Opening Times

Spring and summer opening times - 6th February 2017 to 29th October 2017:

Reserve

9.30am-4.00pm

Last admission: 3pm (1 hour before closing)

Please note: from 30th October 2017 - 12th February 2018, the reseve will be closed at 4pm, with last admission at 3pm (1 hour before closing) 

Café 

Mon-Fri: 10.00am-4.30pm

Sat & Sun: 10.00am-3.30pm 

 

How to get there

Directions

2 miles north of Tring
Buckinghamshire
HP23 5QG

Public Transport: We are two miles from the nearest train station in Tring. You can walk/cycle along the canal tow-path. Please do not take your bike onto the reserve as it could disturb the wildlife. You can lock them up at the racks provided at the entrance.

For bus timetables, please use the public transport journey planner.

Drive: On the B488, ¼ mile north of canal bridge at Bulbourne turn left into signed entrance to 'donate and display' surfaced car park.

Get directions from Google maps.

We ask for a donation of £3 for parking. Find out how we benefit from this donation.

Get the most from your visit

Help us look after the wildlife on this reserve by leaving scooters and bikes at home or locking them up on the racks provided. Enjoy stretching your legs on our reserve instead. 

Access
Some wheelchair access, including hides; two mobility Tramper vehicles are avaliable to use - contact us on 01442 826774 or collegelake@bbowt.org.uk to book.

Dogs
Assistance dogs only.

Facilities
Café
Gift shop
Visitor centre
Picnic facilities
Toilets
Disabled toilet
Baby changing

Walking information
Gentle slopes, some surfaced paths, gates, benches

Group visits
We welcome groups, but ask that you let us know about your visit by contacting us on 01442 826774 or collegelake@bbowt.org.uk

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A-Z of Wildlife

Photo of Redshank

Name: Redshank

Scientific name: Tringa totanus

Category: Wading birds

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Snakeshead Fritillaries Survey by BBOWT

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Hand feeding coal tit by Bob Coyle

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