TQ6732 : Bewl Water Reservoir

taken 4 years ago, near to Three Leg Cross, East Sussex, Great Britain

Bewl Water Reservoir
Bewl Water Reservoir
As seen from Claphatch Lane near Greenwoods.

Looking across to the woodland near Hazelhurst Farm.
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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TQ6732, 16 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 21 September, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 24 September, 2013
Geographical Context
Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Lakes, Wetland, Bog  Woodland, Forest  Water resources 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 6761 3224 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:3.9017N 0:23.4411E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 6713 3238
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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