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River Wye

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Address: Monsal Head, Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1NL, England

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Monsal trail attraction

Accessed from the Monsal Trail the area offers stunning views in al direction. There is also a bus service that stops at Monsal Head that can be accessed from Buxton or Bakewell.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 January 2017
susandC4240FZ
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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Accessed from the Monsal Trail the area offers stunning views in al direction. There is also a bus service that stops at Monsal Head that can be accessed from Buxton or Bakewell.

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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346 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Such a lovely river,even in winter it is a nice walk with lots of swans ducks coots and other birds. The love bridge is interesting with hundreds of locks of every description.A lovely place to have a walk.

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Bury, United Kingdom
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155 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

A lovely spot to visit; you can't fail to be impressed by the graceful bend of the river and the old railway viaduct towering above. Definitely worth the walk!

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Orlando
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Bakewell lovely town with river flowing through - lots of walks to do from Bakewell to enjoy the river

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Northeast Kingdom, Vermont
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We had lunch in the town ,to walk it off ,we found our way to the river ,there are some of the biggestTrout you have ever seen ,they come right up close to the bank . What a great ending to the day

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London, United Kingdom
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51 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful day out and a good walk along the river. Stop for lunch there as the shops are nearby. Enjoyed watching birds and ducks along the river. Car park wasn't too far. There you will also find the love bridge full with love locks.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Monsal head is one of the side routes off the main Monsal Trail and is well worth a detour if you have the time. Stunning views are what await you.

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Altrincham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Most of Bakewell’s carparking is across the river Wye and the town has to be accessed across a footbridge. The Wye is surprisingly broad and absolutely stuffed full of the largest rainbow trout I have ever seen in such a central location. It takes one a while to work out what they are all doing there but there they are... More 

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Bakewell, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

To fish for native wild rainbow trout this river is amazing don't miss out if you get the opportunity to fish this river you will not be disappointed .

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Belper, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

River Wye is a lovely tranquil river with crystal clear water so you can admire the trout within. Vole abound on the river banks and if you're lucky you might spot a kingfisher. Enjoy!

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