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Nice walk

Nice place for a walk & to feed the wild fowl parking no problem. nice & flat for wheelchairs with... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
shelton702
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Ilkeston, United Kingdom
Swan lake better know as.

One for the kids as well as adults have a walk around or jump on your bike and go on to the bridle... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
andrew300baker
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Ilkeston, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice place for a walk & to feed the wild fowl parking no problem. nice & flat for wheelchairs with good foot paths

Thank shelton702
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One for the kids as well as adults have a walk around or jump on your bike and go on to the bridle path to Shipley or Trent lock.

Thank andrew300baker
Reviewed 6 August 2018

a lovely place to walk and feed the birds.the lakes always have swans,ducks and geese,usually gulls and other birds too.there are a few information boards around with what to look for.the paths are well maintained and are pushchair/wheelchair friendly.the car park can be a bit...More

Thank shaz48
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Although there's a small amount of parking facing the lake, it soon fills up - particularly at afternoon school finish time when parents park whilst waiting to pick up their kids. However, it's really interesting to watch the birdlife here, and there's a board explaining...More

Thank lwward2017
Reviewed 3 July 2018

Summer day stroll around the pond and along the easy walking paths with lots of wildlife and flowers to see, just missing somwhere to have a drink/bite to eat.

Thank johnhp702
Reviewed 16 June 2018

I took my little dog, Poppy, there, and was greatly surprised to find a coffee & bacon butty van, sadly I had no cash on me, but the lovely gentleman gave me a cup of tea and a bacon butty, I promised to return the...More

Thank josephine m
Reviewed 4 June 2018

Leaving Ilkeston this place is easily missed, but room to park, watch the wildlife and have a good walk in a beautiful landscape and relax.

Thank TeamWard
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

We bring our dog here for walks toward Shipley or long eaton. Such a beautiful area. Usually walk out for 1 hour along one of the pathways and then back again. Allows your to breath and relax.

Thank seymour267
Reviewed 26 May 2018

Lovely area to walk round any day of the year. Lots of wildlife and plants. Plenty of benches to sit at and eat a picnic whilst watching the birds do their thing.

Thank Louise A
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

A pleasant stop along the Nutbrook Trail with a car park and several benches/seats picnic benches. Swans, several types of ducks and other wild fowl can be seen on the small lake.

Thank James_Sam
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