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Petersfield Lake

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Walked there on a sunny day and enjoyed sitting on one of the many benches at the shore. There... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Toronto, Canada
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Petersfield's Delight!

Great to walk around, relax nearby, chill, take photos, watch wildlife (LOTS of waterfowl) or, if... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Petersfield, United Kingdom
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  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
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“play area”(16 reviews)
“duck”(16 reviews)
“free parking”(12 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Walked there on a sunny day and enjoyed sitting on one of the many benches at the shore. There were many boats on the pond both paddle and row boats. It was a bit noisy due to the fun fair. Without it, it would have...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great to walk around, relax nearby, chill, take photos, watch wildlife (LOTS of waterfowl) or, if you're feeling energetic, row on! The folk of Peef are lucky indeed to have this on their doorstep!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Greeners43
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely lake to walk around and stop for a coffee at the Plump Duck café. Wonderful birds and ducks to watch and views of the South Downs. Excellent children's playground next to the café to watch your children.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jenny H
Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

Great place to go with or without kids. Could do with maybe some more food options rather than just an overly expensive cafe

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank T4YN
Reviewed March 11, 2019 via mobile

I have been visiting Petersfield lake for over 30 years and it is a lovely place to spend an hour or 2 with the family. Went with my grandchildren who loved feeding the ducks and playing in the playground. We all had a gentle walk...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Masefieldcrew
Reviewed February 20, 2019

Beautiful place, amazing history, great people, lovely coffee shop and all that. Nice playground for the kids. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Extreme E
Reviewed February 13, 2019

A lovely part of Petersfield! The walk around the lake was great,a beautiful peaceful and tranquil place! A nice little cafe at the other end which was welcomed and a good play area for the children! Will be back again very soon!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Wendyclarke52
Reviewed February 3, 2019

We often take our Border Terrier pup around the lake and, it's lovely... most of the time. The past 2 occasions, we've had rats running around by the lake with rubbish, 2 abandoned backpacks (left in bushes) and a load of litter left lying around....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ItsYourVenue
Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

On a crisp sunny day this is an ideal place for a quick walk around the lake and heathland. Lots of waterfowl and birds. Attractive barrows and mixed woodland areas. Cafe and playground area for children. Boating in summer. Close to town museum and retail...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank sarahc537
Reviewed December 11, 2018

The Heath is supposed h a beautiful place to visit. There is a cafe and a play park for the children. You can also buy food to feed the fish and the ducks.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Joan B
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Gary R
December 2, 2018|
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Response from AlMACLAREN | Reviewed this property |
the bailiff comes round and you are not allowed to fish along the front of the play area and café . it is marked on the information board
Krissie H
August 18, 2018|
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Response from G M | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure either but I bet the cafe could advise you if you called them - they are really friendly.
July 30, 2018|
Response from Trossy2015 | Reviewed this property |
I would say it is wheelchair friendly - the path does narrow when you get to the wooden boardwalk part if you are going the whole way round the lake, but the ground is pretty even in most part a couple of parts are slightly... More