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Weston Turville Reservoir

Surrounded by the lovely Buckinghamshire countryside, Weston Turville Reservoir is a wonderful oasis of water, woods and wildlife. Just the place for family walks and budding nature detectives! The reservoir is managed by Bucks, Berks & Oxon Wildlife Trust (BBOWT) on behalf of the Canal & River Trust.

General information

Address: Weston Turville Reservoir, World's End Lane, Weston Turville, Bucks

Visit time: 1- 2 hours

Price: Once you're there, it won't cost you a thing

Parking: The closest free parking can be found in a long lay-by on World's End Lane adjacent to the reservoir.

Toilets: There are no toilets at the reservoir, the nearest are in the local pubs and the garden centre.

Free visitor guide

Great for

There is an active sailing club on the reservoir - Aylesbury Sailing Club, for membership details visit: www.aylesburysailingclub.org.uk The reservoir teems with big fish, if you fancy having a go contact Prestwood & District Angling Club who lease the fishing rights at www.facebook.com/PrestwoodAndDistrictAC

  • Dog walking (with dogs on leads please)
  • Fishing
  • Jogging
  • Sailing
  • Bird spotting
  • Wildlife spotting

Nearby

World's End Garden Centre

Spot a boat

There are lots of sailing boats to see on the reservoir.

Refreshments

Wildlife

You may see:

  • Swans
  • Ducks
  • Dragonflies
  • Damselflies
  • Tufted ducks
  • Coot & Moorhens
  • Teals
  • Shoveler
  • Water Rail
  • Variety of birds

Visit the bird hides and spot waterbirds. Winter is a great time to spot wildfowl such as Teal, Shoveler and Tufted Ducks. You might hear 'piglet squeals' of the water rail: the reservoir is its only breeding place in Buckinghamshire. The reservoir is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) of national importance and is managed by Bucks, Berks & Oxon Wildlife Trust.