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Edited: 17th September 2018

Reservoir dog walk near Upper Boddington, Northamptonshire

Description

A lake belonging to the Canal Trust, so its main purpose is to top up the canal system. Leisure use is encouraged, and you'll find a sailing club, fishing, and lots of dog-walkers.
 

Details

Free parking. Picnic benches. Several dog bins by the car parks.

Two car parks, the one that has a signpost is better for dogs - it's also the car park for the sailing club.

Note: no WCs here

Walk

Go through the gate just after the car parking bays and this is an access track to the sailing club. On your right you'll spot a gate leading into a doggie zooming field. We were here early in the morning and several dogs were hurtling around after tennis balls - I'd guess this depends whether anything has been planted. There's a gate at the far end to leave the field so you can miss walking on the cinder track entirely.

After the sailing clubhouse you can either turn left on a footpath towards Byfield, or continue straight to walk by the water.

The Byfield footpath is quite short and starts off with a section of nature reserve and Byfield Pool. 

The reservoir walk is a circular stroll around the water. When there are no anglers it's doggie delight. Be aware that this lake is really popular for highly competitive angling competitions and on these days happy frolicking Fido may not be made welcome. 

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Edited: 17th September 2018. The details of this listing may have changed, and though the Driving with Dogs team do our best to confirm the accuracy of every listing, we cannot guarantee that the details are fully up to date and accurate. If you know that any aspect of this listing is incorrect, please suggest an edit to let us know.