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“Its okay”

The Chiltern Gateway Centre
Reviewed 12 May 2014

I used to use that little hut on the downs, it seemed to be open most of the time, I would sit on the hill with an ice cream and enjoy the view and watch the gliders for hours. Then they opened the Gate way Centre, they do not open very late, You have to pay to park and you cannot really see anything of the view from the parking area . Seems its all a money making scheme but without the benefits, bring back the little hut I really miss it.

1  Thank Kay R
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Reviewed 11 May 2014

It has stunning views out across Bedfordshire and Bucks. Food is OK but bit limited and pricey.
But not sure if I would prefer the skyline with no building on it no mater how good it is or isn't?

Thank buskerboy
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Reviewed 16 April 2014 via mobile

Lucky to have this beauty spot near us 10 minute drive from our home. Beautiful views of the Dunstable Downs. Watch the gliders and paragliders floating across the sky. A great place to escape the hustle and bustle. Ideal place for a picnic, families including your dog. Loads of activities. Kite fest every July.

Thank SutcliffeAVS
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Reviewed 7 October 2013

We popped into the centre prior to a walk along the downs.The locally produced and sourced food was very good.The prices were reasonable and terrific views from cafe over downs.Is a great place to go on a nice sunny day.

Thank Don D
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Reviewed 2 September 2013

Popped up here as we were staying with parents / grand parents for the weekend and the weather was good. I only remembered seeing The Downs as a car-park on a hill to watch the occasional gliders... What a difference!! This Gateway Centre is a brilliant idea and gives The Downs a new focus helping families to educate children on the surroundings that we wouldn't normally see. After doing a bit of a nature walk we returned to have a great coffee and cake. Lots of gliders, paragliders and LOADS of kites which is just great to see so many people using The Downs.

Thank Robert G
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