SP9314 : Going home in the fog at College Lake, Tring

taken 6 years ago, near to Marsworth, Buckinghamshire, Great Britain

Going home in the fog at College Lake, Tring
Going home in the fog at College Lake, Tring
Some visitors leave the Education Centre at College Lake and head for the Visitors centre on a day when the weather made it hard to see the birds
Walk round College Lake in the fog > SP9314 : Not too far to the Cafe at College Lake, near Tring
Wintery Scenes round College Lake :: SP9313

The nature reserve looks very different after snow, a hard frost and even during a fog.

College Lake Nature Reserve, near Tring

College Lake is a large nature reserve with a very wide variety of habitats created from a large chalk pit. There is a large area of marsh with islands, and a deep water lake, while the cliffs surrounding the pit are in various stages of being "recovered" by nature. There is open meadow land and an area kept as an old fashioned cornfield full of flowers. There is woodland all round the area (originally planted to hide the quarry) and a large new woodland of native trees and shrubs. This all means that whatever time of the year you visit you can expect to see a wide variety of wildlife.

There are good facilities for the visitor (and for school parties), including many hides, and displays of old agricultural equipment. It is run by the Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust. LinkExternal link

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Date Taken
Sunday, 4 January, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 3 February, 2015
Geographical Context
Paths  Educational sites  Air, Sky, Weather 
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Weather 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 9357 1411 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:49.0677N 0:38.6357W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SP 9354 1413
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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