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Pretty lake

Pretty lake in Cambridge to walk around for a little while. Plus lots of dogs to meet on a sunny... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
EddieAlexCook
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Pretty gardens right in Cambridge.

Cambridge is a lovely, English style town and the lake and gardens are well worth a visit< just... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2018
Kiwidownunder2015
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Cambridge, New Zealand
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“relaxing walk”(3 reviews)
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Thornton Road, Cambridge, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pretty lake in Cambridge to walk around for a little while. Plus lots of dogs to meet on a sunny day.

Thank EddieAlexCook
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Cambridge is a lovely, English style town and the lake and gardens are well worth a visit< just moments from the cbd, and ideal for a picnic lunch.

Thank Kiwidownunder2015
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Depending on my time limit, walking around Lake Te Koutu is a beautiful esperience whatever time of the year.. right now the leaves are changing colour and the camelia walk is as pretty as a picture, in spring time the vivid grreens are spectacular, The...More

Thank mrsclarkie
Reviewed 16 June 2018

Love the stairs at the flow form waterfall. Just disappointed with the number of people who let their dogs run loose then conveniently “don’t see” their dog do it’s business. Time for leashes at the lake......

Thank TogetherForever1
Reviewed 7 June 2018

This area is a great place for families to enjoy. Pretty setting with walks that can meet the needs of varying levels of fitness. Close to town & great Cafes.

Thank Michelle659
Reviewed 21 May 2018

Small but truly awesome place for the family. Mirror picturesque small lake, nice walkways at the perimeter of the water, green lawn, dog exercise park, barbeque, old mature magnificent trees, you name it. Really lovely place at the autumn when nature play with colours on...More

Thank santo t
Reviewed 1 April 2018

Living in Cambridge, it is easy to take the Lake for granted. It is however a lovely place to visit and stroll around. Some challenging climbs up to the roads above for those who feel energetic. My only criticism is that the lake itself need...More

Thank John L
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

I always take the dog for a walk round the lake when we visit Cambridge. So many people to say hello too, plenty of things to photograph, ducks to watch, trees to admire..... A great spot to stretch your legs.

Thank SLRobinsonNZ
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Love visiting here during any season! And it is always bustling with activity! Love taking my dog down here, he always gets a lot of attention :)

Thank Grace A
Reviewed 31 January 2018

I go over here at least twice a year to photograph reflections of leaves in the lake. The water is brackish and so the reflections are quite unusual. Clear and sort of sinister. I have a long association with this lake because I went to...More

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