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Hornsea Mere

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Address: Hornsea, England
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The Largest freshwater lake in Yorkshire and listed as one of the Severn...

The Largest freshwater lake in Yorkshire and listed as one of the Severn Natural Wonders of Britain. For boating and sightseeing of nature

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Family day out

Came here 13years age with my daughter when she was a baby thought it would be nice to revisit now she is all grown up had a nice day out.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 October 2016
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What a lovely place to go with or without children, you can feed the many ducks there, go for a boat trip around the mere, play mini golf, or just go for lunch, sit outside if weather permits, if not inside, the food stuff is excellent, massive pieces of cake, lovely toasted sandwiches, there is a little shop also, a... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic place for a cuppa and cake. The whole mere was full of seams and geese an amazing sight to see. Would highly recommend and the girls in the cafe are lovley

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Thank Andrew C
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29 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Although out of season, the Mere is gorgeous. We came to have a walk around Hornsea and parked in the Mere-unfortunately the cafe isn't open now until February but even so it is absolutely stunning scenery-the photographers were out in force!

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Worksop
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Hired a rowing boat for an hour in order to explore the Mere with my 10 year old lad. Very good value (£6) and great fun. Ran aground at one point as did both the other boats that were also out on the water, however it all added to the excitement and adventure! That said maybe a bit of guidance... More 

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Came here 13years age with my daughter when she was a baby thought it would be nice to revisit now she is all grown up had a nice day out.

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Thank MartinH3
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We visited the mere to go for an afternoon walk. It took us all of 10 minutes to walk around all the accessible areas. The cafe was closed and nothing else on offer. There was boats to rent but we were unable to rent one as we had our dog. Might good for small children as there are loads of... More 

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Rome, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

peaceful and amazing natural beauty...a spot for sailing, a coffee or to visit the lovely little gift shop with its friendly staff and lovely Hornsea themed gifts...

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Discovered Hornsey Mere a few weeks ago on a day trip and was really looking forward to revisiting, starting with breakfast at the lakeside cafe. Checked the website yesterday which stated the cafe was open from 10am. Drove today for almost two hours from South Yorkshire only to find the cafe closed on Tuesdays. My wife and I decided to... More 

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2 Thank helenp91
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Hired a boat on the mere for a few hours with kids all the family loved it great value. Staff were lovely so helpful ant put our 3yr old right at ease as he was a bit worried about the boat. But they get Jim laughing and by the time he'd got his life jacket on he was excited.

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Suffolk, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We came here for the morning and went rowing on the mere. It was very cheap £4pp for an hour but the guy was really nice enjoyed and just said don't worry about the time to much. There was a lot of wildlife to see. I loved seeing all the swans on the island was beautiful. Little cafe on site... More 

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