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4 Man-made Lakes to explore in England


England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. The area now called England was first inhabited by modern humans during the Upper Paleolithic period but takes its name from the Angles, a Germanic tribe deriving its name from the Anglia peninsula, who settled during the 5th and 6th centuries. England's economy is one of the largest and most dynamic in the world, with an average GDP per capita of £28,100 or $36,000.

Ardingly Reservoir
Ardingly ReservoirArdingly Reservoir, Haywards Heath RH17, UK

Ardingly Reservoir was set in 120 acres of spectacular landscape near Berwick, in East Sussex, It was filled with water pumped from the River Cuckmere when river flows are high. The water is then stored in the reservoir before being treated and distributed to customers. The Ardingly Activity Centre provides watersports for the public including wind surfing, canoeing, powerboating and dinghy sailing. The reservoir is also used by Ardingly Rowing Club.

Droitwich Spa Lido
Droitwich Spa LidoLido Park, Worcester Rd, Droitwich Spa, Droitwich WR9 8AA, UK

The Droitwich Spa Lido is Worcestershire’s finest outdoor pool, open during the summer months it’s the ideal day out for all the family. Looking to swim in the fresh air, take advantage of our early morning swim sessions at a discounted rate. It has a 40m pool, wet play area, sun terraces and Lido Café you're sure to have a memorable day out that won't break the bank.

Kennet and Avon Canal Trust
Kennet and Avon Canal TrustCouch Ln, Devizes SN10 1EB, UK

The Kennet and Avon Canal Trust is a registered charity and waterway society concerned with the protection and maintenance of the Kennet and Avon Canal throughout Wiltshire and Berkshire. To protect the restored Canal from neglect, abuse and inappropriate development. To enhance the Canal, either by the direct application of Trust funds or, more likely, to unlock larger amounts through matched funding.

ShearwaterShearwater, Warminster BA12 8AE, UK

Shearwater is a man-made freshwater lake near Crockerton village, about 2+1⁄4 miles southwest of the town of Warminster in Wiltshire, England. The lake is formed from a tributary of the River Wylye. The lake is surrounded by mature woodland and is popular with anglers, walkers , runners, and cyclists. The Shearwater Sailing Club has a boathouse and a variety of dinghies on the lake, the largest being sixteen feet in length.

Map of Man-made Lakes to explore in England