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

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Lovely boating lake

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Natalie M
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

£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 

Thank nb888
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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598 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

Thank 2014Jandy
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149 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely place to come on a sunny day, either to sit and enjoy the sun or to walk around the grounds. There is a boating lake and some lovely walking paths. It often gets very busy if there is ever a really sunny day so be aware. It also has a park for children

1 Thank Sean C
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8 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went to Nottingham university and so returning for a stroll down memory lane is always welcome but the lake walk here is really beautiful in all seasons. In the summer the lake and nearby children's park is busy with families but there's lots of space for everyone. Highfields cafe and gallery is located near the car park and serves... More 

Thank Emma B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great little park to spend an hour walking around the lake. Some nice photo spots. Coffee shop good too. Easy to get to on the tram.

1 Thank Beea1000
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Large green space-two lakes to walk around or for the more adventurous row around. Pitch and putt and croquet for the sporty types. Lakeside theatre and art gallery for the arty types and large newly refurbished play area for children-a venue that truly has something for everyone. Fabulous rhodedendrum walk, some rare flora and fauna and a wealth of wildlife.

1 Thank romara50
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

My mum and great aunt used to take me here when I was little. In turn I took my 2 boys with my mum. And now me and mum take my 4 grandbabies. Highfield is a lovely place to chill. It has a large park. A boating lake and lots of space to either just wander or picnic or go... More 

Thank angiem22
Saltash, United Kingdom
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240 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

We spent an hour on the boating lake with the kids which was great fun and we saw many ducklings of lots of different kinds. The surrounding are lovely, especially in spring. Lots to do and see in the park grounds.

Thank LJF76
Maldon, United Kingdom
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165 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Visited and walked round the lake whilst visiting the University. Lots of runners pass you by as you walk around the Lake. Peaceful and relaxing...

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