Visit Coate in Wiltshire

The Richard Jefferies Museum

On the edge of the Coate Water Country Park lies the Richard Jefferies Museum. Ricard Jefferies was a mid 19th century nature writer who used his farm life upbringing as inspiration for his work. The museum is actually the farm…

History of Coate Water Country Park

Coate Water Country Park was originally a reservoir which formed a 70-acre lake meant to supply water to a nearby canal. In 1914 when the canal became abandoned, the lake was turned into a water park. Changing rooms and a…