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Blue Lagoon
 
LNR Type: Urban Fringe
County: Buckinghamshire
Natural England
Regional Team:
South East
Year of Declaration: 1994
Declaring Authority: Milton Keynes Borough Council
Area (Ha): Click here to open the site map (new window). Once displayed, click on the site to see area and other details.
Grid Reference: SP868326
Location: Drayton Road, Milton Keynes, MK2 3BT
Owned by: Milton Keynes Borough Council
Managed by: Milton Keynes Borough Council
Link to site map: Click here to open the site map from the MAGIC web site.
How to get there: Drayton Road off the main A4146 Stoke Road, Milton Keynes.
Visitor facilities: By car the park is accessible from Drayton Road via a tunnel under the West Coast Main Line. Car parking is provided. The Blue Lagoon can also be reached by a footpath which runs from Water Eaton Road, near the railway bridges.
The Local Diving Club use the lake.
What to see: The lake, which is around 18 Metres deep, has exceptionally clean water and is rich in fish and other creatures. Around the Blue Lagoon natural colonisation of the spoil heaps has formed grassland and scrub woodland. The grassland is especially rich in plants and animals including some typical of chalk downland but very rare in North Bucks.
Volunteer and 'Friends of' groups: For more details contact Neighbourhood Services, on 01908 252592 or e-mail: envservices@milton-keynes.gov.uk
Contacts for further information and how to get involved: Milton Keynes Neighbourhood Management
tel 01908 252592
e-mail: envservices@milton-keynes.gov.uk
Website address and other links: www.milton-keynes.gov.uk/parks-and-open-space/displayarticle.asp?id=22970

Alternatively try: www.milton-keynes.gov.uk and search for Blue Lagoon Local Nature Reserve.

Last Updated: 08/08/2013
 
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