Ladybower Reservoir, Bamford

4.8
#1 of 10 in Nature in Peak District National 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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  • Once off the busy main road it is a delightful places to walk. Flat as well as hilly terrain. The centre of Bamford is not far away and gas a tourist information centre  more »
  • A lovely place to walk around, including over the Dam, and offers lovely views. Glad we parked on the road, which was free, as the car park was quite dear and the beautifully modern and facilities wit...  more »
  • Lovely place, with stunning views. Very relaxing walks and so many beautiful views. Walking in many directions, so many lovely views.  more »
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  • Picturesque (and very popular) part of the peak district with many trails and accessible paths for all ages. Plenty of parking with 2 pubs near by.
  • Great place to visit. The Reservoirs look really great.
  • Lovely walk and scenery. Has a carpark which is reasonably priced and a little shop and toilets. Great for picture taking too and is also great for joggers!
  • Great place to fish but, wether you catch depends on the weather to quite an extent.
  • An absolutely beautiful space. Roadside parking was difficult but not impossible to find and we found a great place for a picnic by the side of the reservoir. Great place to spend a sunny day.

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