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Wistlandpound, Kentisbury, Exmoor National Park EX31 4SJ, England
+44 1598 763719
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Pound Sterling

Pleasant circuit of a wood-fringed reservoir built between 1950 and 1957 to supply the Ilfracombe... read more

Reviewed September 12, 2017
Andrew G
Very pretty

Had a lovely walk round the lake with our puppy. It seemed really good for disabled people which is... read more

Reviewed September 6, 2017
Tiverton, United Kingdom
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Wistlandpound, Kentisbury, Exmoor National Park EX31 4SJ, England
+44 1598 763719
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Reviewed September 12, 2017

Pleasant circuit of a wood-fringed reservoir built between 1950 and 1957 to supply the Ilfracombe district. The inner path, well surfaced and mostly level, can be completed in about 45 minutes. It is ideal for children and the less mobile. Walk clockwise to finish with...More

Thank Andrew G
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely walk round the lake with our puppy. It seemed really good for disabled people which is great. Very clean car parking cheap. Would recommend

Thank Sportscar7
Reviewed August 25, 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful walk with amazing scenery not too hilly and suitable for wheelchair users. Little hidden activities throughout the walk for everyone to enjoy which kept my 2 year old entertained. There are plenty of rest benches around the reservoir and picnic tables (you...More

Thank mrandmrsgirling
Reviewed July 30, 2017

Great place to walk around there's an even path all around the edge of the reservoir and part way round is a higher one through woodland, there are plenty of seats all around so you can take your time and enjoy the wildlife, scenery and...More

Thank Ritpetite96
Reviewed June 19, 2017

Enjoy a charming walk around the Wistlandpound Reservoir and nature reserve. Here you can enjoy a 40 minute walk around the beautiful Wistlandpound Reservoir and nature reserve. It's completely unspoilt and the scenery is typical of North Devon

1  Thank Mephistopheles
Reviewed June 6, 2017 via mobile

It is a lovely walk, you can walk right round the lake. It is calm and beautiful. There are some activities for the children to do around their. Lovely family day out. Takes roughly one and half to two hours to get round on a...More

Thank Angiemays
Reviewed May 25, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful idyllic spot, take your time to enjoy the scenery and plenty of wildlife. Perfect spot for a picnic

Thank njbennet
Reviewed April 14, 2017

Good walks with possible sightings of birds and water fowl. Upper and lower carparks with pay and display. We stayed on the upper car park (the lower one was full) for 20 minutes and when we came back found our car had been vandalised with...More

Thank Frank S
Reviewed February 26, 2017

Stumbled upon a review of Whistlandpound reservoir on trip advisor and am so glad I did. What a delightful place. We were looking for somewhere to walk with our two dogs and this was just perfect. We took the higher route and enjoyed the forest...More

Thank Rocacidi
Reviewed February 14, 2017

We love this walk , a great easy path around the Wistlandpound Reservoir that is suitable for push chairs and wheelchairs. Easy access and a choice of parking...and some days there is even a Coffee Kart there form coffee Karamba.

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July 31, 2016|
Response from ClaireAdamMoss | Reviewed this property |
It says on an Exmoor information website about 2 miles. That sounds about right to me. It is a fab place, try Wimbleball next time, now that is a walk and a half!