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Local spot visited many times over last 60 years

Large lake, biggest in Merseyside, power boat racing, good walks up to an hour or so, lots of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
St Helens, United Kingdom
Pleasant place to Visit.

Quite nice to visit. Great walk around dam. Balcony on back of warterside pub and front too. Pretty... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chris W
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“waterside pub”(9 reviews)
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East Lancashire Road, St Helens WA11 9AD, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Large lake, biggest in Merseyside, power boat racing, good walks up to an hour or so, lots of woodland ( and mud in winter) small wild deer that most people do not even know exist. Water birds including the kingfisher. Fishing is also popular with...More

Thank fairclough694
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quite nice to visit. Great walk around dam. Balcony on back of warterside pub and front too. Pretty good food too.

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love walking around Carr Mill Dam it's a lovely area call into the boat house for a hot drink then the waterside after our walk

Thank Saintsfa
Reviewed 1 week ago

stayed at premier inn st Helens (A 580 RD) for the 3rd time .had a most enjoyable night and staff were really helpful and friendly... its a short distance from the M6 motorway (only minutes from north or southbound) with a great view of the...More

Thank keithmilburn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely place to visit,has boat house with stuff going on there most of the time,has a pub there with free parking,but can get full on weekends if speed boats are on ,takes an hour and half to walk round ,15 mins on push bike,sin kids...More

Thank Kerry B
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

I love Carr mill dam and walk round it On a regular basis with my family. There are footpaths all the way round. It’s lovely, one of the nicest places in St. Helens. You can extend your walk down to Sankey valley 0r the other...More

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Reviewed 6 October 2018

We walk around the dam quite regular and it is so beautiful...so peaceful...and every season offers something completely different...the whole place is just fab.

Thank honeybee001
Reviewed 3 October 2018

visiting carrmill dam, if only to go to the carvery there for a meal, brought back memrys of years gone by. the food whas very good, and the service exalent. well worth a visit.

Thank johngreen40
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Great pub with lots choice. The menu is massive and is changed often so you always have something delicious to choose from. The offers are excellent. The quiz on a Wednesday at nine is a top night. We always arrive early for some food and...More

Thank viccimc
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

A really disappointing carvery. Small portion of meat. Veg was luke warm and all tasteless. The carver was a real misery - may be he had a hard day. Will not be returning. Waste of money!

Thank Pissourifan
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Kerry B
17 September 2018|
Response from Pissourifan | Reviewed this property |
Not to my knowledge.
8 June 2018|
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Response from steve dolan d | Reviewed this property |
you can swim at carr mill dam, but not advisable.
20 April 2017|
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Response from Lacei G | Reviewed this property |
There is a Toby Carvery adjacent to the dam, but I don't believe there are any public toilets specifically for the walking trails.