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Fernworthy Reservoir

Chagford, Dartmoor National Park, England
+44 1647 277587
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Quite and secluded if you can find it.

An ineresting stretch of water. Can be a little bleak if the weather is overcast but there again... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
John G
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Somerset, United Kingdom
Wild camp

What a stunning location. Camping within the pine plantations. Such a laugh. We went as a group 5... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Mark C
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“car park” (22 reviews)
“lovely walk” (7 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Chagford, Dartmoor National Park, England
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+44 1647 277587
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"car park"
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"lovely walk"
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"stunning scenery"
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"picnic tables"
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"long walk"
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"hut circles"
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"stone bridge"
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"pay and display"
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"easy parking"
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"public toilets"
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"lovely place"
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"walking boots"
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"surrounding forest"
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"worth a visit"
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"easy walk"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

An ineresting stretch of water. Can be a little bleak if the weather is overcast but there again its wild Dartmoor.mPeacemand tranquility then it might be for you..

Thank John G
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What a stunning location. Camping within the pine plantations. Such a laugh. We went as a group 5 adults 4 children and 2 dogs

Thank Mark C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I (and dog) visited Fernworthy reservoir to specifically see the Fernworthy and Grey Wethers stone circles. From the car park at Fernworthy Reservoir (£4 all day parking) we took the left hand path along the edge of the reservoir until it joined...More

Thank amiddletonsct
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yes, a varied and enjoyable series of walks alongside Fernworthy reservoir(supplies Torquay!) and through the surrounding forest. However there is a unique feature just beyond the forest (Ref: 639 831 approx.) with the Grey Wethers, two stone circle side by side. It is probably worth...More

Thank John A
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Reviewed 4 May 2018

Have visited and walked here in all seasons and it is always an enjoyable experience. Reasonably easy to follow route around the reservoir, not overly strenuous but there are a few bits that are up and own and it can be muddy. Car park at...More

Thank grwpl
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Reviewed 24 April 2018

With amazing engineering, stunning scenery, wildlife, and a clearly marked walk, this reservoir is worth a visit, to sit and enjoy a picnic (benches provided) take a lovely gentle stroll or a vigorous yomp.

Thank Sue0513
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

The walk around the reservoir is lovely to do, but you need to be a confident driver to negotiate some of the lanes you go down to get there

Thank Mountvernon76
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

A beautiful walk with lots of choice for an amble or a more physical walk. You can just walk around the reservoir or go off into the hills, up to tors and along the Leats.

Thank Jane B
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

Pay and display car park. Money goes towards butterfly conservation. We did the Potters Walk which is an easy walk on paths. Lovely views of the reservoir. Very good for dog walking

Thank Maryjo831
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Reviewed 30 November 2017

Visited on my ten tors training walk 1. Dam face is ugly, first off, but not seen much so fine. Very peaceful, huge forest that surrounds it. Great basecamp for the high moor. Come for a small easy walk around the reservoir and family picnic...More

Thank max p
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