty of fresh air, great place if you get to know the outdoors & kids forget about social media & gaming

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 989khalidk
Reviewed 4 days ago

This really would be a beautiful place to spend a day and it is possible to get away from the crowds if you want to. However, on the day we were there the weather was very iffy and visibility was poor, so we were not...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank AnneChester
Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited mid week in April so the crowds were not present but the National Trust manage this popular valley very well. With toilets, tearoom, shop and lots of information in the valley and way marked trails leading to higher ground you soon leave the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Fenplodders
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Venue is a lovely location and service fine with balcony dining very nice BUT water MUST be boiled to make tea and it wasn't. Tea was cold and very cold after 10 minutes outside. Also those scones were not of today's baking. Now I make...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Helen S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Gets pretty busy on the main paths but there are old sheep trails that you can follow that take you off the beaten track, we managed to escape the hordes. Bit of a trek up to the tops but you are rewarded with amazing views....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank lynne j
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Decided to go for a walk here yesterday, and we weren't disappointed. We grabbed the different walk route sheets from the notice board, and decided to try the medium one which led to the waterfall. It was a nice walk to it, quite rocky in...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Kayleigh A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Haven’t been here since my school days! It’s a very nice location, wouldn’t recommend if anyone struggles on their feet! Terrain is very rocky and I nearly ended up on my backside a few times! Great day for any family though, the waterfall is a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 20niamhm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful scenery, walks for every level of fitness followed by coffee and cake in the National Trust cafe.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank David R
Reviewed March 2, 2019 via mobile

Great place to visit with lovely views and a good trek up the hills to the waterfall. Car parking prices are expensive.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Ormwulf
Reviewed February 17, 2019 via mobile

We visited Carding Mill Valley on a Sunday morning we started off my walking to the waterfall which is a nice walk and after this we went up to the reservoir all in all we spent just over an hour there, parking is free for...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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August 5, 2018|
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Response from asocrates | Reviewed this property |
Not once you get past the car parks as it gets rocky. But there is a road from Church Stretton going to the top of the Long Mynd though cars use it too.
June 25, 2018|
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Response from ssndrs | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the late reply but been abroad. This stream is not suitable for kayaking but paddling with feet only. All pitches are less than 100 m from the stream
Ashley M
May 11, 2018|
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