Burrator Reservoir, Plymouth
Categories: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
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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Burrator Reservoir is one of Devon's best sites to visit on Dartmoor. You can drive, cycle or walk around the edge and get a good view of the reservoir and the village of Sheepstor. At any time of the... read more »
A lovely walk around the resevoir, it is about 4 miles round trip, but there are places where you can stop and take in the view. Lots of free parking but please don't leave valuables on show as it is ... read more »
the views are superb around burrator in all seasons but in Autumn with the colours of the leaves it is fantastic.as you walk around there are so many tiny waterfalls and springs to see.ithe walk is ma... read more »
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