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Linacre Reservoirs

Type:Reservoir

Woodnook Lane
Cutthorpe
Chesterfield
Derbyshire
S42 7AU
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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 298 reviews298 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
  • Certificate of Excellence 2020
  • Excellent
    176
  • Very Good
    103
  • Average
    11
  • Poor
    5
  • Terrible
    3

Recent Reviews:

  • Stephen M
    Kingsbury Episcopi, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Car park fees - cash only
    4 of 5 stars
    Monday, 30th December 2019
    Loads of walks through woods on good paths around the reservoirs. Need boots in winter & when wet. Good for dogs, bring poop bags . Some places might even be wheelchair accessible Read full review
  • Rick W
    Chesterfield, United Kingdom
    Good for Families
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 11th February 2020
    Great place to visit for families and their canine pets . Not ideal for wheel chairs as the paths can be steep and very uneven . Great wild life in a traffic free enviroment Read full review
  • sportymeDerbyshire
    derbyshire
    lovely walks
    4 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 19th February 2020
    a whole range of walks depending on how far you want to go, lovely views. Car parking available, Also suitable for cycling 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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