TQ3328 : Dam, Ardingly Reservoir

taken 1 year ago, near to Ardingly, West Sussex, Great Britain

Dam, Ardingly Reservoir
Dam, Ardingly Reservoir
Ardingly Reservoir is a 198-acre (0.80 km2) reservoir that feeds the River Ouse in West Sussex, 5 miles (8 km) north of Haywards Heath. The villages of Ardingly and Balcombe are immediately to the east and north of the reservoir respectively. The reservoir was created in 1978 by damming Shell Brook, a tributary of the River Ouse which flows into the Ouse about 500m south of the Reservoir.

The Ardingly Activity Centre provides watersports for the public including wind surfing, canoeing, powerboating and dinghy sailing.

The reservoir is a popular fishing venue offering 3 miles (5 km) of freshwater fishing for carp, tench, pike, roach, rudd, eel, gudgeon, European perch and bream.

The west bank of the reservoir is private property of the Balcombe Estate but the north, south and east shores offer public rights of way and bridleways. Ornithologists are catered for with two bird hides situated on the east bank.

The site is a local Nature Reserve LinkExternal link


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Tuesday, 21 June, 2016   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 1 November, 2016
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3350 2878 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:2.5723N 0:5.8242W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3349 2870
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