Built in the 19th Century to the design of a British engineer, Chadwick Lakes are best visited in the winter or early spring after a period of heavy rainfall when the lakes are bursting with water.
Tal-Qleigha Chapel to Tas-Salib. We parked in the lane by the ancient Tal-Qleigha chapel, outskirts of Mosta, returning towards the road island, turning left in the direction of Mdina. Crossing the main road, we walked on for about 200 metres, turning right into the lane signposted for Chadwick Lakes. Although there had been a little rain in the last few days, there had been nowhere near enough to replenish the lakes. Nevertheless, we enjoyed an excellent walk, following the road and paths alongside the almost dry watercourse. After the main lake, the path became muddier. We then climbed to the right to follow a higher, narrower path until we reached the road bridge. Here, we turned round and returned the way we came.