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Roadford Lake Country Park

Dartmoor National Park, Okehampton PL6 0JL, England
+44 1409 211507
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Sailing taster session

Really good experience here, we went for a 2 hour taster session myself, wife and daughter. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mark J
Chepstow, United Kingdom
What a lovely location

My husband has had sailing lessons on Sunday. Very good indeed. Lovely people and location. Very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Exeter, United Kingdom
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“water sports” (11 reviews)
“car park” (12 reviews)
Dartmoor National Park, Okehampton PL6 0JL, England
+44 1409 211507
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Really good experience here, we went for a 2 hour taster session myself, wife and daughter. The instructor Alex was super, really engaging and gave us a lot of hands on tuition. We were all sailing by the end of it and had a great...More

Thank Mark J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband has had sailing lessons on Sunday. Very good indeed. Lovely people and location. Very good training, equipment etc. First time , no wind. Second time, lots. Really good experience

Thank dannysueyeofarm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went camping at Oak Tree Lane and we came here for a walk and it has beautiful scenery and grounds are very well kept and clean. Thoroughly enjoyable

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We wanted a good long walk to blow away the cobwebs and this place certainly provided that! Easy to find, easy to park and really good facilities. Walked and walked and walked.... woodland trails around the edge of the reservoir, meadows, all kept very natural...More

Thank Winterprincess1
Reviewed 17 July 2017

I came here with my family for a walk around the lake on my birthday. I had not long come out of hospital but still had a fabulous time.

Thank Paula P
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

We took our kayaks down to the lake, a lovely day out. It costs £7 per boat to launch your own boat but worth it for the safety of the lake. We were able to play on the lake all afternoon with our teenage girls...More

Thank Tracy D
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

We have just bought a kayak and have been looking for places to use it that are easily accessible as its really heavy and we also have two young children in tow. We looked up this lake on the SW lakes trust website and google...More

3  Thank victoria m
Donna S, Manager at Roadford Lake Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2017

Hello Victoria, thanks for your feedback, apologies that you didn’t feel welcome paddling at the lake as this was not our intention. The reason we believe you found the information hard to come by was because you landed on our charity website (swlakestrust.org.uk) rather than...More

Reviewed 29 May 2017

Stumbled across this lake/reservoir/country park on the journey back to Nottinghamshire from Cornwall, when we were looking for a place to rest up for a couple of hours. It really is a lovely place. Easy to reach off the main road, quiet, secluded, plenty of...More

Thank pdttaylor
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Roadford is near Okehampton and a short distance from the A30. If you have the time, allow at least half a day to do it justice, but unfortunately we couldn't stay that long. If you have the stamina there are lots of walks and a...More

Thank Nothard2please46
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Come here quite often, very peaceful location and fantastic views, great place to bring your children or grand kids and have a picnic, the onsite cafe is also very nice and the staff very polite and helpful.

Thank Bob H
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Tina J
2 January 2017|
Response from Donna S | Property representative |
Hello, thank you for your question. Please go to our website southwestlakes then to activities - Walking - Roadford Lake for various walks and distances around Roadford Lake. Happy Running.
Katy G
29 May 2016|
Response from Donna S | Property representative |
Hello, please accept my apologies for the delay in replying to your question. Gaddacombe is the closest car park for pond dipping.
Paul C
23 May 2016|
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Response from Donna S | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you for your question. Yes we do ask that dogs are kept on the lead. We do however have an enclosed run for dogs on the 2nd tier of our car park which you are welcome to let them off in. Dogs are also not... More