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Enter a world where boredom doesn’t exist – a place to capture your imagination and free your creativity. A family day out destination on your doorstep, with a fantastic wooden play park, self serving cafe and gift shop to enjoy spending time with...more
Hours Today: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
North Cottage Reservoir Cottages Turn SOUTH OFF THE A68 AT THE MANOR | Follow the road down into the valley, Consett DH8 9TT, England
All reviews car park beautiful scenery red squirrels hill country picnic tables fresh air peace and quiet few hours plenty of parking lovely walk fly fishing well worth a visit nice area dam wall enjoy the view walk or bike ride dog walk
The visitor centre at the dam has a clean and ample car park with visitors toilet block which is also kept in good order. I have always arrived late when no staff are around but the toilets are still open and well lit.
Just left Derwent reservoir after a fab couple of hours. Needed a stretch of legs before long journey home so stopped for a dog walk. Everything is well thought out with a secure field especially for dogs off lead. The walk is beautiful and we...More
Lovely area around the Derwent reservoir. It’s set in the stunning northern country side between Consett and Corbridge off the A68. There are nice sheltered picnic areas and fabulous walkers trails all around. The thing I find charming about this and the nearby villages of...More
Great walk around the water. Just under 10 miles. Some on path, some on b road towards the sailing club. Outline of map attached. Parked at pow hill as this is free not £5 for the day like the rest. 3 mile round trip to...More
My last trip was amazing; I caught my full allowance of 8 fish! So I can only give the place a perfect score. The staff are helpful plus at the end of my day – I got a free sandwich from the shop; they were...More
Went here for a random look out with the family. There is now a wood structured kids play area here next to entrance. The reservoir further up is also a nice looking walk. Fishing and sailing can also be done here.
The reservoir offers opportunities to do some lovely walks in the area, and possibly spot the red squirrels still resident there. The paths are well defined, and you can soon lose the crowds. Parking is free of charge, and there is a cafe (which can...More
Nice walk around the reservoir. Stunning views from the dam and along to the tower. We always park at pow hill car park - It's free and walk towards the tower. It's £1.50 for 2 hours at the other car park, which is ridiculous, but...More