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Draycote Water

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Pleasant morning

Enjoyed a pleasant morning with the 2 yr old grandchildren (twins) who loved the play area. Nice... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
HuttoftDave1
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Sutton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
A Great Walk

My son and I walk around the reservoir most weekends, 5 miles and we aim to do this in 1 1/2 hours... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Andrew T
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Rugby, United Kingdom
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Draycote Water is an ideal place for a family day out in Warwickshire. Whether you are planning a gentle walk, some cycling or spotting some wildlife, there is lots to do at this great site. If you are bringing the whole family, the Country Park...more
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Amazing place to walk around. 5 mile circular route with welcome cafe serving a good selection of food (tasty cooked breakfast). Walk around the reservoir with couples, families, runners and cyclists. Water sports and fishing for permit holders. No dogs due to wildlife preservation. Virtually...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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SevernTrent W, Customer Care at Draycote Water, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for the lovely review of Draycote water. I am glad to hear you had a nice walk taking in the sights and also stopped by to have a cooked breakfast. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed a pleasant morning with the 2 yr old grandchildren (twins) who loved the play area. Nice cafe area but a little expensive. Very overpriced fruit drinks for children and crisps £1 per pack?

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant is not a friendly place- went in by myself to have breakfast. Was asked just after finishing my meal whilst still drinking my tea if I would be willing to share my table as there were lots of other people waiting to eat....More

Date of experience: March 2019
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SevernTrent W, Customer Care at Draycote Water, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your review. I am sorry that you felt that you received poor customer service when visiting our restaurant. You were a single person sat on a table for 6 doing some paperwork, there is no problem with this as our customers are...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My son and I walk around the reservoir most weekends, 5 miles and we aim to do this in 1 1/2 hours. It is an excellent walk and it truly does not matter what the weather is doing. My only moan - and the reason...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Andrew T
SevernTrent W, Customer Care at Draycote Water, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Andrew, Thanks for your review and I'm glad you had a great time at Draycote water. The car parking fee helps pay for the facilities on site, not only the car parks but also the maintenance and improvement of the site- from paths, signs,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited after lovely walk arround reservoir, we ordered coffee which was a "press button" latte - thin with little taste - and toasted fruit loaf which turned out to be 2 small pieces and cost £2.95 - v poor value. Disappointed and will not revisit.More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank j w
SevernTrent W, Customer Care at Draycote Water, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks you for your comments regarding your coffee, All our machines are bean to cup machines so that the coffee is freshly ground for each cup poured. We are more than happy to make a coffee to whatever strength that our customers require should they...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The walk around the reservoir was great, the gift shop and tea and scones in the restaurant were amazing and such good value. The car park was very overpriced at £4 and didn’t accept a lesser ticket price, we paid less to park in the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Smeeshaw
SevernTrent W, Customer Care at Draycote Water, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, I'm glad you had a good time at Draycote Water. It really is a lovely place to relax. The car parking fee helps pay for the facilities on site, not only the car parks but also the maintenance and improvement of the site- from...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dropped in on Valentine’s Day brief walk followed by a spot of lunch. My partner ordered the salmon salad and I requested that the dressing be put on the side. I was told that is normal but whilst I paid she checked with another member...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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SevernTrent W, Customer Care at Draycote Water, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, I'm sorry that you feel let down by the service you have had and this certainly should not have happened, we have spoken to the staff concerned and the Head Chef to ensure this does not happen again. I do hope you visit us...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited Draycote Water today for the first time in over a year. Having just come out of hospital needed some fresh air and some light exercise. Decided to walk around the circumference of the water. A dull overcast day. Never seen so many anglers in...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Robert W
SevernTrent W, Customer Care at Draycote Water, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Robert. Thanks for your lovely review and I'm glad you had a great time at the site. I'm sorry that you found the cyclists to be a downside of your visit. The site is a popular place for people to enjoy a range of...More

Reviewed 14 February 2019 via mobile

Great place to blow the cobwebs off. Can be chilly but a great 5mike walk around the water with a variety of wildlife. Well worth a visit in winter as well as summer and look forward to returning very soon

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank debbiejayne2017
SevernTrent W, Customer Relations at Draycote Water, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2019

Hi Debbie Thanks so much for your great review. I'm really pleased you enjoyed your visit with us - you're right it's great for all weathers. Just be sure to wrap up when it's cold. We can't wait to see you again soon

Reviewed 11 February 2019

Parking - Easy, plenty of space to as a group to find somewhere to sit and eat lunch, Walk was lovely, everything you could want to have several hours of fun.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank rachelmaryfrybrown
SevernTrent W, Customer Care at Draycote Water, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2019

I'm so glad you had a great day out at Draycote. It really is a lovely place for a great walk. I hope you do visit us again during the warmer months as well.

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CatherineM3855
7 October 2018|
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Response from SevernTrent W | Property representative |
Hi Catherine Thanks for your question. The site does allow bikes but they are not available for hire from this site. Thanks.
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regularvisitor2018
1 October 2018|
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Response from SevernTrent W | Property representative |
Hello. Thanks for your question. Unfortunately we don't let horses at our site. Thanks.
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sarahjayne0
12 August 2018|
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Response from SevernTrent W | Property representative |
Hi Sarah, thanks for your question. I'm afraid we don't offer cycle hire at Draycote Water.
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