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Bewl Water Country Park

Bewl Water Country Park has a great deal to offer you and your family no matter what your interests, including walking, adventure playgrounds, fishing and watersports. Whether you wish to entertain the family or simply unwind and relax, you will find lots of ways to do it at Bewl Water.


Bewl Water Country Park is considered one of the UK's top still water fly-fisheries.

The fishery includes:

  • 'Any Method' fishing
  • Trout fishing
  • Disabled access for boat anglers
  • Secluded and sheltered bays
  • Expanse and panoramic views
  • Stocks of flies and tackle, waterproof clothing and wellies

Open 7 days a week from 8.30am to 5.15pm during fishing season which starts 21 March.

Walking, Riding and Cycling

The 12.5 mile Round Reservoir Route is open all year round for walkers. Walk around and take in the sights of the beautiful woodland and meadow countryside which is home to a rich variety of wildlife. The walk can take up to 6 hours or more to complete and there are many beautiful places to sit and enjoy a picnic. Please note suitable footwear is essential for walkers.

The Reservoir Route is also open to riders and cyclists depending on weather and track conditions.

When riding or cycling please be aware that:

  • Cyclists and horse riders must give way to pedestrians at all times
  • Riders must keep to low speed at all times and give audible warning when approaching other track users

Sponsered walks and other charity events are available

Water Sports

In conjunction with specialist clubs and associations, Bewl Water Country Park offers a range of exciting water activities on the largest lake in the South East.

The Swallow Boat Cruise

The Swallow Boat can be hired exclusively for many occasions including Weddings, Birthdays, Children's Parties, Corporate Events, Hens and Stag Parties. You can even treat your loved one to a unique, romantic sunset cruise for two.

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