Location : HP23 5QG   College Lake is a Berks, Bucks Oxon Wildlife Reserve 2 miles north of Tring.

The site has a Visitor Centre with a cafe and information desk.  There are various paths around the reserve to view the wildlife at all times of the year.  In Spring there is a flurry of activity as the breeding season begins. In Summer the fields are filled with wild flowers & insects. In Autumn look for wintering wildfowl, redwings & fieldfares on the hedgerows. .   Winter brings wheeling flocks of lapwings, close-up views of various wintering ducks like wigeon, tufted duck and teal, with snipe probing the muddy margins and sometimes the odd rarity.

Open Tuesday to Sunday .

Closed Monday , except Bank Holidays.

Summer:   10am – 5pm

Winter:     10am – 4pm

Contact College Lake:

Tel:  01442 826774       Website:  www.bbowt.org.uk


Little Ringed Plover at College Lake.   Photo by Sally Douglas.


Postcode: HP23 5QG

Latitude / Longitude: 51.815811, -0.644369

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