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Swithland Reservoir

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Kinchley Lane | Swithland, Quorn, Loughborough, England
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Great to see from the road

But even better views from the GCR trains that cross the viaduct. The evening dining trains even... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
digbyl177
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Saintes, France
Lovely Views

Been here few times for work training programmes and also family walks, never disappoints, with... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mohamed S
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England, United Kingdom
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6 days ago
“Great to see from the road”
Mar 21, 2018
“Lovely View and Surprisingly Untouched”
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Kinchley Lane | Swithland, Quorn, Loughborough, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

But even better views from the GCR trains that cross the viaduct. The evening dining trains even stop for you to enjoy the views and birdlife.

Thank digbyl177
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been here few times for work training programmes and also family walks, never disappoints, with the lovely views of the reservoir, food is difficult to get so best bring your own, great for exploring and walks with the family.

Thank Mohamed S
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Reviewed 22 March 2018

This location, hard to get to by food, is a beautiful reservoir with historic landmarks. It is a shame there isn't much information regarding the overflow/pattern (my memory fails me). However if you are a MTB/crosscountry cyclist, Swithland Reservoir gives for a nice open (and...More

Thank Andrew B
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

A reservoir is an artificial body of water created to supply drinking and industrial water to local sources. As such it does it job. Also has some interesting bird life - herons, bitterns and assorted ducks and geese.

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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

This is a brilliant location within the Leicestershire forests for walking/exploring with the family. This venue offers acres of interesting walks and sights to see, including a lake and historic trees. This is an excellent venue for stretching the legs, challenging runs, or views of...More

1  Thank simonwilliampizzey
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Reviewed 12 December 2017

There's no official parking, or visitor centre, it's not that type of place. This is a Severn Trent Water reservoir that's been here decades, peaceful, unspoilt. Kinchley Lane meanders down to the dam, beware it is twisty and narrow! Glimpses of the reservoir appear through...More

1  Thank Riggeruk
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

Lots of Nature, Trees, Flowers, Animals, Ducks, Birds, On a dry warm day, you will enjoy your trip here.

1  Thank westiegeo
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

Nice scenic views either from the railway that crosses the reservoir or from the dam that you can drive too but thats about it. No real car park, no facilities and you can't walk round. I wouldn't bother !!

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Reviewed 30 July 2017

A lovely body of water, cut in half by the Great Central Railway line, where some fantastic views can be seen. Great wildlife, Highly Recommended.

Thank malc1005
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