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Heart of the Peak

Great agent and decent of 'Thorpe Cloud' into the valley of the river Dove. A few meandering... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Watford, United Kingdom

A WONDERFUL place to walk and enjoy the whole scenery. We had someone who used a walking stick and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
shaz H
North West England, United Kingdom
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“ilam park”(7 reviews)
“stepping stones”(31 reviews)
“the river”(17 reviews)
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Thorpe, Ashbourne DE6 2AX, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great agent and decent of 'Thorpe Cloud' into the valley of the river Dove. A few meandering tourists but generally quiet an a simple beautiful route along the river. Very clean and countryfied. great little car park and information spot, only downside is payment to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A WONDERFUL place to walk and enjoy the whole scenery. We had someone who used a walking stick and we could stick to the level area quote comfortabley. Great place for dogs and the family even little ones. There is parking and an ice cream...More

Thank shaz H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good level path in some lovely scenery along a quite lovely river. After the stepping stones follow the path for an hour upto the caves, again really lovely. This next section is not so level and there is a couple uphill sections, but well worth...More

Thank Mike_MJS
Reviewed 1 week ago

this is a must see if in the area,highly recommended guys and if you get a sunny day like we did its heaven

Thank Dawn S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Dovedale Stepping Stones are a stunning man-made bridge in a stunning natural valley, in the South of the Peak District. Highly recommend going during the week out of season!

Thank 923Dan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Dovedale Stepping Stones is one the most famous sights in Derbyshire, often photographed with Thorpe Cloud limestone hill in the background. The carpark (£3) is only a short walk away from the stones and Dovedale. The carpark also contains toilets and a refreshment hut....More

Thank Andrew081
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Worth a visit. Parking was only £3 and plenty. Views stunning and areas for picnics. Lovely walk. 20 mins approx to the stones and a further 45mins to caves etc. We had a pushchair which was fairly easy to navigate around.

Thank pops123456
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely spot for an easy walk. Parking & toilets are charged, but reasonably. A great spot to walk the dogs or explore with the kids. The river is pretty much shallow enough to paddle all the way along so remember those wellies! The dog...More

Thank Piper_thecockapoo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Only way across so no pushchair but perfect for us as 8nyr old son Sander Armstrong and dog. Had great fun crossing.

Thank Eve P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stones, for stepping on... My advice is go off season when the weather isn't super hot, or go earlier/later in the day, as we came through on a longer hike in our way to Tissington, and queued for 20 mins to get across the river...More

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Charles B
13 March 2018|
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Response from stephen a | Reviewed this property |
Like the previous answers the left hand side is hard path. But even in October after a little rain the path was flooded so I would expect at the moment it would be too. Pack your wellies?