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Thorpe, Ashbourne DE6 2AY, England
+44 1335 350503
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Nature at its best!

This is a real gem. The walks are lovely, flat areas for most of the way down the Riverside suiting... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Lorna B
via mobile
Worth visiting

This is a beautiful area and easily accessible for young and old. Would recommend a visit to the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Sandra S
Sydney, Australia
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Thorpe, Ashbourne DE6 2AY, England
+44 1335 350503
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a real gem. The walks are lovely, flat areas for most of the way down the Riverside suiting less-abled individuals and for the more adventurous high walks over hills and rocky areas can be taken. The place is lovely in the heat and...More

Thank Lorna B
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a beautiful area and easily accessible for young and old. Would recommend a visit to the The Stepping Stones.

Thank Sandra S
Reviewed 3 days ago

Not an experienced walker, my friend chose a relatively short walk from Milldale to Dovedale along the River Dove which lasted about 3 hours. The outward leg of the journey was along smooth wooden paths winding alongside the river, whilst the return leg from Lovers...More

1  Thank Patricia T
Reviewed 3 days ago

Ideal venue for all ages / abilities. The initial part of the walk is along a tarmac path which is quite level however to continue with the walk you do need to cross the river using stepping stones. Great for kids, paddling or climbing. Can...More

Thank Mark L
Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited here today and have to say it is stunning. You can take a lovely stroll or do some climbing. Beautifully scenic cant wait to go again one day

Thank Ali W
Reviewed 5 days ago

Had to come to dove dale and go over the stepping stones, having done so as a small child many years ago. The stones seem much closer together but I am 6'4" tall now! Went up Thorpe Cloud, lovely unspoilt views, then walked up by...More

Thank Stephen R
Reviewed 5 days ago

Dovedale is a really beautiful part of the world. We tried to explore it by bike. My recommendation would be to walk there instead as you end up carrying a bike over the stepping stones and up steps but a fantatsic place

Thank AshleighH341
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Peak District has always felt underrated for me and this little gem is prove of what it can offer. Absolutely beautiful walk along the river on a well maintained path. The stepping stones are a fun addition and the caves great to see. The...More

Thank PhilClarke11
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This valley is really beautiful and relatively easy to access. There are gorgeous walks through the valley alongside the babbling brook which is the Dove River. I can highly recommend a visit.

Thank Dannykimweed
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The whole walk from Dovedale car park to Milldale is about 3 miles. The charge for the car park is £3, and there is a charge of 20 p for the toilets! The walk itself is not too strenuous, although there are a couple of...More

1  Thank Jenny C
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Can I visit in the evening
26 May 2017|
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Can people still paddle in the water. I remember going as a kid and swimming in the water. It' was great.
26 May 2017|
Response from Sandra S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I've seen kids and dogs paddling in the water!
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Hi Sue, Thanks for the info. Could you please say where it starts and ends? Thanks Kindlly Andrea
22 April 2017|
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