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Address: Dartmoor National Park, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park, England
Phone Number: +44 1647 277587
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Worth the effort waiting for the cows to move !!

it does take a while to actually drive to the reservoir through narrow lanes and waiting for the cows to move out of the way but well worth the effort. A beautiful lake and a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

A joy, if hard to navigate at times. Totally worth the visit. Delightful and very educational at the dam.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Lovely and quiet even on a warmish Sunday in August. Be prepared for the narrow road up from Chagford. Pay & Display car park so take change. Toilets. We walked ant clockwise around the reservoir which was hard to follow at the end - might be more obvious the other way. Beautiful, peaceful setting.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We visited this lovely reservoir with our 2 dogs in early July. The views are stunning, the whole area is very peaceful. On the day we visited, the car park machine was not working, there was a few of us trying to pay - so ended up putting notes on our windscreens! A couple were frying bacon at the side... More 

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

it does take a while to actually drive to the reservoir through narrow lanes and waiting for the cows to move out of the way but well worth the effort. A beautiful lake and a great walk available should you want to do more than sit and absorb the view. Don't forget to take some change with you because the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

First visit to this reservoir and loved it. Very beautiful and peaceful place to chill out. Did find it difficult to find but once there it was worth it! Nature at its best.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Amazing place, boots or wellies needed. Finding a down to the lake took a while but well worth the walk.

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Alton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

What a great little place for a sunny day visit with the family to enjoy a picnic without all the worries of traffic and general bother. Parking is about £1.00 an hour (minimum £2.00) and there's a lovely little walk around the reservoir. Word of note though - it's not a swimming hole or even permitted to let your dog... More 

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Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Peaceful wonderful place that I have visited since childhood, but then I may be biased, my Father built it.

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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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