The typical recent level of the river great ouse at bedford over the past 12 months has been between 0 25m and 0 38m. They have been reported as far upstream as bedford.
The rivers cam lark 25 miles wissey 10 5 miles and little ouse 16 5 miles there are a total of 18 locks along the 74 8 miles 120 3km of the main line of the river.
Bedford river ouse. The river great ouse is navigable from bedford to the wash at king s lynn with connections to the river nene via the middle level. Due to the improved water quality of the river the otter population is booming. From syresham in central england the great ouse flows into east anglia before entering the wash a bay of the north sea with a course of 143 miles 230 km mostly flowing north and east it is the fourth longest river in the united kingdom.
The lock on the river ouse bedford. Set in bedford 19 3 miles from luton river ouse apartment offers a terrace and free wifi. Bedford s otters are back and they ve been spotted in and around the river great ouse much to the delight of the town s nature lovers and photographers.
It has been between these levels for at least 151 days in the past year. The old bedford river is an artificial partial diversion of the waters of the river great ouse in the fens of cambridgeshire england it was named after the fourth earl of bedford who contracted with the local commission of sewers to drain the great level of the fens beginning in 1630. River great ouse at willington by the danish camp description and walk our video below shows a circular walk which takes about 1 hr 20 mins but there are other ways to walk and you don t have to go for so long.
The nearest airport is london luton airport 21 1 miles from river ouse apartment. Seals also swim in the river. The usual range of the river great ouse at bedford is between 0 25m and 0 52m.
The river great ouse ˈ uː z is a river in the united kingdom the longest of several british rivers called ouse. Ives to earith and thence via the fens to the wash a shallow inlet of the north sea for the first 100 miles 160 km the river follows an irregular meandering course its gradient. At the 2012 olympic games along.
Milton keynes is 18 6 miles from the apartment while northampton is 21 7 miles from the property. It has been between these levels for 90 of the time since monitoring began. River ouse also called great ouse river in england draining the east midlands at the fens it rises 5 miles 8 km west of brackley northamptonshire and flows past buckingham bedford huntington and st.
In fact this part of the river is dedicated to one of bedford s more famous residents etienne stot. Reader mandy carter got in touch to share these photos taken by her partner matthew ariano of neat photography. The river great ouse not to be confused with the river ouse or river little ouse is a nature lover s dream and is popular with coarse fishermen.
Well not normally anyway. The idea of an artificial river running as the old bedford river does from earith to denver was not a new. Talking about the weir as can be seen in the photo above it s not something you d want to travel down by boat.