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Bewl Water

Bewl Water Bewlbridge Lane, Lamberhurst, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN3 8JH, England
+44 1892 890000
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Waterfront cafe .....awful

Went in for a hot drink...staff no more than schoolkids, no social or customer service skills,not... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Ramsgate, United Kingdom
via mobile

This place brings back childhood and adult memories, walks around the lake, kayaking across it... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Grenoble, France
via mobile
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Bewl Water is the largest stretch of open water in the South East. The 800 acre site is set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, in the heart of the High Weald. Open all year, a visit to this stunning lake is fantastic family fun and great value.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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Bewl Water Bewlbridge Lane, Lamberhurst, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN3 8JH, England
+44 1892 890000
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went in for a hot drink...staff no more than schoolkids, no social or customer service skills,not trained...completely hopeless. Manageress drifts around doesnt engage with the staff,doesnt support them and spends more time flirting with one of the managers. Dont bother...take your own drink and snacks.When...More

Thank beenandgone
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place brings back childhood and adult memories, walks around the lake, kayaking across it, sailing in it and educating ourselves in the visitor centre. Today’s visit was just a dam walk, with the views across the reservoir... wow... the water has gone down since...More

Thank Grembo
Reviewed 6 days ago

What a great way to have a family day out. Something for everyone, plenty to do (or not do), places to eat...everything really in a fabulous setting.

Thank alison and john s
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with a group of 14 for a boat trip around Bewl Water and afterwards a fish and chip lunch in the Bistro. The Bistro itself is lovely, beautifully laid out with panoramic views of Bewl Water, then the fish and chips arrived. It looked...More

Thank Janet K
Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful place for all the family. Lovely spot for a picnic or use the cafe if you prefer. Boat trips, cycle hire and plenty of room for the kids to run around. The cafe serves a lovely selection of cakes. Only £2 to park...More

Thank minky1958
Reviewed 1 week ago

Six friends went there for Sunday lunch on 10th September excellent time had by all food was great as was service and location would definitely recommend and would go again. Had spent the morning at Scotney Castle only five minutes drive form here so was...More

Thank gward43648
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bewl Water is a lovely place to go for a walk. There are footpaths along the border of most of the reservoir, meaning you can get some great sights of wildlife and recreation on the water. The paths are easy to walk with only a...More

Thank James A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I walked the south eastern shore of Bewl Water, from Rosemary Lane to Burnt Lodge Lane. The path is easy to follow but can be muddy. The scenery is beautiful and serene, and in some places there are trees near the water's edge. When the...More

Thank Dovegirl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brilliant place for relaxing by beautiful waters with great woodland walks or bike rides. Bikes can be hired at Bewl. Cafe a little under stocked so could do better. Parking price is good for the day. Good for family fun and quiet walks alike.

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and my 3 year old did the glamping experience over the bank holiday. We we're fortunate to have great weather and really experience everything bewl water had to offer. We were mostly impressed with the customer service. We had a rep called Clare...More

Thank Viki C
BewlWater, General Manager at Bewl Water, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Viki C, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review following your recent visit to Bewl Water. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed the glamping experience at Bewl over the Bank holiday weekend. We apologise you had a complaint regarding...More

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Response from Joy M | Reviewed this property |
Joy Morgan Sorry don't know.
2 July 2017|
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Response from Mark G | Reviewed this property |
This might be a good question to ask the Bewl Management Team.
Anne B
22 June 2017|
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Response from Ewyena | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I've been there at Easter and just stopped a few times to relax after long drive. However you can contact them directly and ask if there is an area of swimming, their respond will be more precise. unfortunately I can not... More