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Ladybower Reservoir

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Address: off the A57, Bamford, Peak District National Park, England

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Beautiful views and great walks

Walked part way round the reservoir. Lovely time of year to visit beautiful views. The dogs really enjoyed the walk no traffic on pathways. Plenty of cycle paths

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Cathy P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Walked part way round the reservoir. Lovely time of year to visit beautiful views. The dogs really enjoyed the walk no traffic on pathways. Plenty of cycle paths

Thank Cathy P
Nottingham, England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Parked at Fairholme car park, you can pay in the visitor centre and get really helpful advice about the walks. Quite a few different ones to do. We walked the 6 miles around Ladybower. We had picked a beautiful day but although the car park was busy the walk was tranquil, though everyone you meet greets you as is the... More 

Thank sand3011
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Came on an organised outing with work colleagues. I had previously not heard of Ladybower not being from the area. We walked around 5 miles I think, the loop from Fairholmes car park to the road and back round. It was a bit of a grey day but the scenery and views are truely beautiful all the way round, I... More 

Thank Mrs_Fer
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Walked Win Hill then down to the Reservoir, absolutely stunning views and felt at one with nature and the wild. So peaceful and the weather turned out perfect for us.

Thank Madison M
Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We passed this reservoir and was amazed at the beautiful sunset hitting the water ...Fishernen were on the end of the jetty in silhouette absolutely stunning ....stopping close by soon

1 Thank June M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ran out of time to walk around this reservoir, as we had walked the Derwent and Holden, but would be worth the walk. Very scenic!

Thank CazP100
Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful scenery. Well maintained pathways and cycle routes with good all year round access. The route around the reservoir is fairly flat and is accessible for all including buggies, prams, wheelchairs and accessibility scooters. There are also lovely walks in the Woods, up into the hills and across moors above the reservoir but those are for the more mobile and... More 

Thank Catherine M
Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With stunning views and a the scenic drive through the Snake Pass this is my favourite drive from Manchester to Sheffield. A good place to park up and have a walk with or without a dog. A must for those who enjoy the English Countryside.

1 Thank Nick E
Guernsey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not been to LadyBower for many years but a lovely relatively easy walk has been created all around - only one little difficult spot with steps but not inaccessible. Great halfway stopover for the necessary ice cream or coffee break.

Thank Jac629
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great day out here. It was a shame the water sink holes was not in flow as it's a loverly site. Best to come in winter or following heavy rain

Thank Captivatedoutdoors

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