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Harrold-Odell Country Park

Explore 144 acres of award winning parkland that includes a nature reserve, two picturesque lakes and a stretch of the River Great Ouse.

Enjoy a quality breakfast and light lunch in Tea-Zels Café followed by a stroll round on well laid paths or a spot of bird watching from the hide. There are places to picnic (no barbeques) or simply immerse yourself in nature.

Fishing permits are available from the park office or by ringing Janet Munroe, Park Ranger on 01234 720016. Further details on http://www.hocp.co.uk/.

The park has its own website run by Friends of Harrold-Odell Country park, to visit their site please click here.

 

Contacts

Park Office: 01234 720016
Tea-Zels Café: 01234 720016

 

Opening Times

Main car park ONLY 24 hours
Café 9am - 4 pm every day except Christmas & New Year.

 

Directions

On the Carlton Road between the villages of Harrold and Odell.

 

To view a leaflet on the park, click here.

 

Fishing Permits (charges from April 2017)

Season permits are available for both Priory Country Park and Harrold Odell Country Park and are valid from June 16th 2017 to March 14th 2018

Day Fishing Permit Cost: Adult £44.50 or Concession / Junior (under 17) and OAP £18.50

Day and Night Fishing Permit Cost: Adult £69.00 or Concession / Junior (under 17) and OAP £29.50

Night Only Fishing Permit Cost: Adult £32.50 or Concession / Junior (under 17) and OAP £16.50

To arrange an appointment to purchase your ticket, please contact the Park Rangers on:

Priory Country Park:  01234 211182 / 01234 718012

Harrold Odell Country Park:  01234 720016

Please bring with you 2 photos and proof of your Rod Licence. Please note that we can only accept Cash or a Cheque.

 

To log complaints or report problems relating to this park, please use the Council's reporting system by calling 01234 718060 or emailing environment.helpdesk@bedford.gov.uk 

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Bedford Borough is a vibrant area to live in with an abundance of leisure opportunities for residents and visitors. We pride ourselves on offering a fantastic programme of cultural events throughout the year, and providing a wide range of affordable health opportunities, through our quality parks, award winning leisure centres and sports development work.

 


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