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Highfields

University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD, England
+44 115 915 2733
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Perfect for forgetting the hustle & bustle

Highfields is set in the grounds of Nottingham University, easy to get to by bus or tram and there... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Sally-Ann B
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Great for a leisurely walk

A lovely lakeside walk on offer, approximately 1.25 miles. The lakeside arts cafe is available for... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
demmasian
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University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Highfields is set in the grounds of Nottingham University, easy to get to by bus or tram and there is parking if you want to drive. In late May/early June the rhododendrons are stunning if you just want to walk around the grounds. If you're...More

Thank Sally-Ann B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely lakeside walk on offer, approximately 1.25 miles. The lakeside arts cafe is available for food, there is usually an ice cream van, boats for hire and a new crazy golf under construction.

Thank demmasian
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Found this by chance as we were looking for Trent University and not Nottingham University, what a lucky find for us. The walk along the lake is nice and gentle and leads to a reward of a nice wee cafe where the scones with clotted...More

Thank rendu22
Reviewed 11 April 2017

It is an excellent venue and a good place to make as a base to explore all the sights as listed above.

Thank Gracol01
Reviewed 21 March 2017

As a child I visited these grounds often when visiting my granmother who lived on Beeston Road. Sadly some of the fun elements have gone out of the park like the 'Maid Marian' boat trips and the putting green, paddling pool, and stone steps at...More

Thank Rechinout
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Lovely place for a stroll.pushchair/wheelchair friendly.Great play area for the kids and a boatlake with rowing boats in the summer.there is also a cafe (have not been yet but looks nice) and lakeside arts.Very easy to get to via tram (recommended).Parking is very limited-if it's...More

Thank Daisy M
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I walk around the lake in summer while my son swims at the uni pool. Well kept park with plenty of wildlife on show. There is a coffe shop that's opened now, not tried it yet but will do soon...

Thank Mr T
Reviewed 4 March 2017

At the moment it is going through a refit we are getting a new miniature golf ,there are boats on the lake plenty of children's park equipment ,it is ideal for everyone as its mostly flat ,there are a lot of animals on the water...More

Thank Olive W
Reviewed 22 January 2017 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,...More

Thank Lisa B
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

Thank misswoo55
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eileenburwood
Hi could you tell me please whether Highfields is suitable for a wheelchair user? And is there a disabled toilet?
5 January 2017|
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Response from 2014Jandy | Reviewed this property |
Highfields is a park area and the paths are fine for wheelchairs. There is a cafe on site so would think there would be disabled toilet facilities. Best contact Nottingham City Council directly to double check.
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