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Hatchet Pond near Beaulieu

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Beautiful Lake

We stayed in the New Forest and on our way home I wanted to show my wife a few places I visited as... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
stevedA6007PK
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Stalbridge, United Kingdom
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Nice place for a visit

Hatchett Pond is easy to find, very close to Beaulieu village. There is plenty of free... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
AngieP49
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Poole, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We stayed in the New Forest and on our way home I wanted to show my wife a few places I visited as a child. Hatchet Pond was one of those places where we had family picnics when we lived in Southampton. It was a...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Hatchett Pond is easy to find, very close to Beaulieu village. There is plenty of free parking. Ideal spot for a picnic or a walk. You can usually find an ice cream van in the vicinity especially on a fine day. Great place to spend...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When the weather it's good this is a wonderful place to visit. After a cost to beaulieu it's just right

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wanted to visit this place but it was not straight forward to find and we couldn't find a postcode etc. Finally got there with a 5 year old and enjoyed the scenery while we fed the ducks.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Annie L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As the sun was out, we wanted to get the kids out for some fresh air. This is a perfect picnic spot. You can easily walk round the pond with benches dotted round. A decent sized car park with public toilets, just be aware the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed February 28, 2019 via mobile

This is a good place to stop to have your picnic, there is a large pond that you can walk around. There are also ponies & ducks to watch. At the entrance there is also sometimes a ice cream van. The drive can have a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Bryan P
Reviewed February 22, 2019 via mobile

I drive past this place every day for work and I love it. Beautiful scenery regardless of the weather. Great place for photographers especially at sunset. Popular with a wide range of animals! Often an ice cream van there too!

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 22, 2019

Just one of those lovely locations where you can just stop and look, meander or if it is not too muddy walk all round it. On our recent visit in February mud and water limites our walk but hey it was georgeous nonetheless

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jawenold
Reviewed February 11, 2019

This is the centrepiece of Beaulieu village, many come for the motor museum but this is well worth a look.The village has a few shops and cafes a great vintage car salesroom. The lake has seating ducks, swans and occasionally Donkey's

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank VinnyP1
Reviewed February 6, 2019

With swans. And donkeys. Both of which can be bad tempered blighters so keep kids away from beaks and hooves

Date of experience: August 2018
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John E
February 27, 2019|
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Response from tillylady | Reviewed this property |
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January 29, 2018|
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Response from ExploreGB | Reviewed this property |
There are no postcodes for open heath Land. Try Google maps.
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June 15, 2016|
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Response from Guy W | Reviewed this property |
Lepe beach has built in BBQs. When you book you will be met on site by one of the country park staff who will show you the location of the facilities. It's a little south of the Forest but has great views over the Solent.
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