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Chelmarsh Reservoir Shropshire

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Reservoir and scrape south of Bridgnorth in the Severn Valley.

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Chelmarsh is approximately 5 miles along the B4555 from Bridgnorth. Just past the village sign, turn up the track signed 'Dinney Barns Farm'. Follow to farm then continue down the slope to parking area by the causeway. Alternatively, park in Chelmarsh village and follow the path down from the church.


Members of SOS only, although the reservoir can be viewed from the causeway which is part of a public footpath from Chelmarsh village. There is no access around the reservoir and no parking at the Sailing Club/east end.


Small area by causeway, otherwise in village.

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Two hides.

Key Areas / Routes

Reservoir and scrape with reed beds.

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