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Fernworthy Reservoir

Open Now: 12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
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Gorgeous place to walk

There are several fabulous walks around this pretty reservoir. They are of varying difficulty and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mary M
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Bristol, United Kingdom
Mrs J A McNaughton

Superb walk and views. We spent the whole day waking from Chagford to the reservoir and we where... read more

Reviewed October 5, 2018
pentye
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Gwinear, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are several fabulous walks around this pretty reservoir. They are of varying difficulty and length or you can do as we did and just make up your own.

Thank Mary M
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

Superb walk and views. We spent the whole day waking from Chagford to the reservoir and we where not disappointed

Thank pentye
Reviewed September 5, 2018

We were so lucky to find this place after trying to get our Motorhome down the little narrow roads we eventually found this tranquil reservoir. We had a lovely walk round the trail and saw the stone circles and the Dartmoor ponies. As the darkness...More

Thank jomurdoch
Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I visited Fernworthy at the end of August , it a fantastic dog walking location. Very peaceful but very isolated , the roads leading to and from are very narrow, so if you are in an SUV watch out! The only criticism...More

Thank markhemsley
Reviewed August 31, 2018

The good stuff We go there often. It's a stunning place in fine weather and a challenge if it's bad. You can walk the whole way around on good paths and duckboards over the boggy part. There are benches and picnic tables, a couple of...More

Thank punt-de-teno
Reviewed August 6, 2018

The views of the Reservoir were breathtaking with dragon flies swooping around the waters edge. My sister and I walked completely around the Reservoir passing the dam which is such a feat of engineering.

Thank janebrim
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

Takes some finding and watch for the horses and sheep on the road. Reasonable parking and loo (which had been recently slept in and was untidy). A number of walks varying in length round the reservoir, all pleasant enough. Could do with some more benches...More

Thank 190kenr
Reviewed June 19, 2018

An ineresting stretch of water. Can be a little bleak if the weather is overcast but there again its wild Dartmoor.mPeacemand tranquility then it might be for you..

Thank John G
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

What a stunning location. Camping within the pine plantations. Such a laugh. We went as a group 5 adults 4 children and 2 dogs

2  Thank Mark C
Reviewed May 22, 2018

My wife and I (and dog) visited Fernworthy reservoir to specifically see the Fernworthy and Grey Wethers stone circles. From the car park at Fernworthy Reservoir (£4 all day parking) we took the left hand path along the edge of the reservoir until it joined...More

1  Thank amiddletonsct
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