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Priory Country Park

Priory Country Park Barkers Lane, Bedford MK41 9DJ, England
+44 1234 718012
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So close to town

Lovely to find such a country park such a short distance from the town centre. Good parking and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Michael R
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Liskeard, United Kingdom
A lovely discovery

We were staying in a nearby hotel and found Priory Country Park by accident. It is a very nice... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
C J
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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“finger lakes” (13 reviews)
“dog walkers” (23 reviews)
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Priory Country Park Barkers Lane, Bedford MK41 9DJ, England
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+44 1234 718012
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"finger lakes"
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"beefeater restaurant"
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"dog walkers"
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"premier inn"
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"sailing club"
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"country park"
in 19 reviews
"vast area"
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"walk round the lake"
in 10 reviews
"big lake"
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"lovely lake"
in 6 reviews
"great place to walk"
in 8 reviews
"relaxing stroll"
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"an ice cream van"
in 7 reviews
"main lake"
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"water sports"
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"bite to eat"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely to find such a country park such a short distance from the town centre. Good parking and lovely walking with excellent information boards. Very popular and easy to see why. Only downside are rudimentary toilets.

Thank Michael R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were staying in a nearby hotel and found Priory Country Park by accident. It is a very nice place with a cafe. Lots of different wildlife. It got quite busy with runners and dog walkers at the weekend but it’s big enough to cope.

2  Thank C J
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Priory Country Park, is ideal for walking anytime of Year. The marina itself, is picturesque and there are various other lanes. Take a camera, you never know what wildlife you're going to spot. If you are hungry or thirsty priory marina Beefeater is on the...More

Thank alison f
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve been to this park many times, this is a beautiful park indeed! The lake makes it extra special to me. Children used to play in the play area when they were little, they still enjoy running through the maze, there’s vast area for them...More

Thank Bithi R
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Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

Recommend Priory Country Park 100%... Whether it’s for a Sunday stroll, a walk with the dogs, a picnic with your partner / friends / family, a few hours or a whole day out enjoying the park... Amazing views over the lake and smaller finger lakes...More

1  Thank Dannea23
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Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

Lovely lake and great paths for little legs / scooters / bikes. There were a lot of dogs being walked here, our trip coincided with a dog event so not sure if there’s usually this many dogs here but if you’re a little frightened of...More

Thank splodge1987
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Reviewed April 29, 2018

We go every week to Priory, sometimes walking the dog or with the family or cycling and there is something for everyone. The walk round the lake is our staple. Through the open meadows and back along the river is our extension. Favourite corners are...More

Thank Thoughtful100
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Reviewed April 16, 2018

Called in on the way home to give our dog some exercise before a two hour journey home. The park has a large area in which to roam the grass, It was muddy in places but was expected due to heavy rains of the last...More

Thank 585Rodney585
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Reviewed April 11, 2018

A great place for a stroll, run or just an amble around the park, Ideal for Dog walkers, Beautiful scenery, Wild birds, A lovely lake to wander round, and now a Café to sit and have lunch or tea & cake.

Thank jan9262016
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Reviewed April 10, 2018

On our recent visit to the area to visit relatives we used the Priory as a park to exercise/walk our dog. The setting around the lake is lovely with good pathways (despite the muddy weather). I used the café to buy a snack and found...More

Thank Berkshire_UK
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Sheila G
May 7, 2018|
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Response from jonbishop2017 | Property representative |
BBQs are not permitted at any of the parks owned and managed by Bedford Borough Council
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Gill P
December 26, 2017|
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Response from HubbleBubbleTrouble | Reviewed this property |
yes, everything is accessible there, the cafe is level, toilets , everything, sorry to have been so long in answering.
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s l
September 25, 2017|
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Response from jonbishop2017 | Property representative |
The main car parks at Priory CP all have height restrictions set at 6'6" (1.8M) there is additional un-restricted parking at the Barkers lane entrance adjacent to the recycling area. this car park is available 24 hours a day.
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