Meldon Reservoir, near Okehampton, Devon
map ref : LR191 560910
Near Okehampton it lies at nearly 900 ft above sea level. The banks are steep sided, but access is possible around part of the lake perimeter. However, there are plenty of walks on the moor overlooking the water.
By crossing the dam (which was completed in 1972), you can enjoy views of the water spanning the West Okement Valley. Meldon Viaduct can be seen on the north western edge of Dartmoor.
National Cycle Route 27 runs nearby, from which Meldon Dam can be reached. For further information visit www.sustrans.co.uk
Anglers may fish for brown trout for free with an Environment Agency rod licence from 15 March - 12 October.
For further information
Telephone: 01288 321262
- disabled access
- picnic area
- trout fishing
- woodland walk footpath