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Draycote Water

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LOVELY WALK

Had a lovely day around Draycote Water took the dog and walked round the park and then chilled out... read more

Reviewed yesterday
tracey186403
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Coventry, United Kingdom
Great place to walk, cycle, sail

Draycote Water is on my doorstep and I am a frequent visitor. It's easy to reach by car or... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
peter b
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Rugby, United Kingdom
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“play area”(24 reviews)
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Draycote Water is an ideal place for a family day out in Warwickshire. Whether you are planning a gentle walk, some cycling or spotting some wildlife, there is lots to do at this great site. If you are bringing the whole family, the Country Park...more
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Reviewed yesterday

Had a lovely day around Draycote Water took the dog and walked round the park and then chilled out as it was a lovely sunny day. The only think was there was a long queue for the ladies and no toilet roll as one toilet...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We just came back from a long walk round Draycote Water and we were told it was about 5 miles round. It seemed a little longer to us and took us about one hour and 40 mins at a fair not speedy pace. Towards the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Cliff J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Draycote Water is on my doorstep and I am a frequent visitor. It's easy to reach by car or, offroad, by cycle or foot (via Halfway Lane, Dunchurch). Further, the perimeter road at Draycote Water leads on to the Sustrans cycle route 41 to Leamington....More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank peter b
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed nice walk around water (approx 4 miles). Lots people about - walking, running & cycling. Toilet facilities at sailing club as well as cafe although did not visit. Good playpark too.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very tidy site, plenty of parking spaces, and not too expensive. The on-site cafe provides a good opportunity to refuel post walk around the water. Managed to walk the distance in just over the hour. Have been out on the water on previous visits and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 726adir
SevernTrent W, Customer Care at Draycote Water, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, Thank you for your kind review. I'm so glad you had a great time at Draycote. I do hope we see you there again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Draycote is a lovely place to visit the view from the restaurant window is breath taking and make u feel like ur at the seaside.Kay the manager served us she was warm and chatty and our order came out super quick. The food was lovely...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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SevernTrent W, Customer Care at Draycote Water, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Sam, Thanks for your lovely review. I'm so glad you had a great time at Draycote Water. I'll make sure your wonderful feedback is passed to Kay. I'm sure she'll be happy to find out she made a great impression on you. I do...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came for my first visit and what a pleasant walk it was too 😊 it is a 5 mile walk round the res but the paths are tarmac pretty much all the way round and they also do fly fishing on a day ticket, the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank rigsby28
SevernTrent W, Customer Care at Draycote Water, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, Thank you for your review. During the Spring April – May we have a large outbreak of chironomids known by the fishermen as ‘buzzers’. These small non biting insects are the result of blood worms found in the mud under the surface of the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful setting, lovely place for a walk or cycle, great cafe with plenty of choice, outside seating in good weather. Well worth dropping in.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank mrsjanem2016
SevernTrent W, Customer Care at Draycote Water, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, Thank you for your email. I'm glad you had a great time at Draycote Water. The views around the reservoir really are spectacular. I do hope you come to visit us again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our first visit to Draycote Water, even though we live in Warwickshire. My partner and I wanted somewhere different to walk. We enjoyed an excellent Sunday lunch first - roast beef / salmon salad. Both really well cooked and deliciousness. Very prompt service and helpful,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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SevernTrent W, Customer Care at Draycote Water, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, Thank you for you review. I'm so glad that you had a great time at Draycote and that you managed to find your phone! We've all done something similar before ha ha. I do hope it wasn't damaged. Hope we see you there again...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had never visited before so we decided to take the walk around. It is quite a long walk, it took us around 3 hours but we did stop a few times to enjoy the view. It’s well maintained and although there was a lot of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank caileighm2017
SevernTrent W, Customer Care at Draycote Water, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, Thank you for your review. I'm sorry the flies were an annoyance on your visit. During the Spring (April – May) we have a large outbreak of chironomids known by the fishermen as ‘buzzers’. These small non biting insects are the result of blood...More

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Rachel A
March 29, 2019|
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Response from Andrew T | Reviewed this property |
Yes, buggies are not a problem. There is a lift up to the Cafe. Which is very good!
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CatherineM3855
October 6, 2018|
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Response from SevernTrent W | Property representative |
Hi Catherine Thanks for your question. The site does allow bikes but they are not available for hire from this site. Thanks.
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regularvisitor2018
September 30, 2018|
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Response from SevernTrent W | Property representative |
Hello. Thanks for your question. Unfortunately we don't let horses at our site. Thanks.
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