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Highfields

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Address: University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD, England
Phone Number: 0115 915 2733
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very nice area

it is a very nice area to walk around. we went as a family on a Geocaching adventure as there are many hidden around the area. it was very hot and there was a really nice feel to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Simon Z
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

it is a very nice area to walk around. we went as a family on a Geocaching adventure as there are many hidden around the area. it was very hot and there was a really nice feel to it. if you like walking then this is a good place to visit

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Thank Simon Z
Loughborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Plenty to keep youngsters busy spotting wildlife at all times of year, including Egyptian geese. A good place to hold a tree party,see a waterfall and feed the cygnets. Also, good in Spring when the Azaleas and Cherry trees are in flower. Both sides of the lake are wonderful but try to see the sandstone outcrop.

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Thank Mamatrekkie
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Of all the years I've lived in Nottingham I'd never been here before. What a lovely place. Straight off the tram to a nice sized park my kids loved. Could of done with a few more picnic benches but other than that it was good. Nice walk around the boating lake with an ice cream from the ice cream van... More 

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Thank ladypimms11
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my wife have visited Highfields many times and sometimes we have a little picnic near the park and it's a lovely walk around the lake and the stepping stones are very nice and bring back memories of when my and my friends used to play on their when we were young :) it's suitable for everyone one, families... More 

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Thank johnandkymberley
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really think this park is perfect. It's absolutely beautiful, and there are things for people of all ages to enjoy; the walk around the lake is beautiful, there's a good play-park for children, you can go boating on the lake, and there are endless spots for picnics. I would recommend bringing your own packed lunch, or buying from Boots... More 

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Thank Laura H
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice here. They have a lake to go boating on. You are able to walk around the whole lake. A great cafe. Take your picnics with you. Kids love it. Peaceful & relaxing. Ducks, fish etc run around.

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Thank kerrylea142016
Stapleford
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Havent been to highfields in years..walked around the lake with my daughter how disapointing to c how its bin left and neglected weeds and overgrown and the lake is a mess ...it used to be beautiful at highfields it looks a mess now and in need of lots of work the waterfall is that blocked with debris it doesnt work... More 

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Thank GAIL R
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

We visited the boating lake twice last year and really enjoyed it , it is good value for money for the hour we were out on the lake .. The boats are slightly run down and can do with a paint .. Life jackets are available to for the kids which is good .... Lovely scenery and a fab field... More 

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Thank Natalie M
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

£8 got us an hour in a Victorian tub rowing around the lake so we did that. The tub looked like it might spring a leak at any minute and the 30 coats of paint were peeling well so I mark the review down for that. This was more than made up for by trying to race other users, capsize... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

We hadn't visited Highfields for a very very long time and decided on the spur of the moment to visit as we were driving by. Well we stayed for a few hours starting with hiring a rowing boat for an hour out on the lake. It was lovely watching the ducks & geese however the lake needs a bit of... More 

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