Clatworthy Reservoir

Clatworthy Reservoir

Visitor notice

21 September 2021

Clatworthy Reservoir - reopening

We’re pleased to confirm that the majority of the landscaping works at Clatworthy are due to be completed by Monday 4th November. The installation of the benches, further planting and playground equipment will follow shortly, but members of the public can once again access the site from this date and walk the full Clatworthy Round.

Find out more about our Clatworthy site improvements.

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

Opening times: Full opening hours can be found on our fishing page.

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'   

Picnic area is closed: 24th, 25th, 26th, 31st December and 1st January

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

Dogs: No - except assistance dogs

BBQ's: No

Swimming: Swimming is not allowed at this site.


  • 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.
Find out more