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Whipps Cross Hollow Ponds

I walk my dog around Hollow Ponds nearly every day. The Rising boat hire is one of the few places... read more

Reviewed August 8, 2017
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
Birthday outing

Rowing was soo much fun and a little frightening with all the big ducks and swans coming so close... read more

Reviewed July 18, 2017
Greater London, United Kingdom
via mobile
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8 Aug 2017
“Whipps Cross Hollow Ponds”
18 Jul 2017
“Birthday outing ”
A fun day out with the family where you can get a boat ride round the lake and food drink and ice cream during the summer months from March till October
Whipps Cross Rd | Lea Valley, London E11 1NP, England
+44 7973 128375
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Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

I walk my dog around Hollow Ponds nearly every day. The Rising boat hire is one of the few places in London where you can undertake this activity. The maximum depth in the lake is about a metre or less, life preservers are provided for...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed July 18, 2017 via mobile

Rowing was soo much fun and a little frightening with all the big ducks and swans coming so close. This has been a memorable experience with friends. The water wasn't too pleasant, there was a lot of seaweed getting wrapped around the oars and the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed May 24, 2017

I have been going to Hollow Ponds since I was a little girl (1970s) and still get a great thrill from going there. I have been there cycling with my daughters and now enjoy going there with my granddaughters. The boats are well managed and...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Lorraine W
Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

I have had a few dates there and it's absolutely lovely! I love this park and make sure to buy some duck food and have fun feeding them!

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Maria342
Reviewed February 24, 2016

The ponds were my stomping grounds as a kid. We explored, paddled and even sailed model boats here and it hasn't changed much. These days though you'd nee to be well of to hire a rowing boat! It is really expensive for what it is...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank PeterCinLondon
Reviewed February 16, 2016

What a great little find! The people there were fantastic and a really good laugh. It was so family friendly and i haven't been on a boat for years. Really good fun and super cheap for what you get. I would definitely go again as...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed August 11, 2015 via mobile

Nice and fun day out on the boat £15 for an hour is not bad. Was good fun and quite relaxing with the sun beating down. Even the Mrs had a row

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank levi8488
Reviewed May 9, 2015 via mobile

Very nice and welcoming, great scenery. we all enjoyed taking the boat out. James and all the staff we very polite and helpful. Would recommend to anyone and of course ice creams after!!!!

Thank dannybenet
Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

My partner and I often go to Hollow Ponds on a nice sunny day and take a boat out on the lake, it's lovely and peaceful and very good exercise too, then we gave an ice cream afterwards.

Thank Bigmanjason
Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

Fantastic boating place The staff are very friendly and helpful and to rent a 5 seater rowing boat costs £10 for half an hour or £15 for1 hour plus a £10 deposit that is refundable after you're boat ride. There is free parking and a...More

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June 23, 2017|
Response from 700bbb | Reviewed this property |
Yes, fishing is allowed, you must hold Environment Agency Licence. You can purchase them online for a day or annually.
Edina K
May 25, 2017|
Response from 700bbb | Reviewed this property |
Yes I have seen small doge on the boats