Gregory Lake

Gregory Lake

Set amidst surreal landscapes and dramatic undulations, the Gregory Lake or the Gregory reservoir is a quaint waterbody that is located at the very heart of the capital of the tea country – Nuwara Eliya. Today an idyllic park has been built around the lake which has made the lake a major draw for tourists. Gregory Lake offers plenty of entertainment options for its visitors for they could go on boat rides, soar through the waters at dizzying speeds on a jet ski, go cycling and partake in so many other exciting things. There is a myriad of eateries located within the park which offers you hot beverages and an assortment of snacks that warms you up amidst the cold and salubrious climes of Nuwara Eliya.

Gregory Lake is a man-made body of water built during the rule of British Governor Sir William Gregory in 1873 hence it was named after him. The lake was originally built to make more room to expand the city as well as to aid its water supply. Having become a prominent landmark and a quintessential attraction, visiting the lake is a must during your time in Nuwara Eliya and as an advantageous coincidence, our property is located in proximity to the lake. Placed within minutes reach you could visit the lake as you take a slow and relaxing stroll absorbing in the details and elegance of a wondrous city which is dubbed as little England!