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Really quite and serene as well as a beautiful view. As a matter of fact, whilst we were there... read more

Reviewed July 18, 2018
shirley d
Enfield, United Kingdom
No Sword

Well we didn't really expect a sword...thought there is always the next time. A early winter visit... read more

Reviewed November 12, 2017
Neal M
Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 10, 2018

Had to visit here, always been fascinated with anything to do with the legend of Excalibur and King Arthur. Well we didn’t see a sword or any Knights or a round table. What we found was a fairly small pretty lake. But we enjoyed our...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank graham198
Reviewed July 18, 2018

Really quite and serene as well as a beautiful view. As a matter of fact, whilst we were there, there were 3 cows standing in the pool at the edge. Strange sight but nice to see.

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank shirley d
Reviewed December 22, 2017

This is well worth the short detour from the main road. It is very atmospheric and had a good variety of ducks, including a rare Lesser Scaup. Parking is limited and, at this time of year, it is essential to wear wellies! The track down...More

Date of experience: December 2017
3  Thank Graham R
Reviewed November 12, 2017

Well we didn't really expect a sword...thought there is always the next time. A early winter visit and full kit needed very big along the paths. The pool shone in winter sun and small waves rippled on the surface and then another diamond a Ring...More

Date of experience: November 2017
3  Thank Neal M
Reviewed July 31, 2017

A bit hard to find a route to it exactly and the road is not suitable for disabled. However if you take your time and are determined it is a quiet etheral place. You feel you want to reach out and hope the sword rises......More

Date of experience: July 2017
4  Thank Bodillymill
Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

Our sat nav seemed to send us the extremely long way back to the A30 after having a late lunch at the Jamaica Inn.Although the lake and surrounding areas were quite breathtaking,the roads from the Jamaica Inn to Dozmary were not.There were a few cars...More

Date of experience: July 2017
4  Thank shane s
Reviewed May 5, 2017 via mobile

We were passing this on the way home and remembered this one of the possible places where excaliber was thrown into the lake so we thought it might be interesting. Was quite a long drive along quiet winding roads. We arrived and basically this was...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank yvonne t
Reviewed April 30, 2017

Dozmary pool is in a beautiful location high on Bodmin moor. I don't really recommend it to someone who does not like narrow roads but it is very interesting and beautiful.

Date of experience: June 2016
3  Thank Areviewer24
Reviewed January 11, 2017

We took a spur of the moment detour to Dozmary Pool, having read about its supposed association with the myth of King Arthur and Excalibur. Road signage is poor, but the site is reachable by GPS navigation. Close to the pond, you will drive on...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank CaravanDad
Reviewed December 13, 2016

When you approach this tranquil setting by foot (god help you if you choose to do so by car, as you'll likely find yourself down a single narrow lane of road, with the sides of your vehicle scraping against the walls of bramble), the solitude...More

Date of experience: October 2016
3  Thank Shawn F
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