For its first fifty or so years the reservoir must have been a tranquil place with perhaps just a few local landowners and a small number of people walking to the lake from local villages and towns.
Anna Watkins – Double Olympian
Anna was born and raised in Leek, Staffordshire, where she attended Westwood College. She studied Natural Sciences at Newnham College, Cambridge, where she started rowing in 2001. She is a Double Olympian, having won a bronze medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics