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

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well get your girlfriend/wife/kids in a boat and spend a hour rowing on the lake,buy a ice cream,have a cup of tea,i love this place and what a place for the kids best playground... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Gary M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

well get your girlfriend/wife/kids in a boat and spend a hour rowing on the lake,buy a ice cream,have a cup of tea,i love this place and what a place for the kids best playground park in nottingham and its all free

Thank Gary M
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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197 reviews
84 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant day out. Lots of space to run around. Art gallery on site. Boating lake too. Great cafe. Reasonable prices. Great play park. The adults like it as much as the kids. Also bring my school kids here. Very popular with all ages. A walk around the lake is nice and a cup of tea and a cake. Can't beat... More 

Thank moglentours
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29 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Simon Z
Loughborough, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks 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.

Thank Mamatrekkie
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016 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 

Thank ladypimms11
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016 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 

Thank johnandkymberley
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

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 

Thank Laura H
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016

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.

Thank kerrylea142016
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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 

Thank GAIL R
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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 

Thank Natalie M

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