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Bewl Water

Closes in 24 min: 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Open today: 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Great day

Really nice place, toke the kids for bike ride and had pub lunch half way around, great day alround... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jenny H
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Tenerife, Spain
Beautiful place ruined by staff who couldn't care less

We love Bewl Water. We visit with our three children regularly. Not often I write a review, but had... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Jeremy B
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Bewl Water is the largest stretch of open water in the South East. The 800 acre site is set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, in the heart of the High Weald. Open all year, a visit to this stunning lake is fantastic family fun and great...more
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Bewl Water Bewlbridge Lane, Lamberhurst, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN3 8JH, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Really nice place, toke the kids for bike ride and had pub lunch half way around, great day alround if you like a long walk or cycle ride

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jenny H
Reviewed 5 days ago

We love Bewl Water. We visit with our three children regularly. Not often I write a review, but had to just say the staff here are so disinterested it's enough to put you off coming. Fortunately Bedgebury Forest is very close by, so we will...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jeremy B
BewlWater, Public Relations Manager at Bewl Water, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Jeremy B, Thank you for leaving Bewl Water a review. Firstly may I apologise that your experience did not reach your expectations. Please let me assure you that your issues have been dealt with internally. We do hope we will get the chance to...More

Reviewed 12 February 2019

I visited here with my kids who love the playground which has an action assault course. There is a restaurant with reasonable lunch choice though food not great. Rather bizarre sighting whilst eating. A man with an Elvis hairstyle, white suit and boots with an...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Dawn B
Reviewed 4 February 2019 via mobile

A stunning dog walk at Bewl. We go all year round. Plenty of parking. Kids love the play area and there is also soft play if the weather is inclement. In the warmer months it’s nice to go for a trip on the boat. Well...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jordan1981London
BewlWater, Public Relations Manager at Bewl Water, responded to this reviewResponded 4 February 2019

Dear Jordan1981London, Thank you for taking the time to write Bewl Water a review. It is always a pleasure to have feedback, especially from our most loyal returning guests. I am delighted to read that you enjoy dog walks around the grounds of Bewl Water...More

Reviewed 16 January 2019

The area around Bewl Water is very well set out for walking, cycling and dog walking. It is very scenic and picturesque. The facilities are good and clearly marked. It is a lovely place to spend the day whatever the weather.More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Mrs Jill C
BewlWater, Public Relations Manager at Bewl Water, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2019

Dear Mrs Jill C, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review. It is a pleasure to read your wonderful comments regarding the facilities. I have shared your review with the team at Bewl Water. We look forward to welcoming...More

Reviewed 13 January 2019 via mobile

Arrived to enjoy a day at Bewl starting with breakfast, which turns out to be non existent. Made do with a scone, which was rock hard and freezing or stale but whatever made it inedible. Coffee tasting like warm water. No interest from staff who...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Sarah936
BewlWater, Public Relations Manager at Bewl Water, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2019

Dear Sarah936, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit. I am so sorry that your experience fell short of your expectations; this is by no means the standard we aim to deliver to our visitors. Please accept my personal apologies for...More

Reviewed 26 December 2018

We decided to eat out on Christmas Day for the first time and chose Bewl. We have eaten here before and always found the food outstanding. (The Boat house Bistro is separate from Bewl's Waterfront cafe). We were not disappointed. Fantastic food, great service, relaxed...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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BewlWater, Public Relations Manager at Bewl Water, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2019

Dear Nooneisperfect, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review following your Christmas Day Lunch at The Boat House Bistro. It is a pleasure to read your wonderful comments regarding the food, service and atmosphere. I have shared your review...More

Reviewed 24 December 2018 via mobile

Well where do we start, apart from the pigs in blankets the whole experience was appalling. Total lack of organisation in every way, we had our son booked for 2.00pm to see Father Christmas and when we arrived at Bewl there was a few small...More

Date of experience: December 2018
4  Thank Darren S
BewlWater, Public Relations Manager at Bewl Water, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2019

Dear Darren S, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review following your trip to the Christmas Experience. I am sorry that our Christmas Experience did not meet your expectations. We take customer feedback very seriously and I have passed your comments...More

Reviewed 23 December 2018 via mobile

As a family of four we paid almost £100 to come to what was billed as a "magical" day out and we were therefore expecting something really special. However on arrival we found really nothing more than a few tired fairground rides in a car...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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BewlWater, Public Relations Manager at Bewl Water, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2019

Dear djwhisky, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review following your trip to the Christmas Experience. I am sorry that our Christmas Experience did not meet your expectations. We take customer feedback very seriously and I have passed your comments onto...More

Reviewed 23 December 2018 via mobile

Having read all the bad reviews I rang ahead to air my concerns...I was advised not to worry and that we’d have a good day..We did have an ok couple of hours but it wasn’t what was advertised at all. The whole place had a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank haahoo
BewlWater, Public Relations Manager at Bewl Water, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2019

Dear haahoo, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review following your trip to the Christmas Experience. I am sorry that not all aspects of the Christmas Experience met your expectations. We take customer feedback very seriously and I have passed your...More

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sgr2010
8 March 2019|
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Response from mathtimms | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so, but you can drive right up to it.
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27 July 2018|
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Response from gavlar778 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure to honest. Just be aware of the possibility of blue algea. A few dogs have died there this year
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