Stony Stratford Nature Reserve

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What to see and do
There is a dipping platform located on a lake with in the nature reserve that is known locally for being home to a variety of dragonflies and damselflies.

Car parking
There is a dedicated car park off at Stony Stratford Nature Reserve off Queen Eleanor Street. Nearest postcode: MK11 1DB

Toilets
There are no public toilets in the park.

Disabled access
Mixed; the path on the northern side of the reserve, accessed from the car park is hard surfaced and connected to the routes into other areas of the Ouse Valley park. The path on the southern side of the reserve is woodchip and therefore not suitable for wheelchairs.

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Opening Times
The park is open at all times.

Address
Stony Stratford Nature Reserve is located on the northern edge of Stony Stratford in the Ouse Valley Park. Access is from Queen Eleanor Street.

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  • Stanton Low Park

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    Stanton Low Park - St Peter's Church

    Stanton Low Park lies to the north of Milton Keynes and offers attractive views across the valley of the River Great Ouse. It is one of Milton Keynes’ more recently-created parks (officially opened in 2016) and lies between the Oakridge Park residential area and the Linford Lakes Nature Reserve. A children’s play area has been provided for use by local residents.

    Refreshments
    Refreshments are available from the nearby Black Horse pub next to the Grand Union Canal. There are shops selling food at the Oakridge Park Local Centre.

  • Stonepit Field

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    Stonepit Field is the location for many events including wildflower walks and fossil hunts. It is also a great place for dog walking.

    Refreshments
    Refreshments are available from the nearby Black Horse pub.

  • Tattenhoe Valley

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    Tattenhoe Valley park

    Tattenhoe Valley Park runs like a thread from Furzton Lake through Emerson Valley, Tattenhoe and Tattenhoe Park, following the meanderings of the Loughton Brook until it leaves Milton Keynes at Bottledump Roundabout.

    Refreshments
    Shops can be found at local centres on each of the estates the brook passes through.

  • Teardrop Lakes

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    Part of the Loughton Valley Park, the four Teardrop Lakes are also a destination in their own right, providing fishing waters and a peaceful escape for those working in nearby offices.

    Refreshments
    There are no refreshment facilities at the Teardrop Lakes. The nearest shops are at Shenley Lodge and Shenley Church End local centres.