Clatworthy Reservoir

Clatworthy Reservoir

Premier trout fishing in the West Country

Great walks, abundant wildlife and some of the best fly-fishing in in West Country are promised at Clatworthy Reservoir. Situated on the edge of Exmoor National Park, the reservoir lies in the Brendon Hills, west Somerset. 

Useful information

Location: Clatworthy reservoir, near Clatworthy, Somerset 

Postcode: TA4 2EJ 

OS grid reference: ST043310 

Public transport: No 

Cycling: No 

Walking: Footpaths from Raleigh's Corner, Stolford and Clatworthy - enter the site at its north-western corner. 

Mobile phone/data signal: Extremely limited. 

Facilities: Public toilets with facilities for disabled visitors, picnic area with benches including those for wheelchair users, fishing lodge with access for disabled visitors, club toilet with facilities for disabled visitors, boats for hire including wheelchair accessible 'wheelyboat'  

The picnic area is open from 8am each day and closes approximately one hour before sunset. 

Our winter opening hours are:

  • October: 8am to 5pm
  • November: 8am to 4pm
  • December: 8am to 3pm
  • January: 8am to 3pm

The reservoir will be closed from 24 December 2020 to 1 January 2021.

Please ensure you have left the car park before the advertised closing time.

Dogs: No - except assistance dogs

BBQ's: No


  • Fishing lodge

  • Public toilet

  • Public car park

  • Facilities for disabled visitors

  • Picnic area

  • Nature trail

  • Visitor information

Clatworthy Reservoir

Clatworthy, Somerset, TA4 2EJ
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Site improvements

Clatworthy site improvements

The Clatworthy improvement project will make visiting the reservoir easier for those with less mobility and improve the quality of the facilities provided, in particular, the viewing area.
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