TQ6532 : Inlet of Bewl Water Reservoir

taken 4 years ago, near to Cousley Wood, East Sussex, Great Britain

Inlet of Bewl Water Reservoir
Inlet of Bewl Water Reservoir
As seen from the Round Reservoir route from Newbarn Farm, heading around the reservoir towards Long Wood near Little Whiligh Farm.

Combewell Wood is seen across the reservoir, across another inlet.
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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TQ6532, 55 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 21 September, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 25 September, 2013
Geographical Context
Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Lakes, Wetland, Bog  Woodland, Forest  Water resources 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 6594 3234 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:3.9847N 0:22.0151E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 6599 3223
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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