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Bewl Water

Bewlbridge Lane, Lamberhurst, Kent, TN3 8JH

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Children playing on a log at Bewl Water, Kent

About

Bewl Water is open, but some activities are restricted. Please check the pop-up notice on their website before visiting. They have also made a video showing their social distancing measures.

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Bewl Water is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, located in the heart of the High Weald. Home to the largest stretch of inland water in the South East, Bewl Water boasts a stunning reservoir, scenic woodland walks, cycle paths as well as many activities for the whole family.

Situated near the picturesque town of Lamberhurst, Bewl Water is within an hour's drive of Tunbridge Wells, Hastings, Tonbridge, Maidstone, Ashford, Eastbourne and Sevenoaks via the adjacent A21, a trip to Bewl Water makes for a great day out on the Kent and Sussex border.

Activities

Activities at Bewl Water include fishing, an aqua park, sailing, cycling, boating and an adventure playground. Whether you fancy a scenic walk around the reservoir (which takes around 5-6 hours for the average walker), or for those who prefer something more challenging why not cycle the route! For children there are facilities available all year round to keep them entertained including our exciting adventure playground. Throughout half term breaks there are kids’ camps which involve nature trails, playing on the mini ranger cars, ultimate frisbee, laser tag challenge and rounders.

Dining

There are two restaurants, The Waterfront Café, which has a range of healthy meals, snacks and hot/cold drinks to enjoy. For something more substantial there is the Boat House Bistro, which offers a choice of delicious home cooked meals including British Classics on a Friday and Sunday Roasts. The talented chefs in The Boat House Bistro offer a weekly changing menu with the freshest ingredients, all of which you can enjoy in the stunning Boat House Bistro, perched on the water’s edge.

Events and Conferences

With a range of event spaces Bewl Water makes the perfect location to hold private events, from milestone birthdays to christenings. With function spaces at both The Waterfront and The Boat House Bistro, Bewl Water can host occasions from intimate celebrations to award ceremonies for up to 100 people.

The versatile function rooms at Bewl Water also make it the ideal location for corporate events and functions including Christmas parties, networking events and award ceremonies, or smaller business meetings. With excellent facilities including onsite parking and AV facilities it is hard to beat the offering at Bewl Water.

Weddings

With the scenic landscape and panoramic views, it is understandable why so many couples have chosen Bewl Water as the stunning setting for their wedding day. Set in hundreds of acres of outstanding natural beauty, Bewl Water is the picture perfect location for your special day and a unique venue in Kent. Licensed to host both ceremony and reception, which means couples can marry with the backdrop of the beautiful reservoir at Bewl Water.

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4 of 5 stars
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      268
    • Very Good
      176
    • Average
      79
    • Poor
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    • Terrible
      40

    Recent Reviews:

    • Treats999
      London, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Lovely walks
      4 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 13th September 2020
      Bewl is s beautiful location to enjoy proper country walks. There are clear pathways which could be sign-posted better. There are benches around the water’s edge. The parking is plentiful and £5 for... Read full review
    • manicmumcrazylife
      Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
      The scenery is amazing just a shame on the food
      3 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 22nd September 2020
      We had an amazing day at Bewl, the kids loved it with so much to do all day with cycling, walking and the water park. I took some provisions but with 3 kids they are always hungry. Was so... Read full review
    • peebee43
      Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
      Beautiful Location
      4 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 27th September 2020
      We spent a very pleasant 2 hours in the blazing sunshine on the shores of the water. Pity the ferry had been left very high and dry due to the dry weather. I would have been nice to cruise around the... Read full review

    Map & Directions

    Road Directions

    Bewl Water is on the Kent/Sussex border near Lamberhurst, just off the A21. When approaching from the north, follow signs to Bewl Water and turn off the A21 onto Bewlbridge Lane. When approaching from the south, go past Flimwell and follow signs to Bewl Water, turning off the A21 onto Bewlbridge Lane. Follow Bewlbridge Lane for approximately 800 metres before turning left into the Bewl Water entrance. Car parks are signposted.

    Facilities

    Catering

    • On-Site cafe/restaurant
    • Picnic Site

    Establishment Features

    • Open all year round
    • Toilets

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking

    Provider Preferences

    • Outdoor Attraction

    Video

    • Aerial view of Aqua Park

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