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Winnat's Pass

Peak District National Park, England
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Stunning Location

Drive Up it, Cycle down it, Walk around it, Cave underneath it, Photograph from the hill... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lathkill
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
Oh la la !

Drove down to the Winnats pass , fantastic views , superb location and beautiful scenery both... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2018
pirajeeth
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London, United Kingdom
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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“mam tor” (14 reviews)
“peak district” (12 reviews)
“steep road” (3 reviews)
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Peak District National Park, England
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"speedwell cavern"
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"both sides"
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"fantastic views"
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"great drive"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Drive Up it, Cycle down it, Walk around it, Cave underneath it, Photograph from the hill sides, Paraglide above it. Winnats Pass is versatile and stunningly beautiful See the attached photos, then visit

Thank Lathkill
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Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Drove down to the Winnats pass , fantastic views , superb location and beautiful scenery both sides. Small and modern roads , not recommended for big vehicles or towing. Better to park the caravan somewhere down and hike ( there is a paid parking area...More

Thank pirajeeth
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Reviewed 1 June 2018

What a sight when up on the ridge. The views over Edale from the path to Chinley & Chapel en le Frith are simply breathtaking. You need to have good mobility & we had a warm but hazy day to take photographs & admire the...More

Thank Alan A
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Reviewed 23 May 2018

The really spectacular scenery in the Peak district. Lovely but smells sheep will always be there. A little bit too steep to climb the hills, need to avoid touching stinging nettles which are everywhere.

Thank jbkuranus
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Reviewed 18 May 2018

For anyone travelling in the Hope Valley in Derbyshire’s High Peak region, Winnats Pass is a must see. Situated between the tiny village of Sparrowpit and the much larger town of Castleton (famed for it's 'Blue John'), Winnats Pass acts as a link between the...More

1  Thank Christopher D
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Reviewed 28 April 2018

Driving east out of Castleton, the 'modern' road is cut through Winnat's pass. Built after the old Mam Tor road slipped down the hill side for the last time. I'd driven down through the pass approx. 10 years ago, but this was the first time...More

Thank 923Dan
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Reviewed 26 April 2018

This famous pass is hauntingly beautiful in its isolation and stupendous size. I found it just as awesome at night, too. One can hike around it, and there are also caves to explore. There will be admission charges for the caves, though While we were...More

Thank Kai-HT
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Reviewed 26 January 2018

Winnat's Pass is so cool! What a beautiful landscape - would definitely recommend driving it (up or down) and parking and walking around it. It is such a marvel of nature - the whole area is really.

1  Thank Angelina M
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

We pass here by luck and just have no idea why in such small vilage such a big Traffic. When we start moving and see many sheeps on The road and behind then such an amazing view. You will feeling like in giants land, view...More

1  Thank Kristina K
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Reviewed 18 December 2017

There are not many places in England that are like this. Just the drive through the gorge is brilliant. There is a car park at the bottom opposite the Speedwell Cavern. The toilets in the car park where could have done with a little maintenance...More

Thank Stuart W
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