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Piece of history, worth finding it if you're walking in the area. Would recommend wearing walking... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Évi Szipi K
interesting area

We walked up from Rowsley so no parking problems....but must admit not easy to find when entering... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
Chris D
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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Piece of history, worth finding it if you're walking in the area. Would recommend wearing walking shoes or even boots.

Thank Évi Szipi K
Reviewed 4 September 2018

We walked up from Rowsley so no parking problems....but must admit not easy to find when entering the wood but worth the visit

2  Thank Chris D
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Took the wife for an evening stroll to explore the Nini Ladies Stone Circle to the West of Matlck. Long climb up from the car park (on the east side) past the abandoned quarries, but worth the efforts and time taken to find it -...More

Thank 923Dan
Reviewed 14 August 2018

It took some looking to find this circle as there is very little in the way of signage and the parking is minimal bar a smudge off tot he side of a road. The track to it takes you through farmland, through some woods where...More

Thank katduza
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We always walk up to Stanton Moor when we camp at nearby Birchover. It's a gorgeous spot and the Stone Circle is a bonus. A bit smaller than Stonehenge (!) but worth a visit for the lovely surroundings.

Thank Maria O
Reviewed 4 August 2018

This place is still special. But it is heavily visited & it shows. I do wish people would treat places with respect & leave no foot print...fire pits, drinks cans or offerings. The large quarry is a contrast of mans destruction of the natural environment...More

1  Thank hungryveganfamily
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Hard to find start on Lees road but the straightforward once on trail. About 1.5 miles there and back from road layby managed it easily with 3yo and 6yo. 4 stars if it's your thing.

1  Thank clartkc
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

What was once a celebration twice a year, has been turned into a week long rave, with people turning up with no interest in the stones, just getting stoned and leaving all their rubbish behind human waste and used toilet paper, it's illegal to light...More

1  Thank ohnoitsliz
Reviewed 11 June 2018

nice back to nature walk around the stones. Just watch the sheep and cow droppings. You can do this in about 1/2 hour.

Thank bradziker1
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

It’s a lovely walk to the nine stone ladies. Quite hard to find as not well sign posted but as it is a beautiful area we didn’t mind trying to navigate across the moor to find it. The area with the stones is quiet and...More

1  Thank Nicola C
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Kate Louise S
27 May 2017|
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Response from tripleplay97 | Reviewed this property |
The closest you can get is 10-15 minutes walk on uneven ground.
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cassiemet
8 April 2017|
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Response from Norman E | Reviewed this property |
No. It's fenced around. I can't recall any animals at all.
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