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Very pleasant couple of hours sent walking and relaxing.

This is what is it, a reservoir. You are getting just that; a walk around standing water with a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bergy26
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Aylesbury
Lovely walk around the res

My wife and I have attended the res for a walk around, and the parking is easy and the walk... read more

Reviewed October 22, 2018
957matthewm
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Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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Startops End | Lock 39 Marsworth, Tring HP23 4LJ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is what is it, a reservoir. You are getting just that; a walk around standing water with a canal next to it. That said, there are surprising little bonuses here. Narrow boats moored in the adjacent canal, with some selling wrought iron sculptures. Plenty...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

It was good to go out again with our teenage daughters. There is parking and display area. If you like bird watching, fishing and walking, this is the place to go. The walking pathway is not muddy.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

Arrived as it was getting light only to see a otter walk right in front of us really not giving a dam we were there . 3 of us set up on marston on the feeders after silvers and bream . I set up 3...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 22, 2018

My wife and I have attended the res for a walk around, and the parking is easy and the walk picturesque and lovely. It is a little windy, but well worth a walk around.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Parking at the Startop’s End car park can be very challenging during busy weekends. But once you have a spot you can park for 24 hours for just £3. The car park is on the banks of the Startops End reservoir. The Marsworth is right...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 22, 2018

If you get parking then this is a lovely place to explore.Busy at weekends but lovely views and an easy walk.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

Parking is very reasonable at £1.50 for up to 3 hours or £3 for up to 24 hours. I managed to walk a lap of one of the reservoirs which were constructed in the 1800s to provide a constant supply of water for the adjoining...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

I went there to go for a spot of bird watching , great walk, I remarked that it's not everyday you see a coot,a Pidgeon and a moorhen lined up next to eat other! My girlfriend seemed unamused. My only gripe was the parking meter...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank DanielNsays
Reviewed March 28, 2018

Really lovely walk, albeit in the rain! Great wildlife & really quiet when we visted. Will return in the sunshine!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Kim K
Reviewed February 17, 2018

Great place for an afternoon stroll along the canal or around the reservoirs. There are hides to do bird spotting from as well. Lots of wildlife, boats going by and locks to see. Parking costs £1.50 for 3 hours. Gets busy at weekends. The Bluebell...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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