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Let’s go fly a kite!

Took my now four year old here with the specific intention of flying a kite. We were not... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
London, United Kingdom
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Wonderful views

Great place to go for walks or just take in the views with a brew and piece of cake form the NT cafe

Reviewed 6 days ago
Dunstable, United Kingdom
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Soar above a breathtaking landscape, sculpted over time, decorated by nature and enjoyed by generations.Stand on top of Dunstable Downs for a view that will simply take your breath away. These Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) are...more
Dunstable Downs Golf Club Whipsnade Road | Whipsnade, Dunstable LU6 2NB, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Took my now four year old here with the specific intention of flying a kite. We were not disappointed and managed to launch the kite easily in the strong wind. We were the first of the day and soon joined by several others, but plenty...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ali0818
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great place to go for walks or just take in the views with a brew and piece of cake form the NT cafe

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank H5083VWjamesb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love going to dunstable downs. Lovely walks and views. you can watch the paragliding and gliders. Cafe to visit too.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank littlemo6
Reviewed December 12, 2018

Lots of walks on top of downs, or walk through woods and fields to the Whipsnade Tree Cathedral, or as far as Ivinhoe Beacon. Lots of hisory including the '5 Knolls' ancient burial ground.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jackie D
Reviewed December 9, 2018

The shop and cafe is lovely and the view from the top of a cliff near the car park is of course, gorgeous but the management seems to have failed to notice the several 'dens' going on near the Bison hill car park area which...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RobynBruce
Reviewed November 29, 2018 via mobile

Peaceful and quiet with stunning views. Day or night the ideal place just to go and catch your breath and get away from the hustle and bustle of like.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Matthew B
Reviewed November 13, 2018

A group of people attended this event, the whole experience was very exciting and very well organised throughout the whole event.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Caroline A
Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

A great place to walk the dog and meet other dogs. Inca and I visit 2 or 3 times a week and enjoy several different walks over and around the Downs. The area is well looked after and volunteers do a great job litter picking.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

I have not visited for about 20 years and was persuaded by my husband to go last Sunday. What a pleasant surprise! A new cafe with a NT gift shop and lots of parking, We stuck to the path and walked as far as we...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank E8195OLjanew
Reviewed November 3, 2018

We arrived at Dunstable Downs on an autumn morning. It was obvious from the many people wandering around with hats, scarves and gloves on that we would need to wrap up warm. Parking is £3 for the day (or free to NT members). Once parked...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Andrew081
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Response from simon w | Reviewed this property |
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Response from vegetarian1980 | Reviewed this property |
There is a hard path that runs from the new car park near the building accross the top of DDowns. You can take in the view which is stunning. The path is not flat however as it follows the natural formation. Other than this... More
Emily C
April 18, 2018|
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Don't know but ask at the centre.