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Ladybower Reservoir

off the A57, Bamford, Peak District National Park, England
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We had an early morning walk by the side of the reservoir. As you can imagine it was quiet wit lot's of wildlife to see.

Once off the busy main road it is a delightful places to walk. Flat as well as hilly terrain. The... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Preston, United Kingdom
Great place to walk

A lovely place to walk around, including over the Dam, and offers lovely views. Glad we parked on... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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off the A57, Bamford, Peak District National Park, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Once off the busy main road it is a delightful places to walk. Flat as well as hilly terrain. The centre of Bamford is not far away and gas a tourist information centre

Thank 782David782
Reviewed 2 days ago

A lovely place to walk around, including over the Dam, and offers lovely views. Glad we parked on the road, which was free, as the car park was quite dear and the beautifully modern and facilities within provided by the water authority can be easily...More

Thank lou1232013
Reviewed 6 days ago

Lovely place, with stunning views. Very relaxing walks and so many beautiful views. Walking in many directions, so many lovely views.

Thank colchesterain
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here to visit the reservoir and derwent dam. Fabulous place to see and some great walks to do. The dam is fantastic and there is plenty to see and do.

Thank ann t
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a whole morning visiting the Ladybower, Derwent and Howden Reservoirs. The road alongside them is closed on Saturdays and Sundays, but as we visited on a Friday we were able to drive for the entire length.Although we have had a lot of rain...More

Thank Clive M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent the day walking here, so much to see, we did follow a walking map which I think is essential as the area is vast and you may get lost without one. At the top of the hills there are collections of stones which...More

Thank Donna B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place to go for a walk. Pity they charge for parking. But on a nice day it's a relaxing peaceful place to visit.

Thank ArryHarris
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fab day out at the dams for everyone ideal for perfect walks and see fantastic views of the hills pease and tranquility enjoy your day

Thank John A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had never been before and had no idea where to stop off because it is quite a big expanse of water and there are lots of pull ins for cars. We asked a ranger who told us where the visitor centre was. This is...More

5  Thank PaulU561
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In this day & age where so many infrastructure sites are off limits to joe public was a privilege to be able to walk across the top of this dam and take in the wonderful views

Thank Derek B
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11 March 2017|
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There are places where dogs can run free, but be careful, there are a lot of sheep around. "Lady Bower" is three dams and covers around 20 square miles, it is almost 9 miles just to travel around the 3 reservoirs. Probably... More

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