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Priory Country Park

Priory Country Park Barkers Lane, Bedford MK41 9DJ, England
01234 718012
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Nice place to walk

The walk around the lake is nice, especially in the summer. Will take an average wallet about 45... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Andrew E
Bedford, United Kingdom
via mobile
Good walk and plenty of open space.

Plenty to see and do here - lots of boats at the marina, café and icecream in the country park... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Luton, United Kingdom
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Priory Country Park Barkers Lane, Bedford MK41 9DJ, England
01234 718012
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The walk around the lake is nice, especially in the summer. Will take an average wallet about 45 minutes to get all the way round, and free parking is available nearby

Thank Andrew E
Reviewed 5 days ago

Plenty to see and do here - lots of boats at the marina, café and icecream in the country park, play area and plenty of open space, walks and cycle rides. Paths have hard surfacing for much of the way round - not muddy so...More

Thank fork_handles
Reviewed 1 week ago

Brilliant area - you have the lake but a huge area of grass for dogs and kids to run riot in. There is a brilliant play area and a good basic restaurant and bar at the end which is unfortunately not dog friendly but then...More

Thank Jane K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This park is very nice. Usually go in the evenings as the sunsets around the lake are so lovely :) would recommend a walk to see them 😍

Thank cizzacod
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 weeks 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 15 June 2017 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 30 May 2017

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 26 May 2017

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 23 May 2017 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
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John F
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
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.