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Harrold-Odell Country Park

Type:Country Park

Carlton Road, Harrold, Bedfordshire, MK43 7DS

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A 144-acre country park with 3 lakes and riverside. Posted walks in meadow, lakeside and by river. Visitors centre with tearoom and facilities. Nature reserve.

Cafe opens daily 9-4pm. Fishing via Vauxhall Angling Club. Nature reserve, river and lakeside walks. Picnic areas, skateboard park. Guided walk by prior arrangement. Education groups welcome, booking required. Car park for 100+ cars. A beautiful, tranquil location.

Guide Prices

Education groups and guided walks £2 per head.



  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets
  • Wheelchairs available


  • On-site catering
  • Picnic site


  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome


  • Education/study area
  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups
  • Guided tours for groups


  • Free Parking

Property Facilities

  • Dogs accepted
  • Public toilets

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups

Map & Directions

Road Directions

By Road:Take the A428 to Turvey. Follow signposts to Carlton and brown signposts to the park.By Public Transport:From Bedford station it is 8 miles to Harrold-Odell Country Park.The nearest railway station is Bedford, which is 10 miles away.


  • Other AwardsGreen Flag Award Green Flag Award 2016

Opening Times

* Open all year. Cafe open 9-4pm Oct-Apr, Sunday 5pm. 9-5pm May-Sept, Sunday 6pm.

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