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Wistlandpound

Wistlandpound, Kentisbury, Exmoor National Park EX31 4SJ, England
+44 1598 763719
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Cool place for a walk

Clean, quiet, with parking. Few benches. Parking is big. Disabled can park very close to the pond... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Patryk S
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A nice walk

We took the dogs here today and they throughly enjoyed it. It’s a shame they were unable to swim in... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2018
Michelle B
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Potters Bar, United Kingdom
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“lovely walk” (6 reviews)
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Wistlandpound, Kentisbury, Exmoor National Park EX31 4SJ, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Clean, quiet, with parking. Few benches. Parking is big. Disabled can park very close to the pond. That's it.

Thank Patryk S
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Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

We took the dogs here today and they throughly enjoyed it. It’s a shame they were unable to swim in the reservoir but they found a cheeky stream so they were happy. Not a huge walk but a very pleasant one.

Thank Michelle B
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Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

This is really worth a visit. Distance is about two miles of easy walking on paths. Lovely woodland and views of the reservoir. There is a bird hide. Good for all the family. Dogs must be on a lead at all times.

1  Thank WarwickshireMarakesh
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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Lovely family walk with the dog. A few dogs on route to say hello to my four legged friend. Beautiful view around the resviour. Great family walk, stop for a picnic to make a day of it. Took us a couple hours at a slow...More

Thank Angiemays
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

With a pay and display car park (£1.50 for 2 hours) at the start of a walk, the reservoir offers two routes, the inner route (dogs on leads) stays closer to the waterside and the outer (dogs off the lead) which takes slightly higher ground....More

Thank Roger E
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

There are two car parks here, the main one by the Calvert Trust, which can easily be missed depending where you approach from, where the toilets are, and one further up the road. Parking is very cheap. We parked in the farthest one as we...More

1  Thank Christine K
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Reviewed 12 September 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
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Reviewed 6 September 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
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Reviewed 25 August 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
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Reviewed 30 July 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
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chris_bright36
15 July 2018|
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Response from Christine K | Reviewed this property |
You need to turn by the Calvert Trust site. It can easily be missed if approaching from the left
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Lolacro
27 May 2018|
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Response from Christine K | Reviewed this property |
Not sure if there's an actual play area. There is a kind of activity trail on the way round.
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