Ladybower Reservoir, Bamford

Must see · World heritage site · Water Body · Nature / Park
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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  • This road marks the end of the famous Snake Pass driving route through the Peak District. It also offers stunning views of the reservoir and the peaks. There is space for cars to park and for people.....  more »
  • Visited for the first time having wanted to visit for a number of years. We arrived just after 1030 on a Saturday morning and just managed to get a parking space at the visitor centre as we needed...  more »
  • Great place for walking. Many different routes of different lengths to choose from. Go early to get a car parking space.  more »
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  • Beautiful and lovely views, great for long walks and runs. Parking is free by the side of the road I'd you can find any, else you can use Severn Trent car park which costs £3.00 for the whole day. If you plan to walk around the whole reservoir then plan at least 3 to 4 hours for this.
  • Very serene and pretty place. We went visited during long weekend and parking was difficult to find. One of the top places in peak district.
  • such lovely views you get in this part of the country And on the day we visited here the sky was so blue and there was warm sunshine there is one thing you really need with you when you pay a visit here is your camera I really hope it's not long till I return here
  • Been out here this afternoon and it was absolutely beautiful. So lucky to have this on the doorstep.
  • One of the iconic places of the peak district national park. A must seen and has this James bond like thing to carry the water

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