TQ6833 : looking across to the Bewl Water Dam

taken 13 years ago, near to The Down, Kent, Great Britain

looking across to the Bewl Water Dam
looking across to the Bewl Water Dam
The largest reservoir in SE England
Bewl Water Reservoir
Laying on the Kent and East Sussex border, the reservoir was created between 1973 and 1975, and is the largest inland area of water in the South East of England.

To create the reservoir a 300m long dam was built and a large number of buildings had to be demolished, including some listed buildings which were relocated.

There is a visitor centre and café, boat rides, sailing club, and fishing areas. There is a 13 mile (depending on route) bridleway and footpath around the reservoir.

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TQ6833, 49 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 17 July, 2004   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 6 April, 2006
Category
Reservoir > Reservoir   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 680 335 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:4.5740N 0:23.8098E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 676 328
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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