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nice place

This place is near to Cockfosters tube station if you come by underground . Jacks lake is a lovely... read more

Reviewed March 4, 2019
lovely place

Perfect fo a picnic or walks. Really nice to have such place near by. Very peaceful and not too... read more

Reviewed February 26, 2019
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Northfield Road, Barnet, England
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All reviews high barnet nice walk an ideal place peaceful lake dog walkers fishing cockfosters woods cycling footpath picnic henley carp rod rubbish muddy maggots
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Reviewed March 4, 2019

This place is near to Cockfosters tube station if you come by underground . Jacks lake is a lovely peaceful lake in Hadley woods which has fish in it. An ideal place for a picnic and kids with families. You can walk from Cockfosters to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 26, 2019

Perfect fo a picnic or walks. Really nice to have such place near by. Very peaceful and not too busy.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank tania4254
Reviewed February 16, 2019

go and have a look at this lovely well kept Lake. You can fish , picnic or just have a great walk in this peaceful place . I have in the past swam , boated and played on when frozen. take the family and have...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank dread2656
Reviewed January 21, 2019

I work in the area so i ike to go for a walk on my break. Nice and very calm area to just relax and unwind.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RaimaVangel1
Reviewed December 14, 2018 via mobile

This lake is set in a wood ,it's so peaceful ,very popular with anglers,dog walkers,and anyone who wants to escape for brief while from hustle and bustle of city life

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Danny P
Reviewed December 13, 2018

Not a good place to sit down but for bird life and fishing it's worth a visit. Rural parking available but walking and cycling is what it's all about. Shame about the grafitti on the nearby railway bridge. Good access from Cockfosters Road, also from...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank _trevorrichardson746
Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

Lovely spot , to try out the new Rod. There is street parking nearby , bring your own food and drink, and remember to take your rubbish away.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank inthesun09
Reviewed October 13, 2018

Beautiful location to head to when walking through the woods. Love walking here with my 9 yr old and the dog. You see quite a lot of rare birds and animals.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SophiaTLondon
Reviewed October 2, 2018

We walk round it regularly and really enjoy the air and environment. Sometimes it's very muddy but that's life!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Frank P
Reviewed July 10, 2018

This is a lake set in woodland with fishing points but you need a permit. The area around it gets very muddy in winter. Lots of water fowl Dogs love it but risk being shouted at by fishers if they go into the water

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Jane H
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Raymond T
June 14, 2018|
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a senior ticket per rod is 6 pounds junior is free to fish (under 16) concessions 3 pounds per rod hope it is helpful