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Lavell's Lake Nature Reserve

Lavell's Lake Nature Reserve


Wokingham, RG10 0SU

About Lavell's Lake Nature Reserve

Lavell's Lake is a 9.5 hectare devoted to nature conservation. It is managed in partnership with Friends of Lavell's Lake. Visit the Friends of Lavell's Lake website for more details.


Access is possible from Sandford Lane, Woodley, or from Dinton Pastures Country Park.

Parking costs

  • £1.20 for up to 1 hour
  • £1.80 for 1 to 4 hours 
  • £2.40 for longer than 4 hours

The car park is open from 9am to 5pm. You can pay in the multi-activity centre which is just across Sandford Lane opposite the car park.


Lavell's Lake has a rich and varied bird population. It is nationally known for its migratory and resident species.

See a variety of

  • Waterfowl
  • Dragonfly
  • Amphibian ponds
  • Wader scrapes
  • Tern islands
  • Meadows

Access to the site is restricted, but responsible visitors are encouraged to make use of the 2 public bird hides.

Please respect others by keeping your dog under control and preventing them from fouling public areas.

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