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Fleet Pond

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Cove Road, Fleet, England
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Family meql at the Heron

Really nice on a good day sat in the pub having lunch and over looking the pond with all it's... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
IanSaunders
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Magic moments by water

Visited with a friend and a dog; well managed site with good walk ways, clear sign posts; just... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
seahorse2017
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Hook, United Kingdom
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Fleet Pond is the largest freshwater lake in Hampshire and the nature reserve has 54.6 hectares (141 acres) of varied habitats. The pond itself occupies approximately half of this area. The surrounding land features heathland, woodland, reedbed and marsh, and is home for many species of birds, butterflies, dragonflies and wild flowers. Fleet Pond is a designated Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI.) The area is managed by the Hart District Council Countryside Ranger Service in partnership with the Fleet Pond Society which provides generous support to the Countryside Rangers as well as offering exciting volunteer opportunities for the local community. The Fleet Pond Restoration Project is run in partnership between Hart District Council, Fleet Pond Society, Natural England and the Environment Agency. To help restore Fleet Pond Nature Reserve to a healthier and more valuable amenity for wildlife and people. The sites main car park is situated just off of Cove Road (A3012) it is FREE to park here. There is a height restriction of 2.1m. Fleet Train Station car park can also be used and has quick access to the site. However this is charged Monday-Saturday. Fleet Pond also has a designated picnic area. Surfaced paths make access easy for wheelchairs, pushchairs and bicycles. There is NO FISHING at Fleet Pond until the season opens on the 16th June. Please keep dogs under close control.
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“car park” (22 reviews)
“lovely walk” (16 reviews)
“dog walkers” (11 reviews)
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Cove Road, Fleet, England
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"car park"
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"lovely walk"
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"dog walkers"
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"nature reserve"
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"lovely place"
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"feed the ducks"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Really nice on a good day sat in the pub having lunch and over looking the pond with all it's wildlife.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited with a friend and a dog; well managed site with good walk ways, clear sign posts; just beautiful area with many birds around on pond and in woodland; super trees and plants to enjoy; small beach area very easy to manage and explore;

Thank seahorse2017
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with my boyfriend on a trip up to fleet. Absolutely beautiful location and would be lovely for a family trip Very clean but not many bins.

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Reviewed 1 April 2018

This is a pleasant area of ponds and paths to explore for all ages. The area is flat so walking is easy and there are plenty of birds that can be seen at all times of the year.

1  Thank Sus1952
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Largest lake in Hampshire, with lots of paths and trails around the lake. Very flat, but occasionally a little muddy underfoot. Takes about an hour to walk around the lake. Good for kids on bikes plus pushchairs. Lots of places to park nearby, and one...More

Thank Mark P
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

Does not matter what time of year there is always something intersting to see when visiting the pond even if you do not have energy to walk all the way round.

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Reviewed 24 January 2018

A nice walk. Interesting history. In summer weather I expect It gets busy. It's just over 2.5 miles to walk the longest path. Easy to walk no need to walk up slopes act and solid paths. Lots of places to look out on the lake....More

Thank Sarah M
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

There are so many options to walk from relatively short to mid range , plus good parking. The new paths help wher it used to be muddy .

1  Thank David K
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Reviewed 28 November 2017

This is a really lovely setting and very peaceful, well worth a visit. On summer evenings then you could not wish for a more relaxing evening by the pond.

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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

We use this area weekly to walk our young dog. There are various entrances where you are able to park and access the the area. The condition of the road is poor with many deep potholes but if you take it slow it is well...More

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