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Harrold-Odell Country Park

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Address: Carlton Road | Harrold, Bedford MK43 7DS, England
Phone Number: 01234 720016
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9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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now this is special , walk round the park through lovely tree line lanes or use the play area for the kids or even just have a splendid meal in their cafe, and cake if you have... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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keghley
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

now this is special , walk round the park through lovely tree line lanes or use the play area for the kids or even just have a splendid meal in their cafe, and cake if you have room as their sandwiches are wholesome, or just try a soup and roll or their daily special.

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Flitwick
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23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Saw the weather forecast for the day was going to be one of the hottest September days on record so booked a day off work to spend with my dear old 82 year old mum. Now what to do? Googled country parks and decided on Harold Country Park. Could not have chosen better. A lovely park with a large open... More 

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Rushden
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51 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We pop here regularly for a nice little walk round the lake. There are 2 nice play areas for children and you can buy duck food. Small cafe near the car main entrance. You can walk into either village, Odell having a nice little pub, and Harold having some show and other pubs etc. Parking is free with a donation... More 

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Thank Thekilpinfamily
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This park is fab! I go running round it when I can and the new gym equipment is an added bonus! Free to enter and use and a very helpful area and set of equipment. Lovely scenery and a really nice route. 2 parks around the park which are brilliant parks. The cafe is lovely, although a little overpriced.

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Sutton Coldfield
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390 reviews
158 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have relatives who live in nearby Carlton. We love the 4 mile round trip from their house to the park, around the lake and back again. The walking is flat and easy. It can get busy at weekends but, nevertheless, it's so worth a visit. It's really, really lovely.

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Thank Lukajoreb
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a quiet country Park with a large lake that could offer make better use of the available water scene. This park has a stone path circumnavigating the lake making this an easy amble regardless of how the weather has been. There are two activity play parks and a skate boarding area, plus an all weather coffee shop.

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Windsor and Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this country park as something to do on the last day of a weekend away, and were well impressed. It is very well managed, with lots of seating all around. We had a nice walk around the lake and through some unusual greenery on some of the trails. Plenty of waterfowl to watch, including the most herons I've... More 

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Thank Hazeli60
Bedford, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a wonderful open space with plenty of room for dog walking around the lake and an excellent cafe for a meal or snack at the end of your walk.We always enjoy our visits and take a picnic, sit by the water and watch the wildlife.

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Thank flossy441
Bedford, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016

Beautiful park with lots of walks. Great for pushchairs and there's lots of wild life to see. Lots of Parking. The café is excellent with a great menu and the cakes are excellent ! lovely day out !

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Thank KerryVenn2015
Northampton, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016

As country parks go this is about average but with a very good café. Plenty of walks around the lake/s on gravel paths. Large area for children to play ball games etc., in and a small but reasonable playground. Car parking is plentiful and costs only 1 pound for the day. The café is very good, serving a wide range... More 

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