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Harrold-Odell Country Park

Address: Carlton Road | Harrold, Bedford MK43 7DS, England
Phone Number: 01234 720016
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Ranked #5 of 14 Attractions in Bedford
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

lovely family park to relax and spend a few hours. quite, largely unspoilt park with easy access to walks. The lake is beautiful, take a walk around and see the wildlife. A great place for families with young children.

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Luton
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76 reviews 76 reviews
27 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Good car park £1) donation + overflow parking/ large lake to walk around or shorter walk up and down 1 side a couple of bird hides made up paths so not to muddy also diversion though woodland to river usually winter visiting duck on lake plus finch flocks and woodpeckers in woodland/Nice Cafe /tearoom serving light lunches plus very nice... More 

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Lovely place for a short or long walk, or something in between. Good cafe serving simple, good food. Lots of families, and lots of couples. Well worth a visit.

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london
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Harrold Park is a beautiful country park. Immaculately kept my the Rangers, it encourages visitors to appreciate the local wildlife. The cafe, central to the park, is run by three hard working ladies who prepare simple but well cooked food. Prices are on the high side but place, food and cakes are worth it. As for the cakes please keep... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We often visit this quiet nature reserve and it is always a beautiful spot to be! The lakes are large and clean and well populated by a range of birds, including herons and kingfishers. There are several paths around the lakes, many of them are well kept and suitable for pushchairs or wheelchairs. Some of the paths are through woods... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Beautiful lake with great walks, ducks, swans etc. lots of dogs walkers and families, you can walk round the whole lake in snout 1/2 hour and it's dutiable for buggies etc. tea shop with nice cakes too.

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Bedford
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62 reviews 62 reviews
21 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We always go here for a walk around the lake. A really peaceful and lovely setting with a very nice coffee in the cafe afterwards. Well maintained and relaxing

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Scot in France
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Good cafe called Teazels at the entrance for coffee or snack after a long walk around the lakes at the park

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Excellent for dog walkers , families or just a leisurely walk . Great cafe though could do with opening longer hours especially in the summer . Interest galore from log carving trails , skate park & playground , picnic area , fishing etc

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Bedford, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
99 reviews 99 reviews
7 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

The location of this place, sells it. However the food is just as good! Gorgeous scrummy homemade cakes, sandwiches and brilliant breakfasts! Defo worth a visit!

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