image for Nature Reserve item typeCople Pits Nature Reserve at Cople

Nature Reserve

Cople Pits Nature Reserve

Cople Pits Nature Reserve


Willington Road,
MK44 3TH


This small site provides a variety of habitats for wildlife, including open water and grassland which are becoming rare in the wider landscape. Cople Pits has been managed for the benefit of wildlife and people by the Wildlife Trust since 1975. (Natural Interest)

Start/Finish Point: A public footpath runs south from the A603 along the western boundary of the reserve,and there is access on paths from within the village. Start Nat GR: TL101491

How to get there by car/Parking: Cople Pits is on the outskirts of the village of Cople, on the A603 east of Bedford. Park in the layby on the A603, or courteously on the roadside within the village.


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Map reference: TL 103487  Lat: 52.12560 Long: -0.39020

This village lies just off the A603, Sandy Road, about 4 miles east of Bedford

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.