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Address: Carlton Road | Harrold, Bedford MK43 7DS, England
Phone Number: +44 1234 720016
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Enjoyable and peaceful walk

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Trevor D
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Higham Ferrers, United Kingdom
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Higham Ferrers, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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37 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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34 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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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Henlow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

We visited recently and enjoyed a very pleasant walk in beautiful surroundings. The parking was just one pound - not compulsory, just a suggested donation. We enjoyed a light lunch in the cafe/ restaurant, the home made soup was very special. We spent some time talking to friendly and helpful staff discussing the wide variety of bird life here. I... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for a pleasant walk around a (man made) lake this a lovely place to do it. Parking is free or suggested £1 donation so it doesn't have to visit either. Good quality breakfasts available at the tea rooms with open access to the toilet facilities for all walkers, eating or not

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

Home made soup of the day was tasty and satisfying. Sat outside enjoying the view and pleasant surroundings. All rounded off wit tea & fresh cake. Always busy at lunch time but service was fast and friendly.

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Thank Mick V
Northampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Came for a stroll around this lovely park as we often do. Plenty of parking available (£1donation suggested good value). Great tea room on site which does get very busy so come early, so as not to be disappointed. The park has everything on offer the views, wildlife and the fantastic flora & fauna (All year round) So if have... More 

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