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Address: University Blvd, Lenton, Nottingham NG7 2RD , England
Phone Number: 0115 915 2733
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Family friendly park

Having worked on this University campus for over 40 years it now gives me enormous pleasure to be able to return and enjoy the changing colours, exhibitions and other attractions... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Having worked on this University campus for over 40 years it now gives me enormous pleasure to be able to return and enjoy the changing colours, exhibitions and other attractions as a visitor. The tram makes this so easy now. There is something for everyone and the gardens are particularly beautiful when all the rhododendrons are in bloom. To wander... More 

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Thank 321picky
Nottingham England
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a weekend at the Orchard hotel in the grounds of the university. Clean modern hotel. The grounds are stunning , lovely walk around the lake plenty to explore .

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Thank Beverley1
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Highfields is a lovely place to come and relax, particularly in summer, when the weather is nice and the resident bird population are in full flight. The site itself is 121 acres in size and offers a wonderfully quiet and tranquil place to come and relax – surprising given its proximity to the University of Nottingham campus and the busy... More 

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Thank Christopher D
East Midlands
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100 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's not just the imposing university building that draws people here - it's a great park for a stroll. There is a boating lake, stepping stones, fabulous grounds to explore and really good cafe serving food and drink. Why not see a show in the lakeside theatre too?.......

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Thank JoEastMidlands
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

childhood memories of days at the lake, boat trips, paddling pool (Now filled in), nice café/restaurant. Park for children, Theatre, bowls, woods, adventure, just a fabulous spot in Nottingham

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Thank DawnandSi
West Bridgford, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

Hidden gem of a park accessable by tram, under advertised but beautifully maintained place. Well worth a visit.

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Thank Louise H
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114 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015 via mobile

Been coming here for the past 26 years. It's has something for everyone. There's a park for the kids to enjoy. If you just want to go for a casual walk it has some beautiful gardens and scenery. I particularly like the boating lake which has rowing boats and canoes for hire. A quality day out with plenty to do... More 

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Thank Umar S
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

Good place for a family walk/picnic in well kept gardens. Nice boating lake, but queues for boats quite long. Small cafe which we didn't use but looked clean. Separate play park for children.

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Thank deb g
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
16 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

Highfields Park is a regular haunt. I went at lunch times from work to sit and meditate. It has been an inspiration to my muse in all kinds of weather--when the water is iced over-in sun and in rain with squirrels scampering around and ducks swimming. Recommended for relaxation.

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Thank Colin4Wall
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

had a lovely walk with my dog here seems to be quite popular with runners and students which is always good!! Had a great coffee from the local cafe, recommend!

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