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Clatworthy Reservoir

Clatworthy Reservoir Somerset

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photographs, information, and places of interest, in and around Clatworthy Reservoir, in Somerset.

Clatworthy Reservoir as seen from the car parking area at Clatworthy, not far from Wiveliscombe, Somerset

Clatworthy Reservoir is situated in the Brendon Hills, on the edge of the Exmoor National Park, in the west of Somerset. The reservoir was created in 1958 by impounding water from the River Tone by building a concrete dam across the valley.

The site is home to a variety of wildlife, including geese, grebes, swans, roe deer, red deer, and badgers. Clatworthy is popular with anglers who fish either from the banks or from a boat for brown and rainbow trout in the over one billion gallons of water the reservoir usually holds. Walkers can walk the perimeter of the reservoir in around three hours.

Local pubs and restaurants: The Bear; Lowtrow Cross; Ralegh's Cross Inn; Rock Inn; White Hart

Accommodation in the area: Bindon country House Hotel, Cleve Spa Hotel, Corner House B&B, Courtyard Inn, Cridlands Barn Bed and Breakfast, The Rock Inn, Washbattle Mill Barns, White Hart Hotel, Woodlands Farm Bathealton

Nearby places of interest; Clatworthy Reservoir, Coombe Sydenham, Wimbleball Lake

Nearby towns and villages: Bampton; Brendon Hill; Brompton Ralph; Brompton Regis; Chipstable; Clatworthy; Clayhanger; Dulverton; Elworthy; Huish Champflower; Langley Marsh; Monksilver; Roadwater; Skilgate; Upton; Washbattle; Waterrow; Wiveliscombe

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