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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

Some areas don't allow dogs, so make sure you read the signs. Dogs must be on a lead in the surrounding areas, it seems that friendly dogs are let off the lead which doesn't... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Marshall883
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Some areas don't allow dogs, so make sure you read the signs. Dogs must be on a lead in the surrounding areas, it seems that friendly dogs are let off the lead which doesn't bother me in the slightest. Great area and amazing views.

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Thank Marshall883
Holmfirth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Ladybower, must be nice for a walk with the family, if you've got the legs walk up any hillside and the views are amazing, Personally I prefer the off-road mtb'ing whether it's over the technically challenging cutgate (from langsett north) the drop into the upper derwent valley is amazing and vice versa, but for me the ladybower loop has it... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a brilliant place for walking as it caters for all abilities and the walk around Ladybower is stunning.

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Thank Purna P
London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a beautiful walk, we parked up near the ladybower reservoir and then walked down along the river to derwent valley dam, took just over 1 hour to get there because we stopped for lots of photos. You see some beautiful scenery and walk through the woodlands.

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Thank citytraveller748
Suffolk, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The colours at this time of year around Ladybower and Derwent reservoir are stunning, with a mist hanging around the tops of the hills with peace and quiet just added to the atmosphere, Fantastic.

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Thank Sharon M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Went for the afternoon, it's such a beautiful place and a really nice walk around especially this time of year.

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Thank Charlotte L
Cannock, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Been many times. Different times of the year and never disappointed. Lovely walks. Great views. Great cafe and clear toilet. The reservoir is fantastic to see early in the new year after some rain and you can see it at its best. Also not as many people around.

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Thank Beerpolice
Manchester
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

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

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Thank Cathy P
Nottingham, England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

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 

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

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 

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