Buckland Lake Reserve

Visitor Facilities

                                                                      WELCOME TO CLIFF CAFE  AND GALLERY 2017


We are delighted to announce that the Cliffe Cafe is under new management as from the 1st May 2017. We welcome Carol and her staff and look forward to seeing all of our exisiting customers during the year.

*The Cliffe Cafe’is  open. 9.00 - 3.00 7 days a week (revised extended opening hours to be announced soon). Carol will be serving breakfasts, lunches, kids meals, tea & cake and great coffee, not only with a smile but also with a fantastic view over the nature reserve, free parking, toilets and baby change area. Art work and gifts are on exhibition and sale as well as bird boxes and hedgehog houses.


*Buckland Lake has ample free parking on site. Please park in the top car park.

*The toilets have full wheelchair access.

* Disability friendly

*Cycle friendly (on Sustrans route 179)

*Family friendly

* Well behaved dog friendly - please come in the cafe via the back entry and seats for dog walkers at the rear. Thank you.

*If you have any specific needs, please call us before your visit.

Function room for hire

The Function Room; otherwise called 'The Nest', enjoys far reaching views across the fishery lakes from its wall of large windows. The white and light timber interior creates a crisp professional look which is ideal for hosting for functions of all types.
The room can hold up to 40 people when seated in rows and around 30 maximum when seated at tables ‘both of which are provided by arrangement’. The room is well lit with overhead strip lighting, a sink and heating.

Catering by arrengement with our Cafe if you require it, anything from tea and coffee, cold buffets, breakfast baps and homemade cakes to hot meals / xmas dinner and even a BBQ by the lakes for a summer event.


Buckland Lake class room and lecture facility


The room is for hire all year round and costs  £30.00 for a half days hire and £60.00 for a full day.
There is plenty of hard surface parking right outside and the Reserve is well sign posted from the B2000. Making it an ideal location for events, meetings or family gatherings.

*Toilet block with full wheelchair access, baby changing facilities and showers for over night campers. 

Dawn and dusk viewing on the lakes is a very unique and special time for wildlife. We open early and close late, thus offering a great opportunity to view the wildlife at either end of the day.

Sunset over Buckland Lake

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