Dovedale (Thorpe) Reviews
Description:The River Dove rises on the eastern side of Axe Edge and flows almost southwards to the boundary of the Peak, forming ... more
Newest Review: ... that follows the river bank. After passing a weir there is a bridge over the river where you can walk along the grass bank on the other side, or carry on along the footpath. After about half a mile you come to the Stepping Stones. Here you can cross the river (about 20m) using the Stepping Stones, although there is the chance that you may get your feet a bit wet. From the car park to the ... more
Customer Dovedale (Thorpe) Reviews (1)
by - written on 05/06/01, updated on 05/06/01 (Very useful, 353 readings)
If you enjoy the beauty of the Derbyshire Peak District then this is one particular place that you really must visit. Dovedale runs through quite a big area, but when most people talk of Dovedale they mean the area at Thorpe. From here there is a wonderful walk along the River Dove or a climb up the spectacular Thorpe Cloud. At 940 feet, Thorpe Cloud is not one of the highest peaks in the area, but the way this hill rises from the roadside makes it very popular. The hill can be climbed from every side so everyone can choose the amount of difficulty that want to attempt when climbing up here. On a sunny afternoon the hillside looks as if there are hordes ... Read the complete review
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