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Foremark Reservoir

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Walked here all my life

Been walking around the area for a long time. Parking used to be free in the day. I know park... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
nathan c
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Ashby-de-la-Zouch, United Kingdom
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Not Like a Reservoir Walk

You can't walk round the reservoir (we knew that before we went) so it was a nice change to go to a... read more

Reviewed August 22, 2018
Graham J
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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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Foremark Reservoir is a haven for wildlife and offers many outdoor and leisure activities, such as a play area, fishing, bird watching and sailing. In addition there are a number of countryside walks for those who want to explore and discover the...more
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All reviews views are lovely lovely place to visit tranquil place cafe on site quiet walk car parking is nature reserve play area severn trent would recommend a visit ice cream lovely park coffee shop carver woodland bbqs picnic
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been walking around the area for a long time. Parking used to be free in the day. I know park outside and walk though the forests to get into foremark, near carvers rock. There is a few walking route to follow.More

Thank nathan c
SevernTrent W, Customer Relations at Foremark Reservoir, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Nathan, thank you for you review. Amazing to hear that you've been walking around for a long time and keep coming back, I guess that shows how amazing this site can be to walk around and take in the nature! We hope to see...More

Reviewed August 22, 2018

You can't walk round the reservoir (we knew that before we went) so it was a nice change to go to a reservoir setting and enjoy a mainly woodland walk. It was very relaxing. Unfortunately no good places to eat picnic lunch on the way...More

Thank Graham J
SevernTrent W, Customer Advisor at Foremark Reservoir, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your visit. Foremark certainly does offer something a little bit different. I'm sorry you weren't able to find a good picnic spot, I hope this didn't ruin your enjoyment too much and you will...More

Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

I visited here today with my children and my friend and her children. I will not be heading back any time soon. Firstly, the play park is a disgrace. The play equipment is rotting, discoloured and is a hazard waiting to happen. There was litter...More

Thank Cmf29
SevernTrent W, Customer Care at Foremark Reservoir, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2018

Hi, I'm really sorry to hear you didn't have a good time when you visited Foremark, The play park at Foremark is starting to get old and it has served the public well for many years. Even though it is starting to look old, it...More

Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Took the Granddaughter for a day out in the lovely sunshine.Nice large grassy areas to have a picnic, benches to sit at also if you prefer a little sandy beach to enjoy the water does not look inviting.Cafe on site a bit expensive and not...More

Thank twatofalad
SevernTrent W, Customer Relations at Foremark Reservoir, responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2018

Hello Thanks for your review. It's great to hear you enjoyed your day with us especially with the weather on your side. I'm glad the children enjoyed the park too. We look forward to seeing you again soon

Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

I never seen so dirty water in my life. Dont go there with children who likes water. Water smells. They should have a signs with warning dirty and smelly water. Horrible. The picnic area was okMore

Thank sarika12018
SevernTrent W, Customer Relations at Foremark Reservoir, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2018

Hello Thanks for your review and I'm sorry you didn't enjoy your visit. Foremark is a storage reservoir, the water is pumped from there to Staunton Harold and then into the water treatments works for processing. As the weather has been warm the water is...More

Reviewed August 3, 2018

Had a great afternoon here with family today. Plenty of picnic benches and nice green areas to play ball games. Plenty of bins and the area was clean. Toilets available and clean. The only downside was the cafe shut early and we had planned on...More

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SevernTrent W, Customer Relations at Foremark Reservoir, responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2018

Hello Thanks for your great review of Foremark Reservoir. It's great to hear you and your family had a lovely day with us. I'm so sorry you missed out on the ice cream - you'll have to use it as an excuse to visit us...More

Reviewed July 18, 2018

Popped in for a peek whilst visiting a local PYO. Wasn’t sure the £3 entrance fee would be worth it as I didn’t feel up to a long walk and wasn’t sure if I would be able to see anything from the car park. Well...More

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SevernTrent W, csa at Foremark Reservoir, responded to this reviewResponded July 20, 2018

Hi Thank you for leaving us a review I'm so glad you visited Foremark and got the chance to enjoy the beautiful views. We hope to see you again soon and thank you for visiting.

Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

It has been a long time since we visited Foremark Resevoir bit with a party of 16 to entertain, a fabulous weather forecast and nothing else planned I took a decision to spend the day there. I was fortunate to have Implemented my usual planning...More

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SevernTrent W, Manager at Foremark Reservoir, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2018

Hi Thank you for leaving us a review Really glad you was able to make the most of the great weather we have been having - you seem to have had a fantastic day out. Hope you made lots of great memories Hope to see...More

Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Went yesterday and it was a lovely hot day. It was very busy but plenty space for everyone. We were there early and all three female toilets were blocked. People were swimming despite signs everywhere asking them not to. What was more disturbing though was...More

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SevernTrent W, Customer Care at Foremark Reservoir, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2018

Thanks for your review of the site , I am glad you had a nice day out and I have sent your feedback to the site to let them know about the water and the camp stove . Hope you visit again soon all the...More

Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

The reservoir is beautiful and the beach area is lovely for children and adults but the whole area is spoilt by rubbish. On arriving in the car park the first thing we saw was a picnic table covered in rubbish and lots more rubbish on...More

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SevernTrent W, Customer Care at Foremark Reservoir, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2018

Thanks for leaving your review of Foremark I am sorry that the level of litter found at the site on the day you visited left a bad impression , I have sent feedback to the site manager regarding that and also mentioned the swimming which...More

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joannaeds
June 26, 2018|
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Response from SevernTrent W | Property representative |
Hi, visitors are asked to stay out of the water as reservoir is a working site meaning there can be deep mud, unseen hazards and dangerous currents below the surface, making it risky for even the strongest swimmers. As a... More
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TamzinDerby
June 10, 2018|
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Response from SevernTrent W | Property representative |
Hi Tamzin To park at Foremark Reservoir it will cost £2.50 for the whole day. I hope you have a great time visiting this site. Best wishes Steph
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tashiamc
May 23, 2018|
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Response from Martin H | Reviewed this property |
Very dog friendly, it will love it, you will need to keep it on a lead around the car parking and picnic areas, but once passed the café there are lots of paths and countryside for you and your dog to enjoy
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