Ladybower Reservoir, Bamford

(4.6/5 based on 460+ reviews on the web)
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. Use our Bamford itinerary maker to add Ladybower Reservoir and other attractions to your Bamford vacation plans.
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  • Half day bank fishing bagged a couple of nice rainbow back again in March 2017 for more fishing it's very accessible for a novice like me, friendly and helpful advice from fishery and just a good valu...  more »
  • This is an amazing place, weather your looking for an easy walk/ cycle or an epic stomp. There are lots off free parking sites along side the reservoir or near the bridge, or you can pay and display a...  more »
  • The car park here is £2 for 2 hours or under or £4.70 for all day. There were very few spaces even at 11am on a January Sunday - perhaps if more time options were available it would relieve the pressu...  more »
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  • Nice place to cycle around the reservoirs with a choice of routes to suit most levels of cyclist. Excellent place to get away from ring tones and message bleeps with no mobile coverage from any network around most of route. Free parking is available if you park a little further out from fair holmes car park. Good tuck shop, bike wash, and visitor shop etc .
  • Nice peaceful English countryside. Great for cycling and hiking. The views are amazing.
  • Great day out, with great views
  • A wonderfull pleasent and quite place to observe nature closely. Had a wonderfull time there. Most suitable place for camping. You can park your car in a safe place as well.
  • Beautiful place to hang out, for a day out,or just for a short walk around