Publications

These are available (free) from the display stand in the Visitors' Centre. The Newsletter of the Friends of HOCP is published in mid October, January, April and July and can be collected from the Centre as long as stocks last.

You can view PDF copies of the Newsletter from the Archive section of this website.

Opening Hours

The Park is open to visitors 365 days a year. This also applies to the main car park but not to the overspill car park which closes at 5:00pm each day.

The Dragonfly café is open daily between 9:00 am and 4:00 pm

The Park is owned and managed by Bedford Borough Council. The Friends of Harrold-Odell Country Park work in partnership with Council staff and run this web site.

Emergencies should be reported to the staff or direct to the appropriate emergency service.