West Stow Country Park

West Stow Country Park

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West Stow Country Park 52.310027, 0.638856 West Stow Country Park


West Stow Country Park is found to the north-west of Bury St. Edmunds and is a mixture of heathland, woodland, conifer plantations along with the River Lark running through the site and old gravel pits. The site is well known as having a re-constructed Anglo-Saxon village with a museum and visitor centre including a café. There are a number of trails around the site and a bird hide to allow close views of woodland birds

Bird species:   (Summer) Hobby, Nightjar, Nightingale. (Winter) Brambling, Siskin, Lesser Redpoll, Crossbill, Goosander. (All year) Nuthatch, Kingfisher, Goldcrest, Great Crested Grebe.

Directions: Situated  off the A1101, near the village of West Stow, brown tourists signs will guide to the main car park. There is also space for limited parking along the end of the site at Lackford Bridge along the A1101 to access the pits.

West Stow CP map