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Chard Reservoir Local Nature Reserve consists of wildflower meadows and woodland edge surrounding the expanse of open water with spectacular scenery. A fantastic site for bird watching and walking. There is also a small children’s woodland play area.

Location information

Type of Location


Address details

Property address Chaffcombe Lane, Chard TA20 1RR, UK
County Somerset
What Three Words vent.joys.gurgling
Approx travel time from Bristol 1 hour 20mins
Approx travel time from London 3 hours

Property details

Property status
Access No access issues or restrictions. Road to Oaklands Avenue goes through a residential area and road to Anglers Car Park goes along a narrow unmarked road with passing places.
Access restrictions The Nature Reserve is available on most days throughout the year. There may be restrictions on some footpaths or areas when rangers are undertaking work or there are events on. Please check in advance.
Noise None
Parking The main one (Oaklands car park) is at Oaklands Avenue (TA20 1HU) and open 24/7. The secondary car park (Anglers car park), with priority parking for anglers is on Chaffcombe Road (TA20 1RR) and is open from 8am to 5pm.
Parking detail General Public and free to use. Owned by Somerset Council.

Film location

Address Chaffcombe Lane, Chard TA20 1RR, UK