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Dovedale

Thorpe, Ashbourne DE6 2AY, England
+44 1335 350503
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Fantastic day out!

I love this place. It's lovely whatever time of year you go. There are some great pubs around as... read more

Reviewed yesterday
ArronScott
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Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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Wonderful place to visit

We spent a wonderful half day here. Only place to park is in the Dovedale car park(£3). Note - no... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Rod H
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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The National Trust is a registered charity. With your help, we protect some of the most important spaces and places in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. We take care of historic houses, gardens, mills, coastline, forests, woods, fens, beaches, farmland, moorland, islands, archaeological remains, nature reserves, villages and pubs - and then we open them up for ever, for everyone.
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“stepping stones” (479 reviews)
“thorpe cloud” (144 reviews)
“the river” (309 reviews)
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Thorpe, Ashbourne DE6 2AY, England
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+44 1335 350503
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I love this place. It's lovely whatever time of year you go. There are some great pubs around as well for a nice lunch and glass of champagne :) Definitely worth a visit!

Thank ArronScott
Reviewed yesterday

We spent a wonderful half day here. Only place to park is in the Dovedale car park(£3). Note - no free toilets here!!) If the National Trust hut is there and open - would recommend you purchase a "Rough Guide to Dovedale" (£1). This guide...More

Thank Rod H
Reviewed 2 days ago

Hadn't been here before but my other half had a long time ago and it was lovely. We went on a very hot day so it was very busy but still could get across the stepping stones quickly and went for quite a long walk!!...More

Thank LaurenV23
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Just love this place, beautiful with stunning views. A great day especially with the sunny weather. Great picnic spots as well.

Thank Kellie0209
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Pleasant afternoon spent walking along the banks of the river before crossing the stepping stones. Despite slight walking difficulties I found the going really easy and the scenery is spectacular. My only criticism is the very poor signage to the car park, which is actually...More

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 3 days ago

Lovely place to visit. Great walk to the stepping stones. Parking charges for the short time a bit overpriced but good if you're there for the day

Thank Adrian M
Reviewed 4 days ago

We went on this walk as the weather was set to be nice. We set off just before lunch and bought a map, which was quite useful in order to notice things on the walk. We took about 1h45 with breaks and photos taken. There...More

Thank Frédérique D
Reviewed 6 days ago

Comfortable walk, yes you can go up one or two hills to see some stunning views. My advice is get there early to really enjoy the peacefull surroundings

Thank Adrian K
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is the second time we have visited this area - Dovedale It has everything with hills valleys and meadows Gentle walking or more substantial walks with varying category climbs (or not !!)

Thank Peter Q
Reviewed 1 week ago

a beautiful area to walk along the river Dove unspoiled Derbyshire countryside at the foot of Thrpe Cloud

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valley2017
4 July 2017|
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Response from Fivestarsalltheway | Reviewed this property |
I'd google it. " Best way via train to Derbyshire ". It'll come up with a good answer.
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Julie1962Qatar
24 June 2017|
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Response from preic | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest heading for the stepping stones at Dovedale
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