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Arlington Reservoir and Nature Reserve

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Polegate BN26 6TF, England
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Dying of thirst

Went here today after reading the reviews left here. What a mistake, dying of thirst, needing a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Eric H
,
Dover, United Kingdom
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this is agreat place to visit.

takes about an hour to walk round. can get muddy after rain so be prepared. The kiosk does a great... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
pat h
,
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
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“lovely walk”(9 reviews)
“car park”(13 reviews)
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"circular walk"
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"lovely walk"
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"car park"
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"takes about an hour"
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"dog walk"
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"summer evening"
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"bird watch"
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"solar panels"
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"south downs"
in 5 reviews
"parking charge"
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"plenty of seats"
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"bacon sandwich"
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"small cafe"
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"well worth a visit"
in 5 reviews
"lovely place to visit"
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"home made cakes"
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"birds"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here today after reading the reviews left here. What a mistake, dying of thirst, needing a drink as it was so hot, what do I find, pulled in, parked paid our £2, got to the disabled toilet, used my key opened the door to...More

3  Thank Eric H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

takes about an hour to walk round. can get muddy after rain so be prepared. The kiosk does a great bacon butty and a good mug of tea. definitely recomended.

Thank pat h
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Reviewed 13 February 2018

We came here for a walk around the reservoir last year and afterwards, discovered the fabulous food at the kiosk in the car park. Paul & Dave that run the place are lovely. They serve the most amazing toasted sandwiches we have ever tasted.They also...More

1  Thank Sarah S
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Came here for the first time today and what a hidden gem i didnt no about! I wanted to find somewhere that me and boyf could take some photos and have a walk... i was pleasantly surprised by this lovely walk. It takes about an...More

1  Thank Emma B
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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

I take my dogs here quite regularly as it’s a really nice walk. Takes around an hour to get the whole way round. This is definitely a walk for the summer months as in the winter it can be very wet and windy. They have...More

2  Thank Haffenden1987
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

A walk around the reservoir will take at least an hour, keep the water on one side and you cant get lost.

Thank Mikysussex
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

In pleasant weather this is a great place to walk around, with assorted flora & fauna. Shame the view is spoiled in places by a solar panel farm !!

Thank Tonybythesea
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

If you like walks that get you away from other people , this is not for you. The pathways on the circular walk are bounded by trees on both sides mostly which don't allow you a view of the reservoir. I suppose this is to...More

Thank JRSpigot
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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

I took my elderly (90) mother to Arlington Reservoir and Nature Reserve plus our two small dogs. The parking is very reasonable, the cafe and facilities are very good as is the picnic area. Beyond this, however, the terrain varies from uneven grass and cambers...More

Thank Jane E
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Reviewed 26 July 2017

This is a pleasant place for walk that takes about 45 minutes to complete. You start off through Parkland go down through the woods and around the reservoir concourse and then the walk back to the car park is through an area like a smallholding...More

Thank David S
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Yvonne B
24 June 2017|
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Response from Robert G | Reviewed this property |
The cafe is dog friendly and yes they are open Sundays, but there are only 3 indoor tables but it's more like a porch open at the front but there are picnic tables at the front of the cafe.
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suerainbird
3 June 2017|
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Response from CynRow | Reviewed this property |
Yes very dog friendly, plenty on poop bins and drinking water for dogs by the cafe .
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Janet W
15 August 2016|
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Response from Hazel C | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are both in the car park. Two very friendly men in the cafe, I think they are closed on Mondays.
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