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Natural beauty overload

Great walk for getting in touch with nature in all its glory. Started off from the free car park... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Woodland walk

Went here at the weekend for a walk, a lovely walk amongst all the trees and greenery, some lovely... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great walk for getting in touch with nature in all its glory. Started off from the free car park next to the Rambler's Rest (worth a visit in its own right). Download walk guide from the interweb as the signage is not great & their...More

1  Thank Ailsa_n_Darren
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Went here at the weekend for a walk, a lovely walk amongst all the trees and greenery, some lovely areas for a picnic and some fantastic views from the top, if your eyesight is good you can see Alton towers in the distance.

1  Thank jobyjugs
Reviewed 8 September 2018

We both love this place , as it holds so many happy child hood memories for us both. The woods are just beautiful , and there are so many walks that you can do . Parking is free , Just be careful along the narrow...More

Thank Sirah2013
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Lovey area for a variety of wood land walks with many places to picnic by the river or ponds created by the dams, the views change with all the season so visit any time of year.

2  Thank Daveshent
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Went today and loved it, nice and flat for walk beautiful lake, was well worth a visit, our dog really enjoyed it and there’s a pub in the car park called ramblers Retreat were you can get food and drink.

1  Thank Jane H
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

My young family and I went for a wonderful walk here on a beautiful Sunday afternoon. The woods offer a range of walks- I have a 3 year old and 20 months and both were able to cope with the easy walk but there were...More

3  Thank Ellesbelles23
Reviewed 28 June 2018

It's difficult to think of anywhere else in the UK that's more enchanting with beautiful woodland paths alongside a running stream feeding lakes. It's difficult to imagine what it would have looked like at the start of the industrial revolution when the smelters and mills...More

1  Thank davidfW7002DB
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

What a great find. Called little Switzerland or Fairy Glen by the locals. It’s a bit of the beaten track but well worth finding. Big lake lots of walks.

Thank Tracey1169
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

Beautiful part of Staffordshire - peace & quiet - romantic - historic - magical - relaxing - ice cream - chained oak - curse - Alton - Towers - Earl of Shrewsbury - nature - watery lakes - mill - climbing - owls - food...More

1  Thank MoreCriticalwithAge
Reviewed 1 February 2018

Dimmingsdale is an area of outstanding natural beauty, it is not easy to get too as the road is narrow and winding but there is a good car park and an excellent cafe ...the walks are lovely muddy in parts but well worth a visit.....More

2  Thank Carmen D
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