Last Updated on February 19, 2024 by Suzy
Things to do at Draycote Water review
Draycote Water country park is located near Rugby, Warwickshire. It is a park popular with visitors and there is a reservoir, watersports, walking, cycling and there is a children’s playground.
The reservoir is 240 hectares in size and it supplies drinking water to Rugby and Coventry. There is a flat five-mile tarmac pavement around the reservoir which is great for enjoying a leisurely walk or bike ride. The 24-acre park provides plenty of space to play games and enjoy the outdoors.
Make sure you walk up Hensborough Hill as there are some spectacular views from the top and it is a great place for a picnic. The reservoir is popular with many species of birds and they have a bird hide to help you spot some of them.
Watersports are available on the reservoir including windsurfing and sailing. You can also try a spot of fishing. There are charges for both of these activities.
FAQ and Further Information Draycote Water
Is there food and drink available?
There is a restaurant serving food and drinks. You are welcome to picnic outdoors.
What are the main things to do?
Large reservoir with a 5-mile tarmacked path, children’s playground, watersports, fishing, cycling and more. There are toilets and a cafe.
What are the ticket prices?
*free, u003cbru003e*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *The park is free, to visit. There may be a charge for some activities.
Is there parking?
There is parking, charges apply.
When are they open?
The visitor hub is open all year round except for Christmas Day. For up-to-date opening hours and dates please visit their website.
Dogs are not permitted on the reservoir perimeter path. However, they are allowed on the meadow at the country park behind the Visitor centre.
Are they accessible?
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