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The lock cottage at Tring

Tring (Marsworth)

Things to see and do

Tring Reservoirs are renowned for their birdlife. Great Crested Grebes, swans and herons are usually on view, and in winter there are many kinds of ducks and a huge gull roost. In autumn the mud banks provide a ‘bed and breakfast' stop for waders migrating southwards.

Planning your visit

  • Address

    Lock 39, Startops End, Marsworth, Tring, Hertfordshire, HP23 4LJ

  • Opening times

    Tring Reservoirs are open all year round

  • Prices

    Once you're parked up, it won't cost you a thing

  • Toilets

    For customers of the local pub/café

Getting there

  • By car

    Tring reservoirs are just off the A41 between Aylesbury and Hemel Hempstead. There is a Pay & Display car park at Startops Reservoir.

  • By train

    Tring station is 2.5 miles away, you can get there by walking along the canal.

photo of a location on the canals
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