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Whitlingham Country Park

Open Now: 12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
Open today: 12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
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What a shame Tom W, Public Relations Manager at Whitlingham Country Park, doesn't listen!

I love this place. How fantastic to have a lake and beautiful walks so close to the city centre... read more

Reviewed October 20, 2018
sarah w
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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
Parking really isn't a problem

It is such a pity that there have been so many adverse reviews due to the supposed parking... read more

Reviewed September 15, 2018
Tripper1941
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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Just southeast of Norwich situated near the picturesque village of Trowse lies the wonderful Whitlingham Country Park. As well being a great place to walk, jog, cycle, sail, picnic or bird watch the Park also offers a huge range of other engaging...more
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Whitlingham Lane | Trowse, Norwich NR14 8TR, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Parked in the dark. Terrible lighting and difficulty in finding the canoe club for a friend's birthday party. Hit with a £50 parking penalty a few weeks later. We had no idea it was pay parking. It was a muddy, wet, dark parking area where...More

Thank CMVO
Reviewed October 20, 2018

I love this place. How fantastic to have a lake and beautiful walks so close to the city centre but it crazes me when you have so many people writing poor reviews of the parking system and "Tom W, Public Relations Manager at Whitlingham Country...More

Thank sarah w
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

Daughter attended 2 days as Whitlingham adventure - had a superb time ! However, she wasn’t ready to go at 3 so the 15 mins you supposedly get for pick up is not enough. I paid 60p for going a couple minutes over the 15...More

5  Thank Road818937
Reviewed September 15, 2018

It is such a pity that there have been so many adverse reviews due to the supposed parking problems. We have been twice in the last week and the only difficulty we experienced is the machine took a little persuading to accept our coins. When...More

2  Thank Tripper1941
Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

If you want a lovely 5mile ish walk whilst in Norwich I highly recommend this lovely place. Parking isn’t too great but we didn’t have any issues and it’s not too far from the city centre

Thank Beebee056
Reviewed September 11, 2018

'Park with ease' are the company running the car parking at this site. I WAS a regular visitor, one day all the machines were not working so I was unable to pay for my parking. A few weeks later I received a letter demanding £30...More

2  Thank clived442018
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Poor due to the ongoing parking problems! My advice.....walk to the lake. It’s a beautiful walk and lovely to be out in a well kept area.....but parking charges are a joke. There is no need in my view to charge so much for people to...More

Thank NorwichSarah
Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

Parking company claim to have sent me two letters asking for payment. I did not receive them. Received letter from debt collection company funnily enough asking for inflated charges. Spoke the DCA and explained and they have put claim on hold. Contacted park with ease...More

1  Thank Sam L
Reviewed August 26, 2018

From the minute you use the car park to the minute you buy a small can of Pepsi on your way out of the visitors centre (£1.50 !!!) youv'e been had. Run by a Trust? Well TRUST me, they are not doing anyone any favors....More

2  Thank mr_sleepwell
Reviewed August 24, 2018

Arrived by car and parked in the car park. We spent 80 minutes there with the dogs and then tried to leave and pay the parking charge. The charge is automated by cameras registering your number plate as you enter, however there were 2 machines...More

4  Thank Keith B
Tom W, Public Relations Manager at Whitlingham Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded August 31, 2018

Hi Keith, Whilst I am sorry to note your unhappiness with the parking system, I'd like to respond. Firstly, our signs give two payment options including paying online (within 48 hours) and I shall upload a photograph showing our payment options to the photo gallery....More

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Sam C
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Response from mariamyers1 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the late answer. I cant say I have ever seen anyone fishing on any of my visits there. I think it is more of a family venue.
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