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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 30 August 2018
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 5 September 2018
Peter M
South Petherton, United Kingdom
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  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“dog walkers”(6 reviews)
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Reviewed yesterday

Having birdwatched at Chard Reservoir for 47 years....way before it became a 'Nature Reserve', I am most disappointed with the way in which it is now managed by the local council. Far too many trees & scrub has been cut down & cleared, & most...More

Thank Piedfly
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was lucky enough to know Chard Reservoir nature reserve long before it became a nature reserve. It was always a great place providing a home to many nationally scarce species. Unfortunately it is now over managed for the masses and has subsequently lost most...More

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Reviewed 5 September 2018

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 1 September 2018 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 30 August 2018 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 29 August 2018

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 17 August 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 16 August 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 31 July 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 23 July 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
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