SP9314 : Looking through the Bird Screen by The Barn at College Lake

taken 2 years ago, near to Marsworth, Buckinghamshire, Great Britain

Looking through the Bird Screen by The Barn at College Lake
Looking through the Bird Screen by The Barn at College Lake
There are a number of bird feeders beside the barn, and a large window in the barn to view them. However the barn is used for school parties and this screen, with the bird shaped cut-away holes allows other visitors to see see the feeders when the barn is occupied.
Art Work at College Lake :: SP9313
In addition to acting as a nature reserve, College Lake also provides a setting for sculptures related to the natural world, and there are regular sessions where local artists can exhibit and sell their work.
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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Sunday, 5 November, 2017   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 26 June, 2018
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Sport, Leisure  Educational sites 
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OSGB36: geotagged! SP 9358 1412 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:49.0730N 0:38.6268W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SP 9357 1412
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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