Fleet Pond, Fleet
Categories: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
Fleet Pond is a lake and biological Site of Special Scientific Interest in Fleet in Hampshire. It is also a Local Nature Reserve.Located on the northern edge of the town of Fleet in northeastern Hampshire, at 21ha, Fleet Pond is Hampshire's largest freshwater lake. The Reserve’s reed beds, marshes, heathland and woodland provide sanctuary for a rich and diverse community of animal and plant life, including many that are no longer to be found in an ordered, farmed countryside. The lake is extremely shallow, with a maximum depth of 0.82 metres (2.69 ft) bathymetrically recorded in 2008.The total area of the Reserve is 141acre of which 118acre is designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). This applies to the wetlands, the lake and the dry heathland.Make Fleet Pond a centerpiece of your Fleet vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Fleet holiday planner.
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Stopped off on the way elsewhere. Yellow walk takes around 45 minutes which follows the pond and through the forest. Carried baby in a sling, ground could take a buggy but a bit bumpy in places. Very ... read more »
A thoroughly lovely little spot, ideal for a walk on a lovely sunny day. Was also pleasantly surprised also that given the substantial amount of dog walkers that use the area there was very little in ... read more »
Just love this spot......found it by accident whilst looking for somewhere off-lead to walk a really well behaved dog. This is perfect. I know there are cattle on the left of the car park on the first... read more »
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