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The strongest cup of coffee I have ever had

A very nice place to spend the afternoon either boating on the lake or just watching all the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Good sized, clean water. Picturesque

Normally, being so close to the sea, you wouldn't bother going to an inland lake, but this is... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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The Largest freshwater lake in Yorkshire and listed as one of the Severn Natural Wonders of Britain. For boating and sightseeing of nature
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“rowing boat” (33 reviews)
“feed the ducks” (15 reviews)
“putting green” (8 reviews)
Hornsea, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very nice place to spend the afternoon either boating on the lake or just watching all the different birds all round the lake. We called in the cafe for a latte,the strongest cup of coffee I have ever had just left it, Would have...More

Thank kimerobin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Normally, being so close to the sea, you wouldn't bother going to an inland lake, but this is really nice with boats for hire, assorted water sports lessons, pitch-and-put course and a very nice little cafe in a good spot in the bank. It gets...More

Thank whothefox
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not had a meal there yet but all looks good. Service good, popular place to visit, free parking, good views of the mere

Thank sunnygirl081
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Called for a coffee one morning and returned for breakfast to the Mere cafe. Lovely food and beautiful views across the Mere. Really good, nice staff, very clean and attractive facility.

Thank Anita B
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

What a lovely hidden gem in the gorgeous Hornsea. You can miss the sign as you look to turn right from Hornsea so take it slow. Lots of friendly geese and ducks to welcome you. We took the boys out on a rowing boat which...More

Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Have been here a few times when visiting hornsea and bring breadcrumbs to feed the ducks...its a great place for a picnic but closes quite early which is a shame!!!! Its nice for a walk too and on a sunny day you can sit on...More

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 3 September 2017

As we are now regular visitors to Hornsea, it was only a matter of time before we had a look to see what The Mere had to offer... And we were pleasantly surprised. We eventually managed to park up (without charge) once we had navigated...More

2  Thank Chris T
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Spent a pleasent afternoon just watching the ducks and other fowl followed by coffee at the cafe, A walk around the mere would have been prefered but not enough time.

Thank dacsue
Reviewed 20 August 2017

we just loved coming here every day whilst on holiday just to feed the ducks and geese they are so lovely

Thank ap61686
Reviewed 19 August 2017

A tranquil place to visit. You can fish or watch the boats. There is a pitch and putt but not a very smooth one! A lovely cafe serving a variety of sandwiches, salads and burgers etc. Only had coffee here but all the food looked...More

2  Thank ClanAnderson
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Con H
22 May 2017|
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Response from CP1866 | Reviewed this property |
You will find the gates locked at certain times of the year, but only the Christmas holidays.... There is a bird hide at the Wassand Estate side, you can get day tickets. The site is an SSSI. Access on the road between... More
26 February 2017|
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Response from Sassyk77 | Reviewed this property |
I'm really sorry, I'm not sure, I think they are
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19 January 2017|
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Response from Tracy D | Reviewed this property |
Yes we took ours with us