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Bewl Water

Bewl Water Bewlbridge Lane, Lamberhurst, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN3 8JH, England
+44 1892 890000
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Relaxing day out - shame no rowing boats this time

We visit Bewl every Summer - it's a great value day out, at just £3 to park the car. We had checked... read more

Reviewed yesterday
DrDK13
Cycle ride around the reservoir

We visited to ride around the reservoir and this took around 2 hours at a steady pace with pauses... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Smaske1
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Horsham, United Kingdom
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Bewl Water is the largest stretch of open water in the South East. The 800 acre site is set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, in the heart of the High Weald. Open all year, a visit to this stunning lake is fantastic family fun and great value.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“water taxi” (16 reviews)
“bike ride” (11 reviews)
“water sports” (9 reviews)
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Bewl Water Bewlbridge Lane, Lamberhurst, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN3 8JH, England
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"water taxi"
in 16 reviews
"bike ride"
in 11 reviews
"water sports"
in 9 reviews
"car park"
in 27 reviews
"trout"
in 7 reviews
"country lanes"
in 6 reviews
"off road"
in 6 reviews
"circular walk"
in 6 reviews
"waters edge"
in 5 reviews
"hired bikes"
in 5 reviews
"lovely walk"
in 15 reviews
"great play"
in 4 reviews
"great place to visit"
in 12 reviews
"kids playground"
in 4 reviews
"boat house"
in 7 reviews
"lovely spot"
in 5 reviews
"overlooking the lake"
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Reviewed yesterday

We visit Bewl every Summer - it's a great value day out, at just £3 to park the car. We had checked the website before leaving, and so were prepared to find that the boat trip wasn't running for a couple of days. However we...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited to ride around the reservoir and this took around 2 hours at a steady pace with pauses for the views. The route is partly off path, made up paths and roads that circumvent the water. Car parking is fixed at £3 and there’s...More

Thank Smaske1
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This massive expanse of water is down the hill from a coffee shop and on the slope lots of people had brought picnics and even gazebos to have a meal under. A good place to go for a relaxing day by the waterMore

Thank Mike F
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BewlWater, Public Relations Manager at Bewl Water, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Mike F, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review regarding your recent visit to Bewl Water. I was so glad to learn that you found Bewl Water a good place for a relaxing day by the water. We hope to welcome...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

8 of us went here on a Saturday evening, the Bistro has a set price for two or three courses. Reasonable prices for the delicious/tasty and well presented food, would certainly recommend going here, lovely view across the water, friendly staff. Follow the signs for...More

Thank 226ATIP
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BewlWater, Public Relations Manager at Bewl Water, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear 226ATIP, Thank you for taking the time to leave such a great review. I was so pleased to learn that your party of 8 enjoyed your Saturday evening with us at The Boat House Bistro and that you found our prices reasonable and the...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visit Bewl Water often. We live in London so takes us over an hour to get there but the journey is worth it. Sometimes it might be a cheap day out where all we pay is the £3 for the day parking. Others we...More

Thank candicesteel
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BewlWater, Public Relations Manager at Bewl Water, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear candicesteel, Thank you for taking the time to leave such an amazing review. We always value feedback, especially from our most loyal, returning customers. I was so pleased to learn that you continue to enjoy everything about your visits and always find there is...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Lovely afternoon cycling around the reservoir, the setting is beautiful. Easy parking (3 quid) and all the other visitors seemed nice and respectful. We chose to cycle clockwise... I would advise against this as this route leaves the hilly bit till last. We will definitely...More

1  Thank christianchaplin
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BewlWater, Public Relations Manager at Bewl Water, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear christianchaplin, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review regarding your recent trip to Bewl Water, it is always a pleasure to read about our customers experiences. I was so pleased learn that you found the setting around the reservoir beautiful and...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I booked this place for my wife's birthday knowing of its great location, but also of its great reviews. We found the venue absolutely lovely and the staff gave us all a warm welcome. Well the food was absolutely delicious at reasonable prices and the...More

Thank timbo71
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BewlWater, Public Relations Manager at Bewl Water, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear timbo71, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review regarding your recent visit to Bewl Water. Indeed my colleagues take the greatest of pride in ensuring our customers enjoy the highest levels of service during their time with us. I am delighted...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Lovely views of the lake where boat trips are available. Plenty of playgrounds for the kids to be occupied in for a while. Cafè for light snacks and lunches and a bistro for a slighty fuller meal.More

Thank Andrew T
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BewlWater, Public Relations Manager at Bewl Water, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Andrew T, Thank you for taking the time leave a review regarding your recent trip to Bewl Water. I was so pleased to learn that you found our views lovely and felt there were plenty of activities for children and options for food. I...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Bewl Water is pleasant place to visit for a few hours. The cost of parking is now £3 at the entrance, which is a fair amount to pay. We decided to take the boat trip, which was £6 for adults, £4 for children. It takes...More

1  Thank denise l
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BewlWater, Public Relations Manager at Bewl Water, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear denise l, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review regarding your recent visit to Bewl Water. I was sorry to hear that the children's' play area and boat trip fell short of your expectations on this occasion. I was glad however,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful scenery as we walked around the lake. Our children loved the playground, and we had a lovely picnic in the sunshine, watching boats and ducks go by.More

Thank Geoff S
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BewlWater, Public Relations Manager at Bewl Water, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Geoff S, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review regarding your recent visit to Bewl Water. I am so glad that you found your walk around the lake beautiful and that your children enjoyed the playground. We hope to welcome you...More

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Hollie T
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Not sure to honest. Just be aware of the possibility of blue algea. A few dogs have died there this year
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