Wonderful on Tap

Coronavirus (Covid-19) update

This visitor site is open with some restrictions

As restrictions in England are changing, we are following the Government guidelines to help keep everyone safe.

This site will remain open for people to visit with restrictions in place. 

Our sites are likely to be very busy and we may have to close our car parks when we reach capacity, so please be prepared to turn around and visit another time.

Respect our site and neighbours by taking home your litter, or using a bin on site if you can't, and do not park in local communities if the car park is full.

It’s really important to protect the safety and wellbeing of all our visitors, local communities and our teams, so we urge everyone to minimise travel, observe social distancing and follow any measures we have put in place if you visit a reopened site.

Reopening restrictions

Play area

The play area is closed for maintenance.

Toilets

Toilets are open. You must wear a face mask when you enter and follow instructions on signage about maximum capacity. You may have to queue to use the facilities safely.

Rule of 6 or 2 households

Please only visit in groups following the Rule of 6 or two households, and maintain social distancing.

Footpaths

All footpaths are open.

Cafe

The cafe is currently closed for refurbishment, but we have a catering wagon on site for takeaway whilst this is underway.

Fishing

Fishing is open. Please call 07706866631for bookings.

  • Maintain a distance of at least 2 metres from other visitors and staff
  • Respect any instructions or signage - they're there to keep you safe
  • Look after those with you - keep dogs on leads and children close by
  • Maintain good hygiene and avoid touching hard surfaces

Foremark Reservoir

Activities

There are lots of activities you can take part in at Foremark, including walking. You can download a map of the routes and trails around the site to help plan your visit.

 

 

Facilities

Visitor Site Memberships

Purchase a visitor site membership for all year-round parking!

A little about Foremark Reservoir

Foremark is nearby to Staunton Harold Reservoir and National Trust's Calke Abbey

Why was the reservoir created here?

The reservoir was built in the early 1970’s to support Leicester’s water demand.

What is the reservoirs role in the water supply network?

Foremark is a vital link in the water supply network for the East Midlands. From the bottom of the draw-off tower, the raw water, as it is called before cleaning, is pumped to Staunton Harold Reservoir four miles away for conversion into drinking water at Melbourne Treatment Works.

Wildlife at Foremark

Foremark's environment supports a rich diversity of wildlife with over 200 species of birds, 27 species of butterflies and 300 species of moths recorded on site.