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Frensham Great Pond & Common

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Nice place for a quiet walk in Winter.

We have never visited this place before and just popped in to see what it is like. For us on a cold... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
David H
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Woking, United Kingdom
Lovely beach in the middle of a wood.

Amazing to find a beach in the middle of lovely countryside,great for children and family... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2018
KayStranger
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Sutton, United Kingdom
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Frensham Ponds and Common are situated between Farnham and Hindhead on either side of the A287. The area is made up of a large area of heathland, together with some coniferous and mixed woodland. It includes two large ponds, known as Frensham Great...more
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Bacon Lane | Surrey, Frensham GU10 2QB, England
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+44 1483 523394
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Christmas gathering of 14 friends, fabulous venue, staff very friendly what more could you ask for? The three course meal (Christmas dinner) possibly the worst in presentation and content you could be presented with, never again an opinion shared by the whole group, the kitchen...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank lemans1988
Reviewed 7 November 2018

We have never visited this place before and just popped in to see what it is like. For us on a cold November day it was very pleasant walking around the lake. Not many others about and it was very peaceful. I would imagine it...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank David H
Reviewed 5 October 2018

This is a lovely place for a paddle or a swim, surrounded by trees and in a beautiful setting. It is great for families.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank eb0ucher
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Brilliant time had here in the summer with picnic and friends, good walk, food kiosk very efficient and sand clean. It was very busy and very happy buzz. Great place to take kids when everyone else heads for the coast, its golden sand and a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kim M
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

My meal was discusting will never go there again and I won't . My son decided to take me here for a treat because not been to well. The first thing was waitress came to ask us what we had ordered they forgot table number....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 902lorraine
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

I was recommended to visit the pond with the doggies however after paying an extortionate £4 to park we walked to the beach hopefully to let dogs off to have a good swim .oh no instead we had direction board's leading all dogs to a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Stephen H
Reviewed 15 September 2018

Amazing to find a beach in the middle of lovely countryside,great for children and family picnics.Snack bar staff very friendly.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank KayStranger
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

I went with my 3 yr old. We met up with some other mums & their toddlers. There is a big man made beach, lots of walking routes, a outdoor cafe & toilets. It’s not ideal to go in the rain! There is no shelter....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank emmastartbox
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Drove for 50 minutes to get there only to find a warning sign not to go near the water because of toxic algae. Should have been highlited on website.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Anita A
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

I am in my late thirties and when my sister and I were young kids our parents often took us to Frensham Pond and told us we were heading to the beach! Now my niece and nephew are 6 and 4 and the lies continue!...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Fiona M
20 July 2018|
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Response from Sayuri S | Reviewed this property |
Yes I saw no possible issues, flat land with no steps anywhere except there is sand as soon as you leave the car park so not sure if it would be a bit of a struggle .
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slawek s
8 July 2018|
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Response from WaverleyCountryside | Property representative |
Hello, I am afraid we still have Blue Green Algae, we will update our website and facebook page when we get the all clear. The beach area is still open, we just advise you not to go in the water.
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Biggy B
5 June 2018|
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Response from WaverleyCountryside | Property representative |
I am afraid that paddle boarding is not allowed on the pond.
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