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This walk was very beautiful. We went anti-clockwise.

However, we went on a scorching bank holiday Monday and the place was PACKED. Also, be aware that the route shown on this app requires a walk across stepping stones through a shallow river. I can't imagine the stones being a challenge for anyone out walking, but today, because of the queue, it took about 20 min to cross. we ended up walking 5 min back down the trail across a bridge and back up on the far bank. The people in front of us in the queue had still not crossed!

All this to say, it's a stunning walk, with a variety of scenery, a river, woods, open fields and small but challenging changes in elevation. I can only imaging how nice it would be on a crisp winter morning (not the hottest bank holiday Monday since records began!!)

it a good thing to have

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1 month ago

Had a great walk with the kids
Went only by the river though

on Dovedale NNR Loop

2 months ago

Easy light walk with good views along the river.

Very nice, easy walk. Part along the river is very "soothing".

Sunday, January 08, 2017

It was a beautiful and easy walking, with the sound of the river always making company. Highly recommended!

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Tuesday, July 25, 2017