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Nature Reserve

Bromham Lake Local Nature Reserve

Bromham Lake Local Nature Reserve


The reserve was created from 25 acres of former mineral workings. New woodland and wildflower meadow were planted in the 1980s - now the site is allowed to develop naturally. In 1991 the site was declared a Local Nature Reserve, a place which is of local importance to wildlife, that people can enjoy and have contact with. There is an abundance of wildlife to enjoy. (Natural Interest)

Start/Finish Point: The entrance is near Lower Farm. Start Nat GR: TL025517

How to get there by car/Parking: The reserve is 4 miles north-east of Bedford. Follow the signs to Bromham from the A428. Then follow the signs to Oakley taking a right turn just after a very sharp left-hand bend in Bromham. This will take you into Lower Farm Road. Parking is available at the site and nearby on the road.


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Map reference: TL 005515  Lat: 52.15264 Long: -0.53247

Bromham is 3 miles west of Bedford. Take the A428 out of Bedford, then turn right on the A6134.

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: 2 miles from Bedford station