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All reviews bird watching lovely walk brass rubbings bird life home made cakes water birds homity pie lovely place car park wildlife trust large lake nice cafe information centre varying lengths bike ride lovely food
Me and my partner walk around idle valley quite often , it’s a lovely walk, and although we don’t have dogs we see a lot there and they seem to love it also. Highly recommend. We also visit the cafe, reasonable prices.
Went with family including toddler. A very good walk around the lake spotting loads of flora and fauna, with a very excited 22 month old in tow. Paths well sign posted and informative. Stopped to picnic outside the visitors centre, the staff were very helpful...More
My husband is the wheelchair user. We go regularly and find the Reserve accessible in the majority of areas. The Reserve is free to visit, if you want to make donation for parking you may do so. The visitor centre and cafe is ideal for...More
Went here this week for the first time with the grandkids. We all loved it. Went into the main reception area first, looking through the binoculars and various bits and pieces
Got a map from a lovely lady manning the desk. Really friendly staff
we went to the reserve for the first time the walks were quite flat there was several walks to choose from our grandchildren and their Mum and Dad went a lot further than us but we all enjoyed it, seeing lots of bird life and...More
Enjoyed the scenery and walk but was spoilt by the visit to the cafe as the prices are wayyyyy too expensive. My hot chocolate was £2.50 and as you can see by the picture once you delve past the froth you are lucky if you...More
Having recently had a minor operation on my knee I can't walk too far and need flatish ground but the sun was shining so we went to the reserve and we're able to get close to a good number of vantage points with the car...More
Response from Yummyfoodfood | Reviewed this property |
There is no charge to enter and parking is free, beware the gates get closed at night but there is also parking before the gates if you like a sunset walk. There is, of course, a charge for the cafe and certain special... More
There is no charge to enter and parking is free, beware the gates get closed at night but there is also parking before the gates if you like a sunset walk. There is, of course, a charge for the cafe and certain special events.