Just a short walk from Bamford station you can discover the reservoir made famous by the Dambusters. The Derwent Valley is famed for its connection with the legendary Dambusters raid during World War Two, which featured specially adapted bouncing bombs tested on the Ladybower and Derwent reservoirs. There are a number of lovely waterside walks around Ladybower Reservoir for every ability; it is surrounded by stunning countryside with magnificent views of water, woodland and moorland. The area is a magnet for outdoor-lovers and there many circular walking and cycling routes nearby, plus stunning viewpoints such as Bamford Edge. After all that fresh air why not dine at one of the charming local traditional pubs such as the Yorkshire Bridge Inn.