The Ouzel Meadows - Place to Unwind

The Ouzel Meadows

The valley of the River Ouzel contains a remarkable wealth of natural and industrial heritage features. The Ouzel Meadows flood regularly in autumn and winter but are dry throughout the summer and support a wide range of plants, birds such as kingfishers and herons, and bats. Please note that cycling is not permitted.

How To Get There By Public Transport

BY BUS: Telephone Bedfordshire Bus Information Line : 01234 228337, 8.30am – 5pm open 5 days a week or Travel Line 0870 6082608.
BY TRAIN: For timetable information, please telephone National Rail Enquiries 08457 484950.
Click here for the National Rail Enquiries website

How To Get There By Car

Access is from Vimy Road off of Leighton Road (A4146) which runs through Linslade to the south east of Leighton Buzzard. Access is also possible from the Globe Public House and via paths running from neighbouring roads.
There is no parking at the site – please park thoughtfully in Linslade.

Start/Finish Point

There are various entry points – from Vimy Road, the Globe Public House and via paths running from neighbouring roads – see map.

Access and General Information

Pending Update

Map and Further Information

See map


The Ouzel Meadows are managed by the Greensand Trust Ranger Service on behalf of Leighton-Linslade Town Council. Please contact the Greensand Trust on 01234 743666. Partners in the Leighton-Linslade Ouzel Valley Park are The Environment Agency, The Greensand Trust, British Waterways, South Bedfordshire District Council and Leighton-Linslade Town Council.