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Linacre Reservoirs

Type:Reservoir

Woodnook Lane
Cutthorpe
Chesterfield
Derbyshire
S42 7AU
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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 303 reviews303 reviews
Linacre Dam

Guide Prices

Admission free, car parking charges apply

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets

Catering

  • Picnic site

Children

  • Children welcome

Parking

  • Parking with charge - £1.50 for up to 2 hours or £3 for the whole day

Property Facilities

  • Dogs Accepted
  • Public toilets

Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)
Monday - SundayOpen
Bank HolidayOpen

* Open all day every day

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Travelers Choice 2020
  • Excellent
    180
  • Very Good
    104
  • Average
    11
  • Poor
    5
  • Terrible
    3

Recent Reviews:

  • kkayd2016
    Derby, United Kingdom
    Scenic views and walks at Linacre
    4 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 30th August 2020
    My family went for relaxing walks around Linacre reservoir in Derbyshire, we had wonderful weather and the views from the middle reservoir up and down the valley were beautiful. Parking was available... Read full review
  • Cheryl97a
    Clitheroe, United Kingdom
    The most gorgeous woods....
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 10th September 2020
    We were lucky enough o visit on a beautiful, mid - week, September day. No problems parking at all....and we had the most lovely few hours. The woods are wonderfully managed and maintained - and... Read full review
  • Dembot
    Cambridge, United Kingdom
    A peaceful walk...
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 10th October 2020
    A lovely walk around the Linacre Reservoir, a fairly long walk so make sure you wear good footwear. Very peaceful place and would recommend to friends and family. Car parking is near and is fairly... Read full review

Map & Directions

Road Directions

From North/South
Leave M1 at junction 29 and follow A617 to Chesterfield (approx 4 miles). At roundabout (traffic light controlled) select middle lane and take 3rd exit. At next roundabout select right lane and take 2nd exit. Keep in right hand lane and go straight on through traffic lights and round 'Crooked Spire' Church. Select right hand lane. At traffic lights go straight on. Keep to right hand lane as approach large roundabout with car park in middle. Follow signs to Sheffield round roundabout and, at mini roundabout, take 1st exit (B6051, Newbold Road). Go straight on at all mini roundabouts. At traffic lights select right hand lane and go straight on. Follow road for approx 1 mile to Four Lanes End and take left turn signposted Cutthorpe (B6050). Follow road through village, passing Three Merry Lads pub and the Peacock pub. Take next left after passing Cutthorpe School on right and follow road to car park.

From East
Take A617 to M1 motorway roundabout and take 3rd exit (A617), then follow route from North/South.

From West
Take A619 to Chesterfield. Pass Brookfield Community School on left and, at traffic lights, turn left onto Storrs Road. Follow road to end and, at mini roundabout, take 1st exit. Take next right (Slack Lane). At next roundabout take 2nd exit (B6150). At roundabout take 2nd exit (B6150). At traffic lights select left lane and turn left. Follow road for approx 1 mile to Four Lanes End, then follow route from North/South.

Accessible by Public Transport: Chesterield station is 4 miles away.

Public Transport Directions

Chesterfield train station 4 miles

Bus number 16/16A (7 per day, 2 per day on Sundays)

The bus only goes to the entrance to Linacre Reservoirs and it is a walk of over ½ mile down to the reseroirs.

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