Gregory Lake, Nuwara Eliya

In the heart of tea country, Gregory Lake offers a variety of outdoor activities, which make it extremely popular with both foreign tourists and locals. When you visit, you can boat, horseback ride around the like, or take a leisurely stroll along the area's 5 km (3.1 mi) path. You'll find several food vendors selling snacks here, so you can enjoy a picnic surrounded by lush scenery and cooled by a fresh mountain breeze. Using our custom trip planner, Nuwara Eliya attractions like Gregory Lake can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • The costs of boating are over rated. The entrance ticket itself is a rip off. The walk and surrounding is very clean and lively, but not worth the money.  more »
  • Must visit if you haven't been here before. Its a nice lake in Nuwaraeliya where we called Little England. There are some boat rides, but no need to do them. Just enjoy the surronding if you wish to h...  more »
  • A spot to visit and look around in the city of Nuwara Eliya. Very peaceful, not much activity in the area.  more »
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  • Excellent location for water sports activities in Nuwara Eliya. definitely do a super hi speed jet boat ride. Specially kids love to play around the area and the activities. There are good food outlets.
  • Gregory lake is in the heart of hill country Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka. It was constructed during the period of British Governor Sir William Gregory in 1873. Now it's a very popular tourist spot. It's is surrounded with beautiful mountains, buildings, tea estates. Can do water sport activities. Horse ride also there. There is tasty takeout food shops available. Kids activities also there. Best place for family picnic.
  • Very beautiful place. There are some good food in there too also horse rides
  • Nice place the lake is full of people and it is a very good place to go jet skiing. There is one man u have to safe from he literally wrecks u. MAKE SURE YOU TAKE GLOVES GOSH IT'S FREEZING THERE. suddenly clouds drop and temp goes other 5 degrees
  • Beautiful place to spend a morning or a late afternoon. Plenty of places to eat and lots of activities for the entire family.
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