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Chard Reservoir

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Fairly pushchair friendly

Lovely place right on our doorstep to go for some fresh air and beautiful views! Nice for the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Chard, United Kingdom
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If you are near Chard, the Reservoir is definitely worth a visit.

I am a frequent visitor, and if you are anywhere near Chard, the Reservoir is definitely worth a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Peter M
South Petherton, United Kingdom
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  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“dog walkers”(6 reviews)
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am a frequent visitor, and if you are anywhere near Chard, the Reservoir is definitely worth a visit. Lovely spot, birds and wildlife to see, lots of areas for the kids to have fun - and great walks.

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time we have visited chard reservoir. Went for the countryside day. Didn’t look much there but actually what was there was brilliant. Pond dipping, starting fires, crafts. Brilliant day out. All the volunteers running it were welcoming and helpful and should be praised for...More

Thank Love2liveKk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place right on our doorstep to go for some fresh air and beautiful views! Nice for the children to run around and waste some energy! Just hope people can keep it as clean as they can whilst visiting here and not ruin it for...More

Thank ami94xx
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lovely tranquil place to visit. Surprisingly good facilities including bird hides. Popular with locals all the year round. Take your dog.. Lots of history, as it links into The Stopline Way.

Thank thebuckes
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful peaceful open walk around the reservoir and through friends. Kids enjoyed it also. Bird hide was closed when we went though.

Thank tash526
Reviewed August 15, 2018

A beautiful place to walk dogs & free parking too, not many places offer free parking these days. Dog poo bins dotted around is a bonus too.

Thank marge0460
Reviewed July 30, 2018

chard is a lovely town, and is in a location that lets you visit other towns villages that are in easy reach, Lime Regis just 20 minutes away, n many more , chard Reservoir must be one of the best in south west

Thank guestclive
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful spot in chard to visit and have a lovely walk, Watch and listen to nature. A lovely area for children to run and play also. Definitely recommend this to other families and friends, we visit often, my children and I love this place. Will...More

Thank Rachel B
Reviewed July 18, 2018

Free parking and entry to what initially looks like a park (lots if friendly people with dogs).... Then suddenly a beautiful resevoir lies in front of you. A wooded walk exposes orchids, insects and an abundance of bird varieties....then a stopping point (approx halfway round)...More

Thank SKSfree
Reviewed July 11, 2018

Tranquil and beautiful, well worth stopping in for a stroll around the reservoir, then onto the path that I believe used to be a rail line to find other interesting spots.

Thank Jeremy N
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