Lovers' Walk

Lovers' Walk, Matlock Bath: Address, Lovers' Walk Reviews: 4/5

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Stephen F
Leicester, UK65 contributions
May 2022
Great for views along the river. Peaceful, quiet walks along clearly laid out paths. Our dog enjoyed it, too! We were there mid week. I suspect it will be much busier at weekends and during school holidays.
Written 16 May 2022
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Tim J
Banbury, UK214 contributions
Mar 2022
Whilst not being too long, this route is ideally situated next to the picturesque river and allows you to quickly get away from the hustle and bustle of the shopfronts.
Written 5 April 2022
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Pug Lover
Cumnock, UK3 contributions
Mar 2022 • Couples
Me and my lover (Kenneth) embarked upon a leisurely stroll across lovers walk.

Things haven’t been so flavoursome in the bedroom as of late so I found this gesture both romantic and wholesome as we look to find that spark to set our romance alight once more.

Things were going great until Kenneth stepped in a pile of dog muck, PLEASE CLEAN UP AFTER YOUR DOGS.

Overall, a lovely walk tainted by muck gate.

4/5
Written 1 March 2022
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Karen
Staffordshire, UK22 contributions
Nov 2021 • Couples
Been a few years since I visited Matlock bath last time was a gorgeous busy place this time was a disappointment, lovers walk was fine just the gardens and the main street it was a very dirty forgotten place looks like covid has really let this place down needs an uplift. All I could see were chips shops lost count of how many there were alot of them shut down, surely one street doesn't need that many chippys . We were looking for a bakery for food to take out like crusty bread, cakes ,sandwiches extra there was nothing just chips & burgers. So sad to see such a once thriving place like that .
Written 11 November 2021
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Hilary G
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom6 contributions
Sep 2021
There is a choice of terrain with this walk. Either take a level walk along the river or climb up the steep incline and walk along the ridge and back own at the other end. With either, one can then walk back along the river or cross the road and walk back along the pavement (and maybe grab a coffee in one of the cafes).

Sadly two things ruined our walk. Firstly the amount of litter was appalling - it's a long time since I've seen any public place so filthy with discarded plastic bottles, take away cartons, plastic cutlery, etc

Secondly, the climb is very steep and the path is not well maintained. Despite disclaimer notices from the council it's not unreasonable to expect a better level of maintenance that this walk appears to receive. Unless you are sure-footed you might not want to attempt the climb.
Written 3 October 2021
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mgzr2014
Dewsbury55 contributions
Aug 2021
Lovelly walk
Spoilt by overflowing litter bins
Spoke to one of the locals who informed me that the council do not empty the bins on a weekend
GET YOU ACT TOGETHERNNE
Written 15 August 2021
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britishgolfer
Ipswich, UK8 contributions
Jul 2021
Good walks with benches and facilities for the children. No toilets anywhere, however and the far side is only accessible from one of the two bridges..
Written 23 July 2021
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EPHtravels
Aylesbury, UK909 contributions
Jul 2021
A lovely area to walk along the river into Matlock Bath. Lovely bridges to walk over/look at too. Very peaceful.
Written 20 July 2021
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chrisworthington48
Mansfield Woodhouse, UK608 contributions
Jul 2021
Visited here yesterday for the first time in over a year and must say compared to our last visit the gardens looked unkept and in places overgrown.
Thought with Covid-19 the park’s department would have had loads of time to keep the place ship shape.
Written 17 July 2021
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DavidAScreen
Chesterfield, UK8 contributions
Jun 2021
Extremely difficult to isolate any one favourite bit as the whole experience is just simply one great big adventure. This is one of those places that has to be seen to be believed. Derwent Gardens for the picnic. The river for a boat trip. Lovers Walk beside the river, extremely romantic. Lovers Walk up the hillside thru the woods, gently does it... it will literally take your breath away. Lovers Walk along the escarpment edge, electrifying, stunning views, sweet tasting clean air, on top of the world... literally. Kids... if you have them, keep your eye on them... SERIOUSLY.
Written 11 July 2021
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