As a destination

From the early days of the reservoir there are visitors to Weston Turville, especially from London.

Our collection of postcards also highlights visitors vacationing in Weston Turville.

Anglers from out of town.

From the very early history of the reservoir, there was much interest from anglers in London in particular. From 1858, there are adversisements in Field and Bell's Life in London from a shop and fishing tackle manufacturer in Long Acre selling access to 

1848 Mogg's Omnibus Guide

"The Angler's Diary and Fisherman's Guide to the Rivers and Lakes of the World" 1871

"Where to fish Round London" Samuel Highley 1882