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Harrold-Odell Country Park

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Address: Carlton Road | Harrold, Bedford MK43 7DS, England
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+44 1234 720016
Today
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Nice walk

Went with Gkids and the wife..nice walk around the lake,suitable for all ages and abilities,play areas could do with a freshen up, cafe pleasant enough,good car parking.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Went with Gkids and the wife..nice walk around the lake,suitable for all ages and abilities,play areas could do with a freshen up, cafe pleasant enough,good car parking.

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

All year round,this place is well worth a visit. The beautiful lakes are full of ducks, swans and geese. Each turn of the lake as you walk around provides yet more stunning vistas. Benches and tables are thoughtfully provided near the adventure playground and cafe. In fact on our last visit in January 2017 many families were picknicking as the... More 

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Thank Annette A
Hampshire, United Kingdom
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120 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great Country Park to visit. It is very family friendly and has great views and is a great place for a great walk. Well worth visiting anytime and has free parking. It is very enjoyable place to visit and can be very peaceful.

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Thank jumpracing
Chesham, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

Took a drive to Harrold O'dell country park recently. What a great place! I'm a keen birder and always on the lookout for new venues to explore. This little gem was worth the drive into the heart of Bedfordshire. The approach takes you along the river Great Ouse affording some stunning views of the river. If you come in from... More 

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Thank Cassillis
Higham Ferrers, United Kingdom
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300 reviews
138 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016

Although not the biggest country park Harol-Odell is still worth a visit. There are two walks available and both on the flat. Plenty of areas for the kids to play in and a good cafe for a tea or coffee and nice lunch or cake afterwards. Worth a visit.

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Thank Trevor D
London, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016

This is a well used and well maintained country park Beautiful natural surroundings with both the river Ouse and the Glebe lake Easy access parking with a second overflow car park Great little restaurant / coffee shop that is run like clockwork Tasty food at good prices All facilities spotless Some great walks and close to Harrold Carlton and Odell

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Thank Attia317
Dunstable, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2016

Did a fantastic walk from the visitor centre to Felmersham,Sharnbrook and finishing back at the visitor centre. Lovely views and a nice walk through Sharnbrook. Had a delicious tomato and basil soup at the brilliant cafe at the visitor centre.

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Rushden, Northants
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35 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

I have recently acquired a Cavapoochon puppy, and I decided that I wanted her to be a proper dog (not a lapdog) so I took her to my favourite local spot to socialise her with people and other dogs, and I've been amazed at how friendly people are there. Most people either jog or walk their dogs, and it seems... More 

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Thank Christine M
Bedfordshire
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

This is a nice enough litle place, they've made great use of the space and created a very sweet cafe. We had sandwiches and juice and couldn't fault a thing - fresh fluffy bread and good quality ham.

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Thank yumreviews11
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

What a great place to spend an hour or so .... particularly first thing in the morning. The circular path (about 2.5km) is easy walking, with the option to add on the river meadow which can be a bit sludgy under foot. Fantastic tea shop and plenty of parking.

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