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South Norwood Lake and Grounds

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Lovely lake and new playground

Great new playground for kids, fitness trail, sailing, wildlife, cricket ground and club, fishing... read more

Reviewed December 28, 2018
John W
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Croydon, United Kingdom
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Pleasant stroll on summers's day

I hadn't been to South Norwood Lake and Grounds but came with a friend. I was pleasantly surprised... read more

Reviewed July 22, 2018
oconnor49
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

Great new playground for kids, fitness trail, sailing, wildlife, cricket ground and club, fishing. Activities.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank John W
Reviewed July 22, 2018

I hadn't been to South Norwood Lake and Grounds but came with a friend. I was pleasantly surprised at the green space and the lake. What I liked was the wildlife near and around the lake for children to spot and for adults to relax...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank oconnor49
Reviewed May 2, 2018

not much to do except walk round the lake and drink tea, you could buy food for the ducks, a large green area for picnics

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

Lovely Afternoon spent rambling around in this beautiful park. Loved the large lake - seemingly oblivious to the chaos of london just a stones throw away. Really nice park. Lovely nature to be seen from the lake observatory decks. Cute children's playground. Only lost a...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Trixilita
Reviewed June 29, 2017

What a surprise! Norwood is a very nice area but we did not know it also has such a nice park and a lake. It is very romantic, very picturesque and atmospheric. Plus there are cricket grounds just next to it. When we were in...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Anna K
Reviewed June 25, 2017 via mobile

Great for kids to bike or scooter, birds, dog walkers, new playground, kiosk for ices, sailing, good views

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank John W
Reviewed June 25, 2017 via mobile

Nestled in South Norwood is a beautiful former reservoir which is a must see all year round. South Norwood Lake and Grounds is a great place for a stroll on your own or even a family visit. Wildlife a plenty and a good size green...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Croydon P
Reviewed June 24, 2017 via mobile

We go here often and I didn't think of the trip advisor app to say about it. Anyway this is a great little park for walking the dog and enjoying the fresh air. There is a big lake in the middle which has great wildlife...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Andyh69
Reviewed June 22, 2017 via mobile

Hello all If you have a water obsessed dog be very careful. I have 2 dogs and Benny is obsessed with water. He was in the filthy streams and came out black. We thought he could swim in the lake to clean up and we...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank 27PhilC
Reviewed January 21, 2017

Great little place - as soon as you enter the grounds you feel as though you've been transported out of London to the countryside! Very clean, great for a short walk and to feed the ducks (they love grated carrots!).

Date of experience: December 2016
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