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Farmoor Reservoir is likely to attract those keen on watching the dinghy sailing especially at weekends, birdwatchers, and those who fancy a non-too-strenuous walk, say 1 - 2 hrs, on a hard path, flat ground, and with plenty to catch your attention. There is a...More
Extremely disappointed. £2 wasted. "No dog" signs everywhere except countryside walk which was muddy, dark, had dead rats, litter and was generally unpleasant. Unable to get up to reservoir due to "no dog" signs. Smells of sewage. My advice if you have a dog is...More
There is a £2 parking fee however when I visited at 8pm i did not need to pay as the barriers were open. It is open until 10pm.
When I was there the sun was setting and it was beautiful, great for taking photos. There...More
If I had realised before arrival that you had to pay to park I wouldnt have bothered. That's not to say that the facilities offered at the Reservoir might not be worth it, but I assume if you are using the water/boating facilities, you have...More
I took my two dogs to the countryside walk. The walk started at the car park which costs £2. Dogs are forbidden around the reservoir and there are notices stating that dogs carry contamination so must be kept away from the reservoir which supplies drinking...More
This secret gem is just outside Oxford and I mean just outside. A great walk. Fishing. Boating which is great to watch. Bird watching. Lots of loos scattered around the reservoir. Plenty of places to sit. Huge car park that costs just £2 (pay on...More
First visit to the reservoir, having checked the website. I knew which areas I was restricted to as a dog walker but was disappointed with the views and lack of seating along the walk. The final 1/4 mile takes you very close to the busy...More