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Address: Dartmoor National Park, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park, England
Phone Number: +44 1647 277587

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The walk around the reservoir was very gentle, but saying that you will need some sensible footwear. It is well worth the short journey across the moors.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

The walk around the reservoir was very gentle, but saying that you will need some sensible footwear. It is well worth the short journey across the moors.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Enjoy the walk round this beautiful lake in Dartmoor National Park. Parking is easy if a trifle expensive.It is a great place for walking the dog. However this is only one small facet of what can be found in this area. I love the little town of Chagford which is everything a country town should be. Apart from the good... More 

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somerset, uk
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

My husband and I were on a 3 day weekend break to Hatherleigh, Devon and planned on exploring the areas around where we were staying. We opted to have a long walk in Dartmoor and on returning came upon this reservoir. As it was a bright but very cold Monday there was no other cards in the car park. Toilet... More 

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Falmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Car park machine broken so free parking was a bonus, but great dog walk, beautiful scenery as ever , always enjoy this walk, but do not try to get all the way around as it is quite difficult

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Poole
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

A lake in unspoilt moorland, loads of places to park in the vicinity, so why does the NT have to charge? You can walk around the lake but with all that moorland to explore why would you?

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Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania
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44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We stopped by Fernworthy Lake for a picnic after taking the long walk to Fernworthy and Grey Wethers stone circles. If we hadn't already had a good long walk we would have taken the walk at the reservoir. It is a lovely, tranquil spot for a quiet day out. Several picnic tables are nicely placed and the area is well... More 

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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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110 attraction reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Forest trail that led up to an ancient stone circle! Might be midges near water, so take care! For a proper hike round, good boots a must in wet weather.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We were on a drive and saw the sign as I'd never been we decided it was to become our destination. We saw lots of sheep & ponies on the drive too it. Car park good, toilets a necessity. For 2 hours we paid £2 for car park We walked around the reservoir. We didn't keep to the path following... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

A beautiful location with an excellent walking route around it. Refreshment locations not fixed and tend to pack up early so if you're looking for an evening walk, bring your own refreshments.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Loved this lake, quiet with stunning scenery. Perfect 3 and a hlf mile walk. Bit of a drive along country lanes to get to, but worth it.

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