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Nice out of town spot

Local to me and somewhere to take the grandkids away from the town. They love feeding the ducks... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bristol, United Kingdom
Well worth a visit .

Our visit to the Lake visiter centre was on the last day in July so of course it was very busy... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Tony C
Bristol, United Kingdom
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Chew Magna, Bristol BS40 8TF, England
+44 1275 333345
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Local to me and somewhere to take the grandkids away from the town. They love feeding the ducks, having a picnic and the play park. Parking £2 a day or a year pass £20, bargain for me who visits regularly. Onsite chip shop, sit in...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Terrible!! Whatever happened to the days of being able to actually walk around the lake? Now it's all private owned land that's gated with no access. If you're thinking of going for a nice walk around chew valley lake ..... Don't bother!! Money hungry people...More

2  Thank Nicola A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Travelled from south Somerset, via West Harptree. Would be helpful to have a brown signpost at West Harptree, advising drivers to turn right. We'd visited this perhaps 10 years ago, and so nice to see the new children's play area plus the new Salt &...More

1  Thank MarmaladeSandwich
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Our visit to the Lake visiter centre was on the last day in July so of course it was very busy . We were initially dissapointed at the lack of disabled parking spaces , in fact we could only see one which was already taken...More

1  Thank Tony C
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Had been meaning to visit for years so when we found out one of the Gromit sculptures was there we finally got round to going. It was alright but nothing special. Luckily found right path to take after speaking to a local in the car...More

1  Thank redfamily1-4
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

We took a family trip to tick off the Gromit located at Chew Lakes. The cafe/restaurant was very busy and in the sunshine, there was plenty of space to enjoy a picnic. We attempted to follow one of the trails around the lake, but it...More

3  Thank B3anhead
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Good walks and views of the lakes and lots of bird wildlife. Various places to stop and take views of leaks

Thank Maurice S
Reviewed 8 June 2018

lovely lake with ducks, geese and swans to feed, food sold in shop. Big car park ,restaurant and take away. bench table seating outside take away with brollies. I cannot rave about the fish and chips enough! excellent food served hot and fresh. play area...More

2  Thank sunbatherW_s_M
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

Visited Chew Valley Lake whilst holidaying in Wookey Hole. First the good bits - car parking is good, being clean, tidy and well laid out to take in the views. Picnic bays provide some privacy and protection from the wind. Bugbears? Main one is signage....More

2  Thank DrKeith456
Reviewed 30 April 2018

We were here on a lovely sunny day in April and the view was stunning. This attraction now has a children's play area which keeps them entertained and a very good cafe restaurant serving excellent food

1  Thank SPdiner
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29 July 2018|
Response from Maurice S | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not sure but try Bristol Water, Chew Valley website. Have fun when you go.
roland w
22 May 2018|
Response from Lynne Sara G | Reviewed this property |
Evening Roland When we visited we did see craft on the lake but best check that you can with the boating club ( situated next to the lake)
Sammie-Kate D
3 February 2018|
Response from Chris T | Reviewed this property |
Sorry no you can only walk your dogs from the car park outside the cafe to the 2nd car park then it's a small bridge ove a stream which is the limit for dogs. Humans can walk further but could not as we had a dog.