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Wandlebury Country Park and Nature Reserve

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Address: Gog Magog Hills | Babraham, Cambridge CB2 4AE, England
Phone Number: 44 1223 243830
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Description: Located a short distance south of Cambridge, this scenic park contains a...
Located a short distance south of Cambridge, this scenic park contains a mixture of woodlands and grasslands offering a network of scenic walking paths and picnic areas.
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I always enjoy visiting Wandlebury but usually cycle from Cambridge to the car park where the Roman Road begins (or further on down it if joining from Fulbourne) As others have... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 14, 2015
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Newmarket, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

I always enjoy visiting Wandlebury but usually cycle from Cambridge to the car park where the Roman Road begins (or further on down it if joining from Fulbourne) As others have pointed out facilities are very limited but I think the walks are worth the effort of getting there.

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Cambridge
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Plenty of different walks, very peaceful in the orchard nice to see some animals. always very tranquil. Seem to always find something new

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Haverhill, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Expensive to park when it is essentially a woodland with no amenities to speak of. It's not even as if there are noticeable signs that the parking money is used to make the car park half decent. Big open spaces for kids to run aorund, burn off steam, play football, frisbee, rounders etc but nowhere to purchase food or drink... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

The Roman Road is well sign posted. Pity about all the rubbish in the small car park at the start. Path turns through mature beech wood and leads into a well maintained picnic area. Path to bus stop on main road well signed. Buses No13 goes back to Cambridge on far side of dual carriageway. No timetable shown and no... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

The parking is free, have lots of different paths to take, and plenty of benches to eat if you want to do a picnic. Around the park they have lots of explanatory posters about the local vegetation and animals. Nice to go in a sunny day!

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

I though it was time we visited Wandlebury after driving past countless times. Its big with several long paths and benches to sit on - it would be a nice place to picnic But that's about it.The £3 for car parking made me expect something good because Milton country park charges less and you get lakes, playground, shop etc. But... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Considering we have something similar in Cheltenham 'Crickley Hill' ours isn't left to nature! Parking was a nightmare, but hey that's life... After parking we had a great time the kids 16. 6 & 5 had a great time running and kicking leaves and picking twigs. I felt sad that this place was completely left to nature and trees weren't... More 

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Peterborough, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

If you love nature, trees, fresh air, this place then is perfect for day out with family ;) Much better than going to city park for a walk :)

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Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We enjoy visiting Wandlebury because it has a lovely natural feel allowing enjoyment of the simple things in life. As others have said, trees are felled and left to rot because that's what happens in nature and is followed by the decay process that allows lots of creepy crawlies to thrive and feed the wildlife. The £3 parking should perhaps... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

A parking fee of £3 for the day is not excessive for somewhere to walk and enjoy the outdoors, but this is one of the most boring parks I have ever visited. A lot of trees have fallen and are left where they lay, signage is poor and really there is liittle else to enjoy. Poorly tended woodland and you... More 

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Address: Gog Magog Hills | Babraham, Cambridge CB2 4AE, England
Phone Number: 44 1223 243830
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge

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