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Beautiful park

Beautiful park and lake, play park for children and canoe rides for groups or families, looks... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
RachelMowlem65
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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
Walking and Children's playground

Great place for a leisurely walk around the lake. If you have children a great playpark is also... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
lynndking
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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful park and lake, play park for children and canoe rides for groups or families, looks spectacular in the Autumn but a beautiful relaxing walk at any time of the year

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank RachelMowlem65
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great place for a leisurely walk around the lake. If you have children a great playpark is also here, be warned though there is also a 'shooting water' park! Activities are also held on the lake where you can pay for lessons on canoes etc.,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank lynndking
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hadn't been here in around 30 years but really enjoyed walking around the trail. Lovely peaceful place to enjoy a little nature.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank U6887HFmartinh
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Numerous path choices and great views of wildfowl on the lake. Hide available for photographers. Cafe and car park.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MakeI2
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Can't fault the park for a walk with the dog. Pay and display parking is annoying - but at least you don't have to pay on Sundays! There is a kiosk but I haven't used it. If you walk around very edge at relaxed pace...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Joel B
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Making the most of the remaining good weather I spent an afternoon in the park with our three year old. Sadly a couple of rides appear to have been damaged which is a great shame as this is a nice park with a lovely walk...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 931chrisc
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Well kept, attractive and popular area. Great for families and walking dogs. The lake and forest walks are great.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kevin S
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

What a great day we had at Decoy! Lovely park and wet area. Big lake were you can go on paddle boats and canoes. Lots of space for picnic and walk if you fancy it! Kiosk that sells drinks and ice cream and only £1.50...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kiri O
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful place for a calm dog walk. Lovely lake great wildlife amazing woods and friendly people. Well designed play park

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank KevH72
Reviewed 27 August 2018

My family used to live just up the road from Decoy Park and we have spent many an afternoon with our children, and sometimes also with their friends in this park. It is a very welcoming and restful place in which to pass a few...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Steven N
22 October 2018|
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Response from Lucyarchie | Reviewed this property |
Im not sure but Ive seen no signs for no bbq
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aidanbbk
30 August 2018|
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Response from Lucyarchie | Reviewed this property |
Im not sure but there are no signs saying not to. there are clubs that use the parks lake for canoeing, sale boarding and paddle boards
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