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Lovely reservoir and play park

We are regulars at this reservoir, great for a walk and bag of chips. Wished the walk were longer... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Bath, United Kingdom
Beautiful when the sun's out

This is a huge man-made lake with numerous walks around it, mainly on the side where the cafe is... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2018
Bristol, United Kingdom
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92 Bridgwater Road | nr Bristol, BS99 6AQ, England
+44 1275 332339
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 9 November 2014 via mobile

When you visit the lake dont stop on the main drag of road... drive around to the otherside and feed the ducks and swans. "Bring plenty of bread" . The lake is lovely in the summer and if we have a heatwave you can see...More

5  Thank kneeknocker
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 23 September 2015

This is a walking area & we could not believe that we had to stand outside in the pouring rain deciding what to do for lunch having just walked to the lake specifically for lunch. Because we had a dog we couldn't go in which...More

4  Thank Julie G
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Reviewed yesterday

We are regulars at this reservoir, great for a walk and bag of chips. Wished the walk were longer, a full circuit of water would be great. Can get very busy and bustling at prime times. Nice play park for young children and public toilets...More

Thank priceey2003
Reviewed 1 October 2018

This is a huge man-made lake with numerous walks around it, mainly on the side where the cafe is. The lake looks beautiful especially in the sun, and the area round it has almost no buildings except for the unwelcome intrusion of a yacht club....More

1  Thank cltc43
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

There are 2 locations where you can park and there is a £2 charge for all day parking. I doubt very much that anyone would stay any longer than a couple of hours.

Thank Catherine F
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

£2 for all day parking and a variety of walks differing in lengths. There is a good couple of vantage points and a telescope you can use to look across the lakes. There is a cafe and fish and chip shop. Lots of birds and...More

Thank JoD564
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Busted with 5 year old and 1 year old, mainly for the gromit! But also fed the ducks and ate in the restaurant, which was delicious!

Thank Beckster34
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

A big lake with some ducks. Car park cheap at £2. Views and access to the lake limited. Very overcrowded on a Sunday. Many so much nicer places to go.

Thank Edw0rd
Reviewed 1 June 2018

If you have children with you there will be problems keeping them quiet enough to see anything of much interest. But if you can do this there's plenty to see. Even if you are not interested in wildlife this location is good for scenery and...More

Thank Richard T
Reviewed 9 May 2018

Chew Valley Lake is very nice, with an abundance of bird life in various places around the lake. Watching the swans, geese and ducks is fascinating. Dogs are welcome on leads, as the wildlife has priority. You can take a pleasant stroll on the lake...More

1  Thank janevans35
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Lovely peaceful spot. Beautiful scenery and wildlife and walks. Also nice cafe for a visit afterwards! Cheap parking £2 day.

1  Thank 23dw1957
Reviewed 29 March 2018

Excellent for outdoor pursuits in most weathers. Lovely walks for those who want to get away from the hustle and bustle of Bristol. Good cafe, Salt and Malt, overlooking the lake. plenty of car parking. Bring something to feed the ducks, swans and other wildlife...More

Thank Margaret S
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28 August 2017|
Response from droitwichblue | Reviewed this property |
Maybe one of those disposable ones would be ok, but best to check someone at the lakes before you go.
11 August 2017|
Response from droitwichblue | Reviewed this property |
9 August 2017|
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Response from c_ryan930 | Reviewed this property |
No l dont think there was, and it is right on the main road