Farmoor Reservoir

Farmoor Reservoir

About Farmoor Reservoir

Farmoor Reservoir is a man-made reservoir situated five miles west of Oxford. Split into two lakes, it covers an area of 400 acres in the heart of the Oxfordshire countryside.

Farmoor is surrounded by beautiful countryside with woodland views and the River Thames nearby. Close by, there are three nature reserves; Pinkhill, Shrike and Buckthorne, each offering an array of habitat between them.

There are plenty of activities to do around the reservoir including countryside walks, birdwatching, trout fly-fishing, sailing, and windsurfing. Be sure to read our handy guide Great Days Out: Farmoor Reservoir.

How to get there

The reservoir is well connected, just a few minutes drive from the A40 and A34. There is ample car parking facilities. There is also a frequent bus service between Oxford and Witney which stops in Farmoor village, approximately half-a-mile away from gate three.

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