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Highfields

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Address: University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD, England
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Highfields is s great place for a family walk or afternoon in the fresh air. It's flat on one side and has a natural but more bumpy path on the other so it's a comfortable walk... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Lisa B
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69 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Highfields is s great place for a family walk or afternoon in the fresh air. It's flat on one side and has a natural but more bumpy path on the other so it's a comfortable walk And is also suitable for young children on bikes, scooters etc. The cafe is nice for tea and cake afterwards. The ice cream van... More 

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Thank Lisa B
leicester england
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73 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Went for a walk round the lake was very nice i not that mobile but found the paths easy to manage Was great to see the Ducks Swans and Squirrels I will be going back

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u.k
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

We went here for a row around the lake with our grandson whos 4... absolute blast for an hour, we let him burn off a load of energy on the play park then had a picnic in the grounds finishing off with a walk around the lake and jumping over the stepping stones... there could be lots more added to... More 

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Thank nammie
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Took in a walk around the park whilst staying in the nearby Orchard hotel. Nicely laid out and spotted a fair degree of wildlife. Very enjoyable.

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Thank RobinB1957
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Scenic. Lake. Boating on the lake. Good for pets. Good for a mild jog. Its an experiemcs worth an hour of your time!

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Thank Charlie L
Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We all went to Highfields and really enjoyed the peace and tranquility.... I used to go when I were a lot younger and enjoyed it then and still enjoyed it know I am older...

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

I have visited here many times since the trams have arrived it's a little more tricky to enter the park as you can only do this from one side of the road and there isn't a lot of parking unless you park in the uni. There is a large playground which is nice and a large boating lake were you... More 

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Thank Gemma W
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Went here recently for an autumnal walk. I love this place in autumn, its a definite must see! There is parking and its easy walking distance from the tram stop. Great park for kids and lovely café who serve great tea cakes

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Thank AliP28
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

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

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Thank Gary M
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 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 

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