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Bewl Water

Bewl Water is the largest stretch of open water in South East England and a key source of drinking water for East Sussex and Kent.


It is set in 800 acres of beautiful scenery near Lamberhurst, in Kent, and attracts many thousands of visitors a year.

It can hold more than 31,000 million litres of water – enough to provide an average day’s water usage (about 150 litres) to nearly 200 million people.


There is a wide range of leisure and recreational facilities, including fishing, cycling and sailing, at the reservoir, and also a visitor centre, conference venue and restaurant by the shoreline.

These are run independently of Southern Water.

Parking is available for visitors during opening hours. For more information on the events and attractions go to www.bewlwater.co.uk

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