Derwent Dam, Peak District National Park

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  • We managed to find a parking space just in time before it filled up as it’s not huge. Paid for all day parking by card in the shop and started our walk. Really hadn’t planned to walk around the whole....  more »
  • The dam is spectacular! It's a definite must-see but make sure you get there as early as possible because the parking is limited and it fills up very quickly.  more »
  • Amazing views and history! .. 100% recomend going to see this, we had a buggy with us and still managed to get to every area (slightly longer routes - but still possible!) While we were there a...  more »
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  • A beautiful location for a walk amongst some spectacular scenery. The lower reservoir has a wonderful woodland walk and if you go further, the main dam is a sight to behold with its overspill - the water flows down a huge steep spillway. The views from the walkway on top of the dam make the trip worthwhile. A brilliant place to walk the dogs
  • there was blue sky and sunshine and to see Derwent Reservoir for our fist time cannot really be put into words we had seen things about this beautiful place before But to see it in person on such a lovely day . I do hope it's not long till the next visit
  • The Dam Busters history makes this a fascinating place to visit. It is set in glorious countryside and when the dam spills over it is spectacular. Lots of walks in this area and in summer a minibus helps get people hereFamous for the "Dambusters" practice. Ģood information boards. Lovely views. Parking places available.
  • Nice place for a ride out and sit and chill watching the water spill over the dam wall and listening to the birds. Plenty of paid parking, small snack bar and toilets. Also cycle hire is available. If the water is low enough you may even get to see the remains of the sunken villages
  • Easy walk for any age group.

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