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Foremark Reservoir

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I don’t live too far away but have never visited here before. There is a £3 entry fee to get into... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Miss_Teach1
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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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Mr Gilbert

Love the place grand kids love it too take dog with us nice coffee and Ice lolly lovely walks... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
Neil G
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Derby, 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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Milton DE65 6EG, England
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All reviews views are lovely car park lovely place cafe on site nature reserve play area small shop ample parking would recommend a visit severn trent ice cream coffee shop carver scenery woodland picnic bbqs
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I don’t live too far away but have never visited here before. There is a £3 entry fee to get into the car park. There are plenty of spaces and lots of benches around near the car park. (There are two car parks-not sure how...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Miss_Teach1
SevernTrent W, customer relations at Foremark Reservoir, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi :) Thank you for the review based upon your visit :) The weather hasn't been great over the last few weeks so the ground wouldn't of been great :( hopefully you'll visit us again when it's warmer and even have an ice cream if...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It’s so lovely here. Nice little cafe and some great walks. Ample parking. Nice ice cream. Very good for dogs.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank shirleyeSheffieldUK
SevernTrent W, Customer Care at Foremark Reservoir, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi, Thank you for your lovely review. Foremark really is a great place for a walk, no matter the weather. I hope we see you there again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Toilets were very clean the small shop did a variety of hot and cold food the walks were lovely and well signposted will definitely be going back would expect it to be very busy in good weather

Date of experience: December 2018
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SevernTrent W, Customer Care at Foremark Reservoir, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi, Thank you for your wonderful review. I'm so glad you had a great time. Hope to see you there again soon

Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Love the place grand kids love it too take dog with us nice coffee and Ice lolly lovely walks around reservoir well kept cheap at £3.00 to park value for money

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Neil G
SevernTrent W, Customer Relations at Foremark Reservoir, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2018

Hello Mr Gilbert, Thanks for your lovely review. We hope to see you again soon :) Make sure to wrap up warm. Many Thanks

Reviewed 29 September 2018 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

Date of experience: September 2018
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SevernTrent W, Customer Relations at Foremark Reservoir, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2018

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 23 August 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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Graham J
SevernTrent W, Customer Advisor at Foremark Reservoir, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 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 17 August 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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Cmf29
SevernTrent W, Customer Care at Foremark Reservoir, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 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 7 August 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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank twatofalad
SevernTrent W, Customer Relations at Foremark Reservoir, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 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 6 August 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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank sarika12018
SevernTrent W, Customer Relations at Foremark Reservoir, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 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 4 August 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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank SixtyOne
SevernTrent W, Customer Relations at Foremark Reservoir, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 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

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joannaeds
26 June 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
11 June 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
23 May 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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