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Burrator Reservoir, Plymouth

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A unique spot in a landscape of moors and rocky hills, Burrator Reservoir provides easy walks, fishing, cycling, or more strenuous hikes into Dartmoor National Park. Enjoy an easy 5.6 km (3.5 mi) walk around the reservoir, which only takes about two hours. Ice cream trucks are common, so stop to fuel-up after your walk. To satisfy your craving for home cooking, fish for trout with a permit (bought at the garage in Yelverton). Parking is available in multiple locations. Burrator Reservoir is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our custom trip planner, Plymouth Edition.
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  • recommend the local village Dousland for horse riders, walkers and cyclist, the local inn called the burrator inn is excellent, hospitality and food is excellent. they have rooms for extended stays. l...  more »
  • Beautiful location. Lots of walks to get you away from the masses, relatively flat walks if you prefer that but also access to some Tors if you want more if a challenge. Don't just restrict yourself t...  more »
  • A great opportunity to either walk around the reservoir, stopping at the recovery centre and then in the summer take an ice cream. Can be busy parking in the summer but it's available all year round. ...  more »