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This amazing lake

Very lovely body of water. And very good if you are getting in to the sport with fish varying in... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2018
London, United Kingdom

A beautiful place to sit and watch the world go by. You wouldn't think this was in London its a... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2018
Jamie P
London, United Kingdom
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26 Jun 2018
“This amazing lake”
5 Apr 2018
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Northfield Road, Barnet, England
+44 20 8440 2199
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

This is a lake set in woodland with fishing points but you need a permit. The area around it gets very muddy in winter. Lots of water fowl Dogs love it but risk being shouted at by fishers if they go into the water

Thank Jane H
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Great place for dog walking or just to meander around. Woods & open fields. Dogs can’t swim in the lake for two reasons fishing & underwater plant growth that they can get caught in. An overflow stream is ok for them to cool off in.

Thank Petewalton
Reviewed 26 June 2018

Very lovely body of water. And very good if you are getting in to the sport with fish varying in sizes if you are starting fishing go to DNA tackle shop or any tackle shop an get you self so maggots. in the winter it...More

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Reviewed 6 April 2018

A beautiful place to sit and watch the world go by. You wouldn't think this was in London its a nice escape and you can spend several hours hanging around here. If your lucky you can feed the ducks who will come right up to...More

Thank Jamie P
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Beautiful place to viait and a great spot to go fishing. Great for dog walks ans family walks. Need more for the kids

Thank An D
Reviewed 7 November 2017

I have grown up going to Jacks Lake and have taken my children it is always interesting and a great adventure for kids

Thank lozhock
Reviewed 18 September 2017

There's a nice route from Monken Hadley common down to Jacks lake. There are loads of ducks there and generally just peaceful looking at the lake.

Thank lylnas
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Monken Hadley Common is an unspoiled forest, great for cycling, walking, running or horsing! :) The lake is calming to look at. Sadly, some visitors leave their rubbish behind! There are also many big dogs not on a leash.

Thank wildhorse07
Reviewed 26 April 2017

I use to go here over 50 years ago as a schoolboy. But despite many patient hours waiting with rod and line I never caught a fish. A jam jar and sticklebacks was the best I managed. Lovely to know it's still here and cared...More

Thank PaulG7174
Reviewed 4 October 2016

We had a lovely walk around the common. A nice way to spend a Sunday afternoon. Good paths, maps to keep you on track. Clean and tidy. :)

Thank oldmanpinchy
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Raymond T
15 June 2018|
Response from 177,704 | Reviewed this property |
a senior ticket per rod is 6 pounds junior is free to fish (under 16) concessions 3 pounds per rod hope it is helpful