What's on at College Lake

Nature Tots

Thursday 18th September 2014,
10.00am - 11.30am

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Nature Tots

Thursday 18th September 2014,
1.00pm - 2.30pm

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Family Fun: Fabulous Fungi at College Lake

Saturday 11th October 2014,
10.30am - 3.00pm

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Opening Times

Reserve
9.30am-5pm 
Last entry 1hr before closing. 

Café
10am-4pm 

Café serves tasty cakes, sandwiches, snacks and hot/cold drinks. 

 

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.

Latest College Lake Blogs

  • The new Visitor Centre Manager tells us why she loves being part of the College Lake team.
  • The summer holidays have arrived, the sun is out and it’s time to get outside. What better place to take a twelve and ten year old than College Lake?
  • An early August Friday night was the perfect time to do some nocturnal exploring, as local families discovered when College Lake held their very special Night Time Safari.

College Lake Tweets

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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Please note: On Thursday 18th September cutting will be taking place on the islands.

Latest from College Lake

Watch Owain, College Lake's warden introduce the reserve.

 

Map


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Comments

    I look forward to seeing the tribute to Graham Atkins when appear on the College Lake Page - In the meantime I have drafted my own contribution at http://trapped-by-the-box.blogspot.co.uk/2014/07/rural-relaxation-graham-atkins.html

    Thursday 31st July 2014
    by

    What a joy to walk round here - all the butterflies, dragonflies and damselflies - so colourful. Will come back and see how the seasons impact this beautiful location.

    Monday 21st July 2014
    by

    Came with a U3A group. Wonderful wildflowers and butterflies. Have lived here for many years and have just discovered this lovely place! Will definitely be back : )

    Monday 21st July 2014
    by

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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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I look forward to seeing the tribute to Graham Atkins when appear on the College Lake Page - In the meantime I have drafted my own contribution at http://trapped-by-the-box.blogspot.co.uk/2014/07/rural-relaxation-graham-atkins.html

Thursday 31st July 2014
by

What a joy to walk round here - all the butterflies, dragonflies and damselflies - so colourful. Will come back and see how the seasons impact this beautiful location.

Monday 21st July 2014
by

Came with a U3A group. Wonderful wildflowers and butterflies. Have lived here for many years and have just discovered this lovely place! Will definitely be back : )

Monday 21st July 2014
by