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College Lake Nature Reserve

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B488, Tring, England
+44 1442 826774
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Can be really disabled friendly - just need to think ahead!

If you want a bit of peace and tranquility, this might well be the place for you! I've only been... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Tring, United Kingdom
Nice stroll but too far from lake.

Attended with my wife and 3 year old, have to say i was a little disappointed. I've been to many... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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“bird watching” (20 reviews)
“bird hides” (16 reviews)
B488, Tring, England
+44 1442 826774
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Reviewed 5 days ago

If you want a bit of peace and tranquility, this might well be the place for you! I've only been there in my wheelchair (with a pusher!) and the main paths round the lake are pretty good, weather permitting. The reserve does have an "off...More

Thank Poohsl
Reviewed 1 week ago

Attended with my wife and 3 year old, have to say i was a little disappointed. I've been to many reserves like this and understand the conservation efforts but I felt so far from the lake we only got the odd glimpse of any birds...More

Thank matt9ah
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A pleasant nature reserve with lot of hides for people who like that sort of things (no me) however beyond that is cafe a bit about local farming and geology and some pleasant walks around the lake

Thank CharlesGraham79
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are lucky having this resource on our doorstep - always a cheery welcome from the team of volunteers and so many views and vistas to sketch or paint. A small group of us amateur try to visit three of four times a year to...More

Thank AGT100
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a stroll on our day off what's not to like. Walks suitable for all abilities a cafe for a welcome warm drink

Thank Paula K
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

We went to the cafe as a result of an offer we found and I have to say the food at the cafe was first rate (we had the cream tea). But what a lovely natural location with bird watching and other nature activities. Or...More

Thank David P
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

I have been coming to College Lake for over 10 years and have seen it change/expand/develop over these years! It is always a joy to come here and explore & it's one of those places that you don't want anyone else to find because it's...More

Thank Niki G
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

I went here for a walk with my Freind, the path are well sign posted with the distance of each walk. There is a huge amount of info for young and old. The cafe is great, staff are very friendly and helpful, I had a...More

Thank yoginidee
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Very impressed with the reserve as a place to watch bird life but also somewhere just to have a stroll a long the very well maintained paths. Very safe for children, I took my grandson, who is nearly two, and he thoroughly enjoyed himself walking...More

Thank kayak22
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Although this is primarily for bird watchers, this is a lovely place to visit regardless. It is a vast lake full of wonderful wildlife to watch and observe, that you can walk all the way around. There are lots of hides to sit in and...More

Thank Munchkins810
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Brad F
10 September 2017|
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Response from HerindoorsMiddlesex | Reviewed this property |
no idea, haven't seen anyone fishing there-why not ask the staff
1 April 2017|
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Response from rob j | Reviewed this property |
Hi There is a good sized car park
16 October 2016|
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Response from hjpop | Reviewed this property |
Guide dogs only, I'm afraid.