SP9314 : Not too far to the Cafe at College Lake, near Tring

taken 5 years ago, near to Marsworth, Buckinghamshire, Great Britain

Not too far to the Cafe at College Lake, near Tring
Not too far to the Cafe at College Lake, near Tring
This view, taken from near the Barn, looking along the track back to the Visitor Centre, is the reverse view to SP9314 : The Track to the Barn at College Lake with the figures in the distance between the trees in the foreground of the other picture.
Walk round College Lake in the fog > SP9313 : The almost deserted Visitor Centre at College Lake on a foggy day
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
Thursday, 23 July, 2015
Geographical Context
Sport, Leisure  Educational sites  Air, Sky, Weather 
Weather (from Tags)
Fog 
Primary Subject of Photo
Nature Reserve 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 9360 1407 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:49.0458N 0:38.6102W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 9357 1410
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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