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Burrator Reservoir, Plymouth

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#2 of 27 in Parks in Plymouth
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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  • August 21, 2017
    Burrator is a great place to walk around for a nice gentle stroll around quiet country lanes. It is also a good starting point for a more adventurous walk up onto the moor. It is close to Down tor and...  more »
  • August 20, 2017
    I love Burrator Resevoir. There's a lovely walk that's fairly even, with no massive hills in a beautiful and scenic area. Parking is reasonable and there's usually an ice cream van to top off your wal...  more »
  • August 18, 2017
    I came here with friends for a picnic and walk and had a great day. Several types of walks are available in the area from short level walks to climbs up over the tors. If you have an OS map make sure ...  more »

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