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Bentley Priory Nature Reserve

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Bentley Priory Nature Reserve

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Bentley Priory Nature Reserve is in the north-west of London, close to Stanmore and Harrow.

Understand[edit]

The place is a beautifully preserved nature reserve but it also contains Bentley Priory, this place was the RAF Fighter Command HQ in the second world war.

When London was burning, this place was never bombed, some people say that German Air Command did not destroy it because they wanted to make it their own HQ, this place was inside the RAF Stanmore Air Base but now its been opened to the public. It also has a deer park and a beautiful pond; named Boot Pond.

History[edit]

This is a very interesting war site as well as a nature reserve.

Landscape[edit]

Although quite close to London the views are mainly of countryside, apart from the arch at Wembley Stadium

Flora and fauna[edit]

Flora is the plants and fauna is the animals. In Bentley Priory, there are deer kept in an enclosed environment. They are friendly and can be found in Herriots Wood.

Climate[edit]

It's England, what do you think?!

Get in[edit]

You can reach the reserve by Jubilee Line, last stop is Stanmore. Then walk from Stanmore station

Fees/Permits[edit]

Bentley Priory is free to get into, and is used for both recreational and conservational uses.

Get around[edit]

You walk around Bentley Priory at your own pace.

See[edit][add listing]

There are many things to see at Bentley Priory. It is full of nature and interesting wildlife.

Do[edit][add listing]

"You can do what you like" quoted by Take That(1991)

Buy[edit][add listing]

Eat[edit][add listing]

Bring your own picnic however it is not that far from civilisation...

Drink[edit][add listing]

Advised to bring own drinks, unless you want to drink from the ponds or the many pubs.

Sleep[edit][add listing]

Among the fields of gold

Lodging[edit]

Camping[edit]

Backcountry[edit]

Stay safe[edit]

This a very safe, prosperous area.

Get out[edit]

The same way you got in, if you can find the way!

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