GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Nutscale Reservoir

1 miles (1.5 km)

This small reservoir is located on Exmoor near Minehead. The reservoir is in a lovely spot, surrounded by some attractive countryside and hills. There are footpaths and country lanes to follow south from the reservoir to Wilmersham Common.
The lake is part of the wider Holnicote Estate owned by the National Trust. Just to the east is the Dunkery and Horner Wood Nature Reserve where you can climb to Dunkery Beacon for fine views over the area.


TA24 8JU - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Nutscale Reservoir OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Nutscale Reservoir Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

Just to the north you can pick up the lovely coast path on the Minehead to Porlock Walk.
For more walking ideas in the area see the Exmoor Walks page.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby


Nutscale Reservoir (geograph 3245351)

Nutscale Reservoir

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A picturesque place in the heart of Exmoor

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From above

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Luccombe: Nutscale Reservoir. Managed by Wessex Water. Looking west-south-west

Dam, at Nutscale Reservoir (geograph 3429608)

Dam view

The Wild Red Deer of Exmoor (5968078082)

The Wild Red Deer of Exmoor just above the lake.


GPS Files

GPX File

Nutscale Reservoir.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>'Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Share>Save to Files')

Memory Map Route

Nutscale Reservoir.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>'Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Share>Save to Files)