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Longshaw Estate

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Padley Gorge

What a brilliant find. We lived in Grindleford nearly 20 years ago and only after we had moved away... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2018
Donald J
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Padley Gorge is stunning

we loved discovering Padley Gorge with it's ancient woodland and delicate stream surrounded by... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2018
Walsoken, Wisbech, United Kingdom
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Longshaw is a beautiful part of the Peak District looked after by the National Trust. From a family day out to a base for serious walkers and cyclists, Longshaw has trails for all abilities and interests. Look out for spectacular wildlife and...more
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Near Fox House, Grindleford | S11 7TZ, Peak District National Park S11 7TZ, England
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All reviews padley gorge national trust fox house scones car park grindleford station peak district guided walk grouse inn great cafe surprise view walking routes blue route visitor centre and cafe on the rocks wonderful area great place for a walk
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Reviewed 22 July 2018

Pretty much the same as everyone else says...nice walks for different levels and different grades but NOT the place to exercise your dogs off the leads as there are hundreds of sheep roaming freely...

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Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

What a brilliant find. We lived in Grindleford nearly 20 years ago and only after we had moved away did we find out what a lovely place Padley gorge is for a relaxing afternoon. Each time we return to the area it is a must...More

Thank Donald J
Reviewed 19 July 2018

we loved discovering Padley Gorge with it's ancient woodland and delicate stream surrounded by large rock boulders and the hidden millstone graveyard. went twice in a week whilst on holiday in the area. would avoid it on a weekend or during school holidays. but mid...More

Thank Jaimie62
Reviewed 18 July 2018

My first visit Loved it here ... the estate is beautifully kept and in an amazing part of Peak District Loved the brook ...

Thank Lorna K
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

We visited today and it's a nice place for a few short walks through the woods and farmland. Lots of animals about and all look very happy. Cafe has a strong menu for those wanting something more substantial an plenty of picnic tables and seating...More

Thank Mitchtrix
Reviewed 16 July 2018

There are several routes for walks for all abilities. We took some good photos of 3 stags in a field close by. It seems to be a good place for bird spotters.

Thank Ulla H
Reviewed 16 July 2018

First time my wife and I have visited the Longshaw estate and we were not disappointed. As National Trust Members we got car parking for free of charge. We then visited the tea room/shop. Well stocked for gifts and the tea was lovely and reasonably...More

1  Thank Snelling983
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

What a lovely place. Very relaxed. Animals openly grazing. Small cafe. Car parking reasonable, free if have a NT card. Kids loved the open space.

1  Thank ough07
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

My teenage kids, husband and i had a great day out at Padley Gorge. Walked though the woods near the moors first which is beautiful and prehistoric looking( a dinosaur wouldn't be out of place) then on to the moors where we ate our picnic...More

1  Thank hoodoo38
Reviewed 11 June 2018

Been to Longshaw many times and it's a wonderful place to visit and enjoy. I will continue to go but doubt I'll eat at the cafe. I took a friend yesterday and it was very poor. Tea was warm and tasted of dishwasher salt. The...More

3  Thank CalC1
Jenny G, Visitor Experience Officer at Longshaw Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2018

Hello, Thank you for your review of your recent visit to Longshaw. I have passed your comments to our catering manager who will respond in due course, but in the meantime I would like to let you know that we are looking into your complaint....More

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7 March 2018|
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Response from MeganC3326 | Property representative |
Hello there, the tea room and visitor centre is open to all. The benefits of National Trust membership include free parking and the chance to give back to the estate, but all are more than welcome to use the facilities.
17 February 2017|
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Response from JakeS2498 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, No entrance fee at all. All free. Thanks