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Beautiful place for a walk.

Dovestone is a really lovely place for a quiet walk. Can get busy at weekends but there is plenty... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
AnneW4
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Dove stones

Brilliant for a nice walk around the resouvour and hills lovely family friendly love this place ....

Reviewed 1 week ago
Martin R
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Dovestone is a really lovely place for a quiet walk. Can get busy at weekends but there is plenty of room for everyone.

Thank AnneW4
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brilliant for a nice walk around the resouvour and hills lovely family friendly love this place ....

Thank Martin R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful place even though the weather wasn't brilliant. Had a good 2 1/2 hours here and could have spent longer if we were more prepared. We arrived quite early and parked easily, however, when we were leaving the car park was very busy with people...More

Thank Joanne H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just love walking around this place at any time of the year. Great place to take dogs to but please keep dogs that chase sheep on the leash. I have a very special loved one up there under a memory tree so this place is...More

Thank Sheila W
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Great place to walk dogs there is sheep up there so dogs on leads preferred, great views and good walk around the reservoir, parking available

1  Thank lee f
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Breathtaking views, you could be in another country. Great walks, changing skyline, mist and sunshine, the roar of water and hills galore. Natural beauty at its best on the doorstep to Manchester. Saddleworth and the Peak District offer landscape you can’t find in the flat...More

2  Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Took the grandkids and had a great time we found this was pushchair friendly as well as dog friendly as long as pets are kept on leads, we can't wait to visit again

Thank Carol H
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

I absolutely love dovestones! It’s so lovely to walk around and is even more amazing when it’s hot! You can enjoy the lovely views and wildlife.

Thank Paige T
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Scenic walk around the resiouvior. Good parking and good for walking dogs . Easy to get to and well signposted.

Thank go243
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

A quick visit and short walk down the gravel path along the side of the reservoir. Stayed in a lodge locally and will definitely be back for a longer walk to try and find better views.

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