GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Chew Valley Lake

1 miles (1.2 km)

This walk follows the delightful nature trail which runs along the eastern side of this large lake in Chew Stoke. The trail is well surfaced and offers great views across the lake towards Denny Island, a nesting site for Great Crested Grebe, Tufted Duck and Canada Geese. You will also pass the reed beds where you can look out for Reed Bunting and in the summer, enjoy the purple flowers of March Woundwort.
The trail includes an area of woodland with Sweet Chestnut, Beech and Sycamore trees. Look out for Coal Tits, Chaffinches and the brown Tree Creeper in this area. There's also a pond, a wildflower meadow and wonderful views across the lake towards the Mendip Hills. After your walk you can enjoy refreshments in the lakeside cafe.
The lake is located just south of Chew Magna and has a car park at the start of this route. The Two Rivers Way walking route runs past the lake so you could pick this up to extend your walk. You can also pick up the Three Peaks Walk on the eastern side of the water at Hollow Brook. This lovely long distance trail will take you further into the Chew Valley where you could visit High Littleton and Greyfield Woods.

Chew Valley Lake Postcode

BS40 8TF - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Chew Valley Lake OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Chew Valley Lake Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby


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