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Linford Lakes Nature Reserve

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Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Open today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Wetlands on edge of Milton Keynes

Near Wolverton with various car parks to enter . Good place to watch birds or trains on near bay... read more

Reviewed October 17, 2018
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom

Came here for birdwatching Joined on an annual membership Only open to public on Sundays Four... read more

Reviewed June 2, 2018
Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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Oct 17, 2018
“Wetlands on edge of Milton Keynes”
Jun 2, 2018
The site, which is at Great Linford, was established as a wildfowl research centre in 1970 following decades of mineral extraction in the area. Previously known as Hanson Environmental Study Centre, The Parks Trust purchased the site in 2015 and it...more
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Linford Lakes Nature Reserve Wolverton Road | Great Linford, Milton Keynes MK14 5AH, England
+44 1908 233600
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Reviewed October 17, 2018

Near Wolverton with various car parks to enter . Good place to watch birds or trains on near bay WCML, parts of area can flood . Really feels open and almost remote but very accessible to central MK .

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ptrabant
ChantalJ315, Manager at Linford Lakes Nature Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2018

Thank you for your review of Linford Lakes Nature Reserve. We are pleased you enjoy visiting and using our permit holder only site.

Reviewed June 6, 2018

Parks Trust have done a great job with this once quarry, there are now hides, walkways, lots of birds to see as well as some ponies!!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Peter T
Chantal J, Manager at Linford Lakes Nature Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded June 7, 2018

Hi Peter, we think this review must be for Floodplain Forest Nature Reserve not Linford Lakes Nature Reserve? Many thanks

Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

Came here for birdwatching Joined on an annual membership Only open to public on Sundays Four hides Interesting bird selection No facilities except on Sundays Walks could be signposted better Reallyenjoyable

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank davethedrill
Reviewed March 11, 2018

Milton Keynes lakes have their own characters - some for boating, some for watersports and this one is for nature. Visitors to the reserve need to visit the Milton Keyes Parks Trust website first for a permit - this is then emailed through as a...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank AlinaRC
Reviewed January 12, 2018 via mobile

The most peaceful walk of the day...a long track in and only a couple of dog walkers to say hello to...it seems to be a firm favourite for fishing too.Nice walking areas but can get a little muddy in places.Blink and you could miss the...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed January 6, 2018

Its always worth the effort to explore the many parks in and around Milton Keynes. This is another very peaceful and pleasant park and nature reserve. Lots of people out walking dogs - but in the fresh air its hard to imagine you are so...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed October 5, 2017

My Wife and I are always looking for new places to walk our dog and this Nature Reserve is ideal. There are several paths so you can either go for a long walk all round the reserve or a shorter one if you wish. Plenty...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Stratman1944
Reviewed October 4, 2017

This particular walk is great for anybody who has a Dog and wants to walk them or just for a great walk in the country! The walk length you have depends on the paths that you take; on a fine day we walk our Dog...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed July 20, 2017

I spent a delightful afternoon in bright sunshine walking around this lively nature reserve. A very peaceful place indeed where the joys of nature abound.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed June 30, 2017

Linford woods and linford lakes are a nice place to go for walks and have a wander. Not sure I would recommend if you are on your own as not sure if I would feel safe on my own. Great for pokemon.

Date of experience: May 2017
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