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Longham Lakes

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Lovely walk

Easy parking and well maintained paths around lakes. Peaceful wildlife haven with many different... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2018
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
A lovely walk

A little known but lovely place for a walk. Great for dog walks and bird watching too. Generally... read more

Reviewed March 3, 2018
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  • Terrible3%
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“garden centre”(6 reviews)
“bird watching”(4 reviews)
“car park”(11 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Ringwood Road, Ferndown BH22 9AB, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely flat walk, whether you do both or one lake. Every week is different due to the seasons and weather, I know very little about the variety of birds, I just enjoy the sites and sounds, my wife and I walked dry Sunday morning...More

Thank Alan C
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Easy parking and well maintained paths around lakes. Peaceful wildlife haven with many different bird species to be seen.

Thank sccl11
Reviewed August 22, 2018

Straight forward and short walk for people that don't normally walk too far. No parking on site due the Fishermen having sole right to the car park. Park in Haskins car park and go there afterwards for a coffee or a meal.

1  Thank 398bill
Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

My husband walked our dog round here on Sunday. Dog was on a long lead and did unfortunately get in the water. On leaving the lakes my husband found a small sign off the footpath warning about blue/green algae. It was only after some quick...More

Thank Jenni S
Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

Went today with the camera. Lovely, peaceful lots of wildlife. One problem....No parking. There is a carpark for fisherman it's takes 40 cars. Only 2 fishing. Everyone else forget it. I would pay to park here. Instead leave your car somewhere and walk to it....More

2  Thank Simon C
Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

Regularly walk around Longham Lakes and it is a great setting. Can always be walked even when wet but parking is an issue as no public parking as such.

Thank RObbo60_11
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

A nice walk around the lake, lovely birdsong. There is fishing in the lakes and the anglers can get quite angry if dogs go swimming, even if done sensibly well away from the anglers, which is a little daunting. Not very good access, but that...More

Thank Johnkonline
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

A little known but lovely place for a walk. Great for dog walks and bird watching too. Generally not busy and a good place for a quiet walk or some 'me' time.

Thank mk3mk
Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

Nice peaceful walk with lovely sunset views and good for bird watchers. Easy and on the flat so good for most ages and abilities

Thank nickylowe2014
Reviewed January 22, 2018

Lovely walk starting from The Angel Pub at Ferndown and continuing around the lakes at Longham finishing back at the Angel

1  Thank mike2631
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Sarah S
August 27, 2017|
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Response from 669iam69 | Reviewed this property |
hi Sarah , suggest you park in the old post office at Longham.. wall a hundred yards towards Longham bridge & you will see a little lane on the right. about 300 yea down is a style.. thats it..enjoy..