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Longshaw Estate

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Address: Near Foxhouse, Grindleford | S11 7TZ, Peak District National Park, England
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09:00 - 17:30
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Looked after by the National Trust, Longshaw is a wonderful place to...

Looked after by the National Trust, Longshaw is a wonderful place to discover spectacular views of the Peak District, ancient woods, parkland and heather moorland. Visit the tea room and shop for a cream tea or hearty meal (open 363 days/year), explore the estate's waymarked trails and natural play places, or join in a free guided walk or a National Trust event.

The spectacular White Edge Moor overlooks the Derwent Valley and forms part of the long gritstone edge stretching from Stanage towards Birchens Edge south of Chatsworth House. If you have time, discover the old quarry workings at Bole Hill.

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Park conveniently for breathtaking walks around Burbage Edge - but keep dogs on leads!

We visited over an Easter weekend and parked in the Longshaw car park for convenience in order to go out walking for the day around Burbage Edge. The National Trust car park... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
roybennett
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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom

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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We visited over an Easter weekend and parked in the Longshaw car park for convenience in order to go out walking for the day around Burbage Edge. The National Trust car park costs £4 to non-member visitors and the card reader seems to break down (sod's law) during busy holiday periods/weekends so make sure you have lots of change! The... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Decent cafe, very helpful staff willing to sort out interpretation of their map against my OS map. Enjoyed a leisurely walk with the family.

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I try to understand the reasons for poor reviews. Comments about the café and facilities are out of place for the building is what it is and the have made the best of what they have. The new car park and parking scheme(live this month) is first class. NT members can use their membership cards to park all day for... More 

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Thank Outofthelaw
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice walks of different grades across different types of terrain plus clean air and decent cup of tea at the cafe. National Trust members get free parking.

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San Mateo, California
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely gorgeous views and beautiful surroundings. Ideal place for a family walk. Good paths and not too hilly, gentle slopes so great for many ages. Our youngest was 5 and the oldest walker was 79! Nice tea room. Friendly staff. Highly recommend for a great accessible walk of 1-2 miles around Padley Gorge.

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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went with a friend from the National Trust Longshaw Estate to Grindleford Station Cafe and back. It was a beautiful day. We walked on the path alongside the Brook which meant watching out for tree roots and boulders, but the views were stunning. There was a really well patronised Ice Cream van at the top of the Brook. The... More 

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Thank Rechinout
Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed a sunny afternoon following two of the signposted walking tails round this former shooting estate. Most intriguing for me was walking on the ancient paved tracks formerly used by pack horses.

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Thank Susanne B
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Longshaw estate is such a beautiful place to walk hike or just Stoll around the paths are accessible and well made the national trust spends do much time on the upkeep it is a pleasure to go there and so near one of Great Britains largest cities

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Thank richJay
Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Right in the heart of the peak district this is simply a beautiful place for all the family to walk and enjoy the fabulous scenery. Good paths and extremely well kept there is no need to get lost or muddy! There is a large cafe with lots of outdoor seating at the visitors centre if you get hungry..

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have visited the peaks a few times now and Longshaw is always a firm favourite. Sometimes I come with family and do a steady walk, stopping for coffee on route. When I want a more challenging route I head over from Burbage Valley or park up at Grindleford Station and head along Padley Gorge. Fantastic scenery whichever route and... More 

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