image for Country Park item typeBirdwatching in Priory Country Park at Bedford

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Birdwatching in Priory Country Park

Birdwatching in Priory Country Park


Priory Country Park is a great place for watching birds at any time of year. There is always something of interest to see and sometimes rare or unusual birds can be spotted. Stile-free and gradient-free. (Natural Interest)

Start/Finish Point: The Visitor Centre. Start Nat GR TL072493

How to get there by car/Parking: Priory Country Park is signposted from the A5140 to the east of Bedford town centre. There is free parking at the Priory Country Park car park.


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Map reference: TL 051497  Lat: 52.13560 Long: -0.46582

The County Town of Bedfordshire, located on the junction of the A6, A421 and A428, about 15 miles north-east of Milton Keynes and 18 miles north of Luton. Bedford is around 40 miles north of London and is reached via the A421, from junction 13 of the M1 motorway.

Bus: Bedfordshire Bus Info line: 01234 228337, Mon - Fri 8.30am - 5pm
Travel Line: 0870 6082608, 7 days a week, 7am -10pm
Train: National Rail Enquiries: 08457 484950 24 hour service

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from St John Bedford Rail station