Ladybower Reservoir, Bamford

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#1 of 14 in Nature in Peak District National Park
Must see · World heritage site · Water Body · Nature / Park
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Ladybower Reservoir is a large Y-shaped reservoir and one of the most popular tourist attractions in the area. It is also one of the largest bell-mouth spillways in the world. While the spillway offers a curious site, the surrounding scene is packed with natural beauty and serenity as well. This is a great place to spend your day walking, jogging, and biking around the trails. When you arrive, you can find more information at the Fairholmes visitors' center on the northern tip of Ladybower. Make Ladybower Reservoir part of your personalized Bamford itinerary using our Bamford trip planner.
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  • We visited the lost village of Derwent on two days. The parking at Fairholmes is to be commended with clean toilets, refreshments and information available. A leisurely walk and you are at to site of....  more
    We visited the lost village of Derwent on two days. The parking at Fairholmes is to be commended with clean toilets, refreshments and information available. A leisurely walk and you are at to site of....  more »
  • The reservoir was almost devoid of water. Replaced by mud, grass and sightseers. There is a good Visitor Centre and plenty of Parking. Now we are in Autumn sensible clothing is a must! Definitely... 
    The reservoir was almost devoid of water. Replaced by mud, grass and sightseers. There is a good Visitor Centre and plenty of Parking. Now we are in Autumn sensible clothing is a must! Definitely...  more »
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  • Lovely walk with fantastic views. Please note Snake road section of the lake is not suitable for push chairs as there is no proper path only a slight grass verge that's pitched with roots and brambles that makes walking along the path impossible.
  • A beautiful walk with beautiful views all round. The reservoir has some unique sites and lots places for stunning photos if you ever want a break from the world take in some peace and quiet in and around the reservoir.

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