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Burrator Reservoir, Plymouth
(4.7/5 based on 550+ reviews on the web)
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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  • Great for walks in Autumn the colours of the trees are amazing.A good area for picnics in the summer 
  • I walked around here last week, it took me 1 hour and 15 minuets. There were many people out, families pushing around their babies, young children going around on their bikes, serious walkers and bike...  more »
  • Situated a short drive from Plymouth Burrator Reservoir is a nice place to go for a walk and enjoy the fresh air. Park by the main dam and take the road either way around the reservoir, enjoy the fres...  more »