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beautiful place dor a walk

Bautiful place for a walk and a sandwich, coffee or icecream at the cafe..l After this head off to... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2018
Shaftesbury, United Kingdom
perfect location for nature walk

peaceful area. a perfect location for nature walks. you may just have a relaxing walk by the lake... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Southampton, United Kingdom
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Forest and lake.part of the Longleat stately home estate
Longleat, Crockerton, England
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All reviews run free dog walk parking facilities lovely walk nice lake enjoy the scenery tranquil place car park round the lake pretty cafe center parcs walk around fishing woods carp heavens picnic
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Reviewed 30 October 2018

Bautiful place for a walk and a sandwich, coffee or icecream at the cafe..l After this head off to Heavens Gate for a lovely view doen into Longleat

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

peaceful area. a perfect location for nature walks. you may just have a relaxing walk by the lake or choose to go deep into the forest. Little pretty cafe at the entrance of the park also serves well and meets the needs. We haven't tried;...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Stopped off for a break on my car journey to Bath. Had a coffee and sandwich. Excellent value, and will make this a regular stop in future although I believe the cafe is open during the summer months only when the adjacent lake is busy...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jeb2649
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Great for a walk of course but the little cafe is absolutely fabulous with really great service - will return !

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Janet03
Reviewed 31 August 2018

A perfect evening.Watching the sun set over the lake and enjoying wonderful pizzas.It gets no better.Happy friendly staff and very keen to make sure we have every thing we required. Just perfect

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank gandmthomas
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

A Great Lake, with lots of walking available around the lake and the surrounding longleat forest. Worth a visit and if your at longleat or Center Packs a must.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jaquesfamily
Reviewed 21 August 2018

This is such a tranquil, relaxing place. Good for walks by the lake and in the woods and watching the world go by.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Happyroamer2015
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Plenty of parking, good system of an honesty box to encourage people to pay for the space without having to charge an entry fee. Fishing is quite expensive in my opinion, but the lake itself and the beautiful walks around it really are quite special....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank kellyannemorgan
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Was lovely to go back and visit Shearwater Lake. I lived in lower Shute cottage just up the road as a child. Great for dog walking and the Tearooms was delightful. I remember when it before center parcs was built. If you walk through the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Ursus28
Reviewed 28 July 2018

I have been visiting this lake for many years..It is ideal for walks , picnics or just relaxing in wonderful peaceful surroundings, where you can watch grebe and many other waterfowl and fish leaping. However in the last year the tearoom, under new ownership, has...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank janet c
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Tammy S
4 August 2018|
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Response from paul d | Reviewed this property |
It's a road /track round half of the lake. The car park is opposite the lake which is flat. So would say it's ok for a wheelchair
26 March 2018|
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Response from Mike N | Reviewed this property |
It is a very long walk round the lake I've never done it. No it isn't signposted you just come to it on the left on the way to the Bath Arms. Yes there are car parking facilities.
Jim H
25 February 2018|
Response from McFluzie | Reviewed this property |
Closure is from October to March but you can read more on the Longleat Estate site.