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Priory Country Park

Open Now: 5:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Open today: 5:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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A lot of potential walks from here.

Flat sprawling park with a number of lakes, water sports and associated wildlife, play area a... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
michael m
beautiful well maintained park

we went for a wander around a few weeks ago and it was so beautiful and picturesque. the play area... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Bedford, United Kingdom
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Priory Country Park Barkers Lane, Bedford MK41 9DJ, England
+44 1234 718012
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Flat sprawling park with a number of lakes, water sports and associated wildlife, play area a Beefeater restaurant plus a nice cafe by the ' totem pole, ample parking and a wide variety of possible walks -round, the lakes ,back to Russell Park or out...More

Thank michael m
Reviewed 5 days ago

we went for a wander around a few weeks ago and it was so beautiful and picturesque. the play area was a little old for my children however they still went on the slide and the zip wire. the cafe was absolutely rammed so we...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely to walk around the lakes during winter as there are no flies, during the summer the flies can be very annoying, there is thousands of rabbit and badger holes, so you will need to be careful underfoot on the grass, would recommend to anyone...More

Thank Thomas P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very large area with a few lakes by the ouse river. Great for walks and large open area for play. A cafe pub and nature trail with free parking.

Thank Dean B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Could be better maintained but neverless a long walk and trail which is good for families with children as it has play areas aswell. Good for couples too and runners and cyclists.

Thank Kay_Aujla
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As our camera club decided to visit the Bedford Priory I thought I would like to go as well. Not disappointed Situated off Barkers Lane, well sign posted and plenty of parking. we all met in the on site Café Opens at 10:00 on the...More

Thank 270Raymondo123
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

A truly beautiful place for family and friends to enjoy walking, cycling, nature, the great outdoors and watersports. Take a picnic and enjoy!

Thank Sharon C
Reviewed September 3, 2018

This park receives much less attention than the embankment area - completely undeservedly. You can waste away a couple of hours wandering around, sunbathing, picnicking or playing games. There are little coffee venues as well as a sailing club - but even if water sports...More

Thank juljanka
Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

Lovely surroundings, great walks, lovely tea room and parking is free. Had a lovely day. The only negative were the toilets were not very good though.

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Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

Park is ok, nothing special. Had an ok day there utterly ruined by rude tea room staff would not recommend. If you must go take a picnic, lots of people had so suspect it wasn’t an off day or a one off and that the...More

Thank Julian A
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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
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.
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.