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Great scenery, massive reservoir

We drove around the reservoir after visiting the Warleigh Christ Church, which is located over... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
266mps
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
lovely views

the reservior was lovely but as always in sri lanka it a shame about the rubbish floating... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2018
Chris D
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Bay of Plenty Region, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We drove around the reservoir after visiting the Warleigh Christ Church, which is located over looking the reservoir. It was a fantastic drive on winding roads amid hills full of tea plantations. Surrounding area is beautiful and plenty of walking around can be done. This...More

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Reviewed 26 May 2018

the reservior was lovely but as always in sri lanka it a shame about the rubbish floating everywhere views form summerville were lovely

Thank Chris D
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Hatton's best attraction is Castlereagh. It's morning view is breathtaking. A wonderful place to sit down with a steaming cuppa. One's silence can be devastated with the Kovil chanting, but then again that's the local atmospheric pleasure. Catch a glimpse of the occasional aircraft landing,...More

Thank Chummy77
Reviewed 27 April 2018

Our trip included chance to go out on the water and experience views from water level - our guide for the day organised a canoe for when we arrived. Good fun lovely scenery.

Thank ajh201617
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

Castlereagh reservoir is close to Hatton town and surrounded on almost every side by tea plantations. It really is a stunningly beautiful place which benefits from a cool breeze. From Hatton if you come past Warleigh Church (well worth a visit) down the B149, the...More

1  Thank Harry T
Reviewed 27 December 2017

We were staying at Tea Trails Summerville which is situated on the reservoir, the pace of life is slow and leisurely

1  Thank JAC1951
Reviewed 10 November 2017

a large man made reservoir use for canuing boat rides the view from our room was worth seeing. the reservoir is worth a visit

1  Thank herbiefrogg
Reviewed 8 September 2017

The dam creates the iconic Castlereigh Reservoir, which is almost maintained by the inflow of water from the Kehalgamu Oya. The power station consists of two 25-megawatt units, totalling the plant capacity to 50 MW. Both units were commissioned in January 1965.

1  Thank Ralini
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Truly scenic with rolling hills in the background filled with tea plantations. Can be compared to the lake district in England. The vastness of the reservoir means that there are endless trails for walking coupled with a mild weather makes it a prefect place for...More

Thank Sungimann
Reviewed 6 August 2017

One of the loveliest place I have ever been.You can see a clear view from the Christ church.A place you should visit

Thank ari m
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