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A peaceful and unique National Trust

HIdden just round the corner from Whipsnade Safari Park, this National Trust site is unlike any... read more

Reviewed October 6, 2018
Heather_May_Stanley
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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
Lovely & Serene

I visited on a Sunday afternoon and totally enjoyed the serenity of the cathedral. I also enjoyed... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2018
SootheSeah
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A nice spot for an afternoon walk in the glow of a failing winter sun. put your coat on and bring the dog.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank alkaline_steely
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have visited this place so many times, in all weathers . It is rarely anything other than quiet and peaceful - occasional walkers going through, or people popping in and out for a quick stroll. Lovely place for a picnic. Apparently there have been...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank 368pauline
Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

A delightful place to walk around especially last summer in the heat so the tall elegant trees gave plenty of shade. I took the dog there frequently for her walk. The area is well maintained by volunteers.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

This is a nice short walk from the downs. Or a short drive. There is a car park. It’s not huge but it’s very peaceful and a piece of local history. Many people wouldn’t know it’s there but it is worth a walk around or...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank rpg79
Reviewed November 3, 2018

From the main Dunstable Downs Carpark / Chiltern Gateway Centre it is about a mile / 20 minute walk to the Whipsnade Tree Cathedral. A small section of the route was very muddy. The Tree Cathedral also has its own very small free carpark. At...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Andrew081
Reviewed October 6, 2018

HIdden just round the corner from Whipsnade Safari Park, this National Trust site is unlike any other I've been to. A selection of trees planted and laid out in the shape of a typical cathedral - Lots of little things to look at and benches...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Heather_May_Stanley
Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

Seriously, what is this? We stopped here as we were on the downs flying kites so we were nearby, although it's a long walk to the 'cathedral,' get the image of cathedral out of your head as this is just a few trees with a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed September 12, 2018

I love this place with all my heart a true part of childhood where you can go for a lovely long walk with the family and it's very dog friendly They also weddings there (Even pagan ones ) A truly lovely day out !!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Holly B
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

I visited on a Sunday afternoon and totally enjoyed the serenity of the cathedral. I also enjoyed being able to drum quietly in one of the chapels despite the occasional paserby who didn't seem to mind - if they even heard the drumming. I'll return.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank SootheSeah
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

We came across this find after we printed off a walk from the National trust website. It was nice and secluded and the time we got there it was nice and peaceful. There’s not much to offer to spend more time there unless you are...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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