Search Results for "1"

Burrator Newsletter 17

Hi Everyone, 1.Restoration of Wembley Walk When Burrator Reservoir was completed in 1898, it cut the old road leading to Sheepstor in two, leaving an abandoned section of road between Burrator Lodge and the water`s edge. When the reservoir was being enlarged in the 1920`s, George Shillibeer, the resident reservoir caretaker amassed a collection of…

Read more

10 things you may not know about South West Lakes Trust

Everyone has that one special lake which is their favourite – a place where you regularly walk the dog or take the kids to let off some steam in the play area, a place to enjoy a spot of fishing or your favourite watersport or simply a place where you can indulge in a slice…

Read more

The Great Somerset Walk 2018

On Sunday 25 March join St. Margaret’s Hospice Care for the annual Great Somerset Walk – a 13k walk around the spectacular Wimbleball Lake. The walk will commence at 11.00am and will take approximately 3-4 hours to complete. Registration will be open from 9.00am at the Duck Café area. The café will be open from 9.00am where you can buy bacon…

Read more

Burrator News 15

Hi Everyone, 1. Summer holiday family fun at Burrator! Well August has happened! We have held 4 fun filled family days here attended by 496 people! Each day was themed around habitats: Meadows, Woodlands, Wetlands and Hedges. Activities included different types of outdoor cooking including bread, bannock and pizzas in our new cob oven, woodwork…

Read more

FREE Exhibition on PCWW 1917 Boundary Stones

2017 is the centenary of the erection of the first set of boundary stones which encircle Burrator Reservoir and which extend as far west as Leeden Tor; 21.8km (13.6 miles) north to North Hessary Tor; east to Eylesbarrow and south to Sheeps Tor. Cut from granite with a pyramid shaped top and with PCWW 1917…

Read more