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Gorgeous views, sailing, a café on site - what more can you ask?

We regularly visit the Mere, it's full of action any day of the week and the views across the mere... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
Val A
Hornsea, United Kingdom
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We were looking forward to the views and a cuppa. We pulled in to the start of the access road at... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2017
Coventry, United Kingdom
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The Largest freshwater lake in Yorkshire and listed as one of the Severn Natural Wonders of Britain. For boating and sightseeing of nature
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“rowing boat” (33 reviews)
“feed the ducks” (15 reviews)
“putting green” (8 reviews)
Hornsea, England
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

We regularly visit the Mere, it's full of action any day of the week and the views across the mere are ever changing. There is a gift shop & a café on site, the drinks are reasonably priced and the variety of cakes...oh my gosh,...More

Thank Val A
Reviewed 21 October 2017

We were looking forward to the views and a cuppa. We pulled in to the start of the access road at 3.40, to find them locking up the gate for the day. 3.30 closing on a Saturday, half-term week - really? The Mere should be...More

1  Thank JohnOzCovUK
Reviewed 2 October 2017

A very nice place to spend the afternoon either boating on the lake or just watching all the different birds all round the lake. We called in the cafe for a latte,the strongest cup of coffee I have ever had just left it, Would have...More

1  Thank kimerobin
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Normally, being so close to the sea, you wouldn't bother going to an inland lake, but this is really nice with boats for hire, assorted water sports lessons, pitch-and-put course and a very nice little cafe in a good spot in the bank. It gets...More

Thank whothefox
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Not had a meal there yet but all looks good. Service good, popular place to visit, free parking, good views of the mere

Thank sunnygirl081
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Called for a coffee one morning and returned for breakfast to the Mere cafe. Lovely food and beautiful views across the Mere. Really good, nice staff, very clean and attractive facility.

Thank Anita B
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

What a lovely hidden gem in the gorgeous Hornsea. You can miss the sign as you look to turn right from Hornsea so take it slow. Lots of friendly geese and ducks to welcome you. We took the boys out on a rowing boat which...More

Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Have been here a few times when visiting hornsea and bring breadcrumbs to feed the ducks...its a great place for a picnic but closes quite early which is a shame!!!! Its nice for a walk too and on a sunny day you can sit on...More

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 3 September 2017

As we are now regular visitors to Hornsea, it was only a matter of time before we had a look to see what The Mere had to offer... And we were pleasantly surprised. We eventually managed to park up (without charge) once we had navigated...More

2  Thank Chris T
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Spent a pleasent afternoon just watching the ducks and other fowl followed by coffee at the cafe, A walk around the mere would have been prefered but not enough time.

Thank dacsue
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Con H
23 May 2017|
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Response from CP1866 | Reviewed this property |
You will find the gates locked at certain times of the year, but only the Christmas holidays.... There is a bird hide at the Wassand Estate side, you can get day tickets. The site is an SSSI. Access on the road between... More
27 February 2017|
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Response from Sassyk77 | Reviewed this property |
I'm really sorry, I'm not sure, I think they are
James N
19 January 2017|
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Response from Tracy D | Reviewed this property |
Yes we took ours with us