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Wonderful views, nice little cafe

For an archaeological site of considerable significance the park has a magnificent position great... read more

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Cliodna Rhys W
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Perfect headspace run & coffee

Regular for a run in these parts and partial to a treat in the coffee shop... do a good bacon... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
campbell612
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Site of archaeological interest with panoramic views and waymarked trails. Café open 8am-6pm seven days a week. Crickley Hill is one of the finest examples of unimproved limestone grassland in the county and is a Site of Special Scientific Interest...more
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Crickley Hill, Birdlip GL4 8JY, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

For an archaeological site of considerable significance the park has a magnificent position great natural history interest, easy access and many walks of different grades. A superb venue for dog walking too. Impressive little cafe tops off the experience nicely!

Thank Cliodna Rhys W
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Regular for a run in these parts and partial to a treat in the coffee shop... do a good bacon sandwich too! Great views and also woods to explore. Easy to park.

Thank campbell612
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Upon arriving at Crickley Hill prepare to be bombarded with signs warning of penalty noticices, do this do that follow the rules or else. Then spend your valuable time placing your car number plate into the ticket machine to be fleeced only to walk Crickley...More

Thank kwpick
GWT-Team, Manager at Crickley Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We have recently made improvements to the parking at Crickley Hill, this included installing new payment machines which offer a variety of payment methods. In the cross-over period we have a few signs (mainly on the old machines) to explain improvements and help regular visitors...More

Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed the long walk today. The trails are easy to follow. Route guides are available for 20p in the cafe, or you could simply follow the coloured posts. Most routes are suitable for buggies and trampers. No entry charges but you do need to...More

1  Thank ThaiTeacherBangkok
GWT-Team, Manager at Crickley Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Happy to hear that you enjoyed your walk at Crickley Hill and found the trails to easy to follow - thank you for taking the time to comment.

Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Just a short detour from the notorious Air Baloon roundabout you have this nature park. Fantastic views across the Gloucester plain combined with ancient woodland walks and wild flower meadows. Then you have the information centre and the Hill Cafe - which is literally the...More

1  Thank GlavumTraveller
GWT-Team, Manager at Crickley Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are very pleased you decided on a little detour from the Air Balloon roundabout and had an enjoyable time at Crickley Hill - the wild flower meadows are particularly good at this time of year and a haven for wildlife. We hope to welcome...More

Reviewed 8 July 2018

Went here twice this weekend - the Saturday - whilst everyone else was watching England beat Sweden, we took advantage of the weather and had a nice picnic on the hills. Went to the cafe on the way back to the car - and service...More

Thank philipjoecarman
GWT-Team, Manager at Crickley Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Very happy to hear you enjoyed your visit - we will make sure the cafe staff receive the positive feedback re: the oat milkshakes too! Hope to see you at Crickley Hill again soon.

Reviewed 5 July 2018

Walked part of the Cotswold way from here. The views are incredible. The car park charge is £3 for the day. Didn’t use the cafe so can’t comment on that. Sadly my husband reported the men’s toilets were the filthiest he had ever seen which...More

Thank tracyf0wler
GWT-Team, Manager at Crickley Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Happy to hear you loved the view as much as we do! We agree that our toilet facilities need an upgrade - this will be happening over the next 12 months alongside improvements to the car-park, the installation of an outside, undercover seating area, and...More

Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Wow the views are amazing out over Cheltenham and Gloucester, on a good day you can see over the border to Wales and slightly further north with some binoculars in to worcestershire.

1  Thank Gareth H
GWT-Team, Manager at Crickley Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

We agree that the views are spectacular - so glad you enjoyed them, and thought to bring some binoculars!

Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

Nice accessible hill, once you park its obly a short walk to the hill and the stunning scenery. Yes. You now have to pay 24/7 for parking but it's maximum of £3 and hopefully this will help keep this place for the future. Frustratingly the...More

Thank Chris M
GWT-Team, Manager at Crickley Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Happy to hear you enjoyed your visit. You are right that you can't see the view from the cafe; the cafe was located in a slightly sheltered spot which is a little less blustery when it's windy. However, in past couple of weeks we cut...More

Reviewed 15 June 2018

i've been walking my dog here for the last 4 years and i love it . except this year they have changed things . now red paw signs mean dogs on lead and green paw sign means dogs off lead . due to trying to...More

1  Thank dougiee_13
GWT-Team, Manager at Crickley Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

We are so pleased to hear you are a very happy dog walker - we like happy walkers and happy dogs! The law says dogs must be kept on short leads, 2 metres or less, on access land between 1st March and 31st July (Countryside...More

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Richard O
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Response from elainel330 | Reviewed this property |
Hiya.. . wouldn't have thought so as very tourist dependant
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veness184
29 August 2017|
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Response from Maria S | Reviewed this property |
Since we didn't have a car while we were near Crickley Hill (we walked from Birdlip) I'm afraid I can't answer your question.
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Maria S
1 July 2017|
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Response from Christine R | Reviewed this property |
Hi you can walk from Birdlip as long as you are careful as it's a busy road.
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