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Weston Turville Reservoir


Planning your visit

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

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

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

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.

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.

Parking

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

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