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Beautiful views

Lots of walks on top of downs, or walk through woods and fields to the Whipsnade Tree Cathedral, or... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Jackie D
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Dunstable, United Kingdom
Beautiful

Peaceful and quiet with stunning views. Day or night the ideal place just to go and catch your... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Matthew B
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Soar above a breathtaking landscape, sculpted over time, decorated by nature and enjoyed by generations.Stand on top of Dunstable Downs for a view that will simply take your breath away. These Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) are...more
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Dunstable Downs Golf Club Whipsnade Road | Whipsnade, Dunstable LU6 2NB, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Lots of walks on top of downs, or walk through woods and fields to the Whipsnade Tree Cathedral, or as far as Ivinhoe Beacon. Lots of hisory including the '5 Knolls' ancient burial ground.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jackie D
Reviewed 1 week ago

The shop and cafe is lovely and the view from the top of a cliff near the car park is of course, gorgeous but the management seems to have failed to notice the several 'dens' going on near the Bison hill car park area which...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RobynBruce
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Peaceful and quiet with stunning views. Day or night the ideal place just to go and catch your breath and get away from the hustle and bustle of like.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Matthew B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A group of people attended this event, the whole experience was very exciting and very well organised throughout the whole event.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Caroline A
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

A great place to walk the dog and meet other dogs. Inca and I visit 2 or 3 times a week and enjoy several different walks over and around the Downs. The area is well looked after and volunteers do a great job litter picking.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

I have not visited for about 20 years and was persuaded by my husband to go last Sunday. What a pleasant surprise! A new cafe with a NT gift shop and lots of parking, We stuck to the path and walked as far as we...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank E8195OLjanew
Reviewed 3 November 2018

We arrived at Dunstable Downs on an autumn morning. It was obvious from the many people wandering around with hats, scarves and gloves on that we would need to wrap up warm. Parking is £3 for the day (or free to NT members). Once parked...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Andrew081
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

It was pumpkin time so my grandchildren,a boy of 10 and a girl of 6 took the pumpkin trail. It was a beautiful day with the sun shining through the trees highlighting the Autumn colours. Being half term it was busy but not too busy...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TrueBrit_10
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Lovely area for walks and the cafe did an amazing pumpkin cake. Very long queues though and may benefit from re-organisation of staff at the counter

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 769junew
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Beautiful afternoon walking along the downs. Making it more memorable walking over the parachute gliders, kites flying and an assortment of dogs playing. What a joyful afternoon with my husband and he bought me ice cream. Very special place, everyday is different. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 357christinee
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Response from vegetarian1980 | Reviewed this property |
There is a hard path that runs from the new car park near the building accross the top of DDowns. You can take in the view which is stunning. The path is not flat however as it follows the natural formation. Other than this... More
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