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Castlereagh Reservoir

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Address: Hatton, Hatton 22000, Sri Lanka

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Castlereagh reservoir is situated between a range of mountains in then Sri Pada area. This is a must visit for any one who travels or passes Hatton.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Castlereagh reservoir is situated between a range of mountains in then Sri Pada area. This is a must visit for any one who travels or passes Hatton.

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Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely place to visit if you are in Hatton, the scenery is amazing. Beautiful place to take snaps...

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Long stretch of Castlereagh reservoir close to Hatton town with a beautiful and mesmerizing view of reservoir, hills, tea plantation, settlement around. This gives and peaceful views where one can relax and enjoy the scenery sitting at the bank of reservoir or in any hotel/resort in the area. Must visit place where even in summer one can feel a fresh... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

On my way to Adam's Peak I was staying just outside of Hatton at the reservoir. Took a hike around the lake through the tea plantations and the view was amazing. The plantation workers were so friendly and not as spoilt by commercial tourism like in places such as Ella. Would recommend to stay around the lake the night before... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

It was good to take photos but overall not a lot to do other than that. If you're staying in Hatton its only a short drive so why not get out and explore

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I took a short boat ride around the reservoir - ringed by tea plantations, the view from the water leading up the valley towards the mountains is incredible. Can't miss it.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

The whole reservoir could easily be mistaken for being in Switzerland. Stunning hills roll down to the reservoir, where the 'eau de nil' waters reflect the stunning tropical sun. A little bit of a drive to get there and not really a lot of amenities around so would suggest a well packed picnic to help get through the day.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

we hiked between the ceylon tea trails bungalows at 1,400 metres with views down over the lake and watched the sea plane landing on the lake. The old sunken village appears near catlereagh bungalow past the tea factory. kayaking on the lake is also worth doing and an excellent panoramic work out if the wind picks up!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Staying in Norwood villa, everyday we travelled somewhere we saw the Reservoir. It lloked beautiful and it is beautiful. From our accomodations we could rent kayaks, to kayak the lake. However, because of the rain we decided against it. Maybe next time.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

The reservoir is surrounded by tea plantations with superb views. It has a variety of weather and can be wet and then sunny in short order. Take a trip on the lake if you have time, or take a kayak out.

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