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Batford Springs Local Nature Reserve is owned and managed by Harpenden Town Council. The majority of the conservation and maintenance work on the site is undertaken by Batford Springs Volunteers with assistance from the Council and other contractors.
In 1995, the area was accredited as a Reserve by Natural England. Its principal features are the fresh springs that serve a small network of chalk lined streams and ponds. The River Lea with its riverside walks flows through the site and there is open grassland and a small wooded area to explore. A childrens play area is located off Marquis Lane where there are also family friendly picnic tables.
Location: The Reserve lies at the northern end of Station Road (B652). It is a 20 minute walk from the High Street and train station. Buses (620, 366, 636) pass the Reserve. Parking is available in nearby on the Lower Luton Road.
Last updated about 1 year ago