Testwood Lakephoto
3 0
Dog walk

Testwood Lake

Southampton, Totton

Type of walk

Flat

What's here

Free Parking, Pathed Routes, Picnic Areas, Water On Route

About this walk

Nice little walk. Quite short but not completely flat so dogs can use up some energy. Not overly busy but used by joggers and cyclists. Can get a little muddy when raining. Recommended if you live in the area. I also read the council is soon to inject some money into the area... The photos used are copyrighted to Jim Champion and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.

Walk added by

deus profile

deus

Profile · Walks

Gallery

Tap to view full size

Comments (4)

  • kerri-b profile
    kerri-b

    10 years ago

    One thing to be aware of before using Testwood lakes is that the water has a blue-green algae which can cause upset tums or sickness. This is mentioned on the info board at the car park and on their dog walk info leaflet.
  • chelsealil profile
    chelsealil

    9 years ago

    Lovely walk. Has a nature reserve for the bird watchers.. You see all sorts of animals. I would take your wellies as it floods when we have alot of rain and be aware of nettle rash on your dogs pads.
  • natwildlife profile
    natwildlife

    9 years ago

    Hello all. Please note that this is a nature reserve managed for the benefit of wildlife by Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust. It is regularly used by school childre for education visits so it is vitally important that you take note of signs, ALWAYS pick up after your dog and keep your dog close to you, in sight and/or on a lead. For further information, please see our website Link →
  • dirtydogfeet profile
    dirtydogfeet

    8 years ago

    Please also feel free to let your dogs off their leads & allow them to jump up on all small children (including the ones who really don't like it) with real muddy wet feet & just laugh it off with a small apology. Don't forget the obligatory, "He/she doesn't bite". As us Dog walkers rule the world...! & have no other respect for our fellow humans and their own offspring, who will grow up PETRIFIED of dogs...!!
Dog avatars

Join the pack

Share your feedback or ask a question and be a part of the chat about this walk.

Log in to comment

Not a member? Create a free account

How to get there

Address

38 Brunel Rd, Totton, Southampton SO40 3YD, UK View on Google

what3words address

///scorched.household.counters View on w3w

Nearby dog walks

Dog walk at Lower Test - Testwood

Southampton

Lower Test - Testwood

Flat·Dog walk

0.9 miles away
Dog walk at Eling Ramble To Goatee Beach

Southampton, Eling

Eling Ramble To Goatee Beach

Flat·Dog walk

2.1 miles away
Dog walk at Busketts Lawn

Southampton

Busketts Lawn

Forest·Dog walk

3.4 miles away
Dog walk at Church Place Inclosure, Ashurst

Southampton

Church Place Inclosure, Ashurst

Flat, Forest·Dog walk

3.4 miles away
Dog walk at Deerleap (New Forest)

Southampton

Deerleap (New Forest)

Flat, Forest·Dog walk

3.6 miles away
Dog walk at Longdown (New Forest)

Southampton

Longdown (New Forest)

Flat, Forest·Dog walk

3.6 miles away
Dog walk at Canada Common

Romsey, West Wellow

Canada Common

Forest·Dog walk

3.9 miles away
Dog walk at Chilworth Common

Southampton, Chilworth

Chilworth Common

Hilly, Forest, Park·Dog walk

4.4 miles away
Dog walk at Fishlake Meadows, Romsey Hampshire

Romsey

Fishlake Meadows, Romsey Hampshire

Flat·Dog walk

4.5 miles away
Dog walk at Emmer Bog Stroll, Romsey

Romsey

Emmer Bog Stroll, Romsey

Flat·Dog walk

4.7 miles away
Dog walk at Rufus Stone - Stoney Cross, New Forest

Lyndhurst

Rufus Stone - Stoney Cross, New Forest

Forest·Dog walk

5.0 miles away
Dog walk at Furzey Gardens

Minstead, Lyndhurst

Furzey Gardens

Flat, Forest·Dog walk

5.1 miles away

Join the pack

Become part of the Walkiees community. It's free.

Join now

What did you think of this walk?