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This is the Yourcounty Bewl Water feature, it's one of the most beautiful and specular attractions in the area. Our Kent Tourism features are based on actual experience, shaped and encouraged by our user feedback and researcher interviews. We welcome your comments if you've visited Bewl or have some thoughts about local places of interest in general. Our contact details are at the bottom of the page.
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Bewl Water near Lamberhurst was opened to the public in 1975. Owned by Southern Water it is the largest area of open water in South East England. Set in an area of outstanding natural beauty in the heart of the High Weald, it attracts nearly a quarter of a million visitors each year and is a wonderful place to spend some time. When water levels are high and the weather is good it's hard to imagine a more relaxing and inspiring place to be in West Kent.
Bewl is home to over three thousand different wildlife species, it a joy to visit, and even dog walkers are welcome; as long as they follow a few simple and common sense rules.
There's a huge range of things to do at Bewl Water, most attract a fee in addition to the standard entrance charge. including:
Bewl water lends itself to a wide range of sponsored and fund raising events, not least sponsored walks around the reservoir. Contact Bewl direct for more details.
Details correct at the time of writing but please see the website for the latest details.
We check our content regularly but if you find information or links in need of alteration please let us know.This page is under constant improvement. We welcome feedback about Bewl or any aspect of your experience including visiting the website. If you'd like to recommend an attraction not included in our Discover Kent index drop us a line with 'Discover Kent' in the email title.
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Something for everyone
Kent is as beautiful as it is diverse, within its boundaries there exists a rich range of things to do and places to see. Outstanding natural beauty, a rich history, sites of world wide cultural and religious importance, sensational beaches, ancient woodlands, the list is endless. The point being; if you are looking for a day out Kent can offer something to suit every pocket and taste.
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This feature has been checked and edited but if you feel there is an error or omission let us know.In common with all our pages, this is a feature under development, changes will occur from time to time. We take care over our content but we're happy to correct errors, please see our disclaimer. If you wish to suggest somewhere worth visiting in Kent please let us know.
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This is a website formed, produced and published in Kent. By endorsing any one of the features in this section you will draw the attention of our audience to somewhere well worth a visit. In this way you can play a part in promoting the best Kent has to offer. We welcome feedback on all local tourism issues not just those connected to places to visit.