Ladybower Reservoir, Bamford

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#2 of 10 in Nature in Peak District National 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. Use our Bamford itinerary maker to add Ladybower Reservoir and other attractions to your Bamford vacation plans.
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  • You know how sometimes you get that water that looks horrible? I don't like that water, but I like this water, so very clear and just looking at it is chillaxing, maxing, relaxing all cool, shooting s...  more »
  • Managed to get parked on the side roads for free.. It's a lovely place for a walk..A must also for taking some nice pictures with your camera...A nice day out and will want to visit again to explore f...  more »
  • Pay and display car park just £2.50 all day. Short walk to the reservoir and dam. Marvel at the feat of engineering completed about 100 years ago to provide drinking water to the East Midlands. Next t...  more »

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