image for Country Park item typePriory Country Park - a place to unwind at Bedford

Country Park

Priory Country Park - a place to unwind

Priory Country Park - a place to unwind


The Park covers over 300 acres including two large lakes, flower grassland and wooded areas. There are three different trails to explore, with riverside views over water and meadows. The landscape is maintained for the benefit of both wildlife and people and the Park is always open.

Start 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 and has free parking spaces available in 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