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Priory Country Park

Priory Country Park Barkers Lane, Bedford MK41 9DJ, England
01234 718012
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Great space, very relaxing

We visited the park on a very hot Sunday. Parking was relatively easy and we headed into the cafe... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Lovely country park

Free parking well done Bedford Lovely walks around the lake watching people boating, sailing... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Bedford, United Kingdom
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Priory Country Park Barkers Lane, Bedford MK41 9DJ, England
01234 718012
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited the park on a very hot Sunday. Parking was relatively easy and we headed into the cafe for a drink. There is a main lake and then smaller lakes and a river running through the area. It's easy to negotiate the walks that...More

Thank dexterBucks
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Free parking well done Bedford Lovely walks around the lake watching people boating, sailing, paddle boarding. People relaxing in the sun ☀️

Thank Lozy092
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We chose a sunny Saturday afternoon to take our dog for a walk around this park. Good parking and a lovely cafe with outside seating by the lake which is a beautiful spot to have lunch. This country park is very clean and has a...More

Thank kellyspringall
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Parking is easy, a loop of the lake is pleasant and you can grab an ice cream at the end. Great for the family, dogs welcome (except the protected reserve area with is clearly marked). Bikes welcome so great for children wanting to practice basic...More

Thank Kempston_Mill
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The sun was shining, people were enjoying themselves, all this away from the grief of the past few days. This park is tranquil and picturesque. Spaces to breath, play and relax. Walkers, cyclists and those who just wanted to "be" could be seen doing their...More

Thank PDPachus
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous park. Very well maintained and something for everyone. The lake forms the focal point with lots of wildlife, water sports and a path right round. There is a cafe overlooking the lake and an ice cream seller. A list of wild life sightings is...More

Thank gpguerin
Reviewed 16 May 2017

I was in Priory Business park and this is where we often came to walk during the lunch breaks. River goes from the center of the park and we can go around the whole park walking. Nice trail with kids playing around and a restaurant...More

Thank DineshWadhwani
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Love this place. I can either cycle or walk. Even when the weather is a bit naff it is a calming place to be. Always busy with people walking, cycling and just getting out in the fresh air. Great place to get a cuppa as...More

Thank Gaynorhutch123
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Very impressed by this Park that you were able to walk for miles in. Lakes with lots of wildlife. The River Ouze. Pleasant cafe

Thank NessieWestSussex
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Visited with our 4 children and dog. Very nice area and the walk round the lake is lovely. Great child's play area with lots for them to do.

Thank AnneBury
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John F
Can dogs swim in lake
19 June 2016|
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Response from schuey4 | Reviewed this property |
most of the time yes.There is a shallow part know as the beach where they can go in. They do sometimes recommend not letting your dog in the water due to a build up of Algae,
Gaby G
Could Media Students from Bedford College use the location to film, who do we ask for permission?
5 May 2016|
Response from schuey4 | Reviewed this property |
contact the priory park ranger can do this via email or phone but i do not think it will be an issue. Have found them to be most helpfull in the past.