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Wistlandpound, Kentisbury, Exmoor National Park EX31 4SJ, England
+44 1598 763719
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nice walk

Great place to walk around there's an even path all around the edge of the reservoir and part way... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bideford, United Kingdom
Wistlandpound Reservoir

Enjoy a charming walk around the Wistlandpound Reservoir and nature reserve. Here you can enjoy a... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2017
S Wales
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“car park” (5 reviews)
“lovely walk” (4 reviews)
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Wistlandpound, Kentisbury, Exmoor National Park EX31 4SJ, England
+44 1598 763719
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to walk around there's an even path all around the edge of the reservoir and part way round is a higher one through woodland, there are plenty of seats all around so you can take your time and enjoy the wildlife, scenery and...More

Thank Ritpetite96
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Enjoy a charming walk around the Wistlandpound Reservoir and nature reserve. Here you can enjoy a 40 minute walk around the beautiful Wistlandpound Reservoir and nature reserve. It's completely unspoilt and the scenery is typical of North Devon

1  Thank Mephistopheles
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

It is a lovely walk, you can walk right round the lake. It is calm and beautiful. There are some activities for the children to do around their. Lovely family day out. Takes roughly one and half to two hours to get round on a...More

Thank Angiemays
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Beautiful idyllic spot, take your time to enjoy the scenery and plenty of wildlife. Perfect spot for a picnic

Thank njbennet
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Good walks with possible sightings of birds and water fowl. Upper and lower carparks with pay and display. We stayed on the upper car park (the lower one was full) for 20 minutes and when we came back found our car had been vandalised with...More

Thank Frank S
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Stumbled upon a review of Whistlandpound reservoir on trip advisor and am so glad I did. What a delightful place. We were looking for somewhere to walk with our two dogs and this was just perfect. We took the higher route and enjoyed the forest...More

Thank Rocacidi
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We love this walk , a great easy path around the Wistlandpound Reservoir that is suitable for push chairs and wheelchairs. Easy access and a choice of parking...and some days there is even a Coffee Kart there form coffee Karamba.

Thank TomTeeganSnapper
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Love this place, so peaceful. The walks round the woods is beautiful. Great for dogs! Perfect for people who go muchroom hunting💖💖💖

Thank Jamiex1196
Reviewed 5 September 2016

This is the place to go when you want to contemplate life in general. A beautiful walk and very peaceful. There is now a lady at the entrance selling hot and cold drinks and a few snacks. We generally visit this place on a very...More

1  Thank Sue C
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Quiet spot away from the crowded beaches but still have a good time. Great to walk around the resevoir in about 45 mins to 1 hour with trim trail equipment on the way plus a bird hide and information panels. Watch the anglers and sailing....More

1  Thank JohnSFleet_Hants_UK
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31 July 2016|
Response from ClaireAdamMoss | Reviewed this property |
It says on an Exmoor information website about 2 miles. That sounds about right to me. It is a fab place, try Wimbleball next time, now that is a walk and a half!