It has been between these levels for 90 of the time since monitoring began. It is just west of rackley hills lake east of tiddenfoot lake on the east side of the canal.
The meadows are owned by leighton linslade town council with the greensand trust providing support to implement a higher level stewardship scheme on the site.
River ouzel leighton buzzard. The area covered broadly equates to the area where the fisk of flooding in any year is greater. It is usually called the river ouzel except near newport pagnell where both names are used the name lovat was recorded in the form lovente in the thirteenth century a. The ouzel meadows are 34 acres of flood meadows providing access right through the heart of of leighton buzzard town centre.
It counts because the source of the ouzel is in dagnall which is firmly within the boundary of the aonb. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year. The area bounded in blue on the map shows the area covered by flood alerts and warnings for river ouzel at leighton buzzard.
The town of leighton buzzard has over 1 000 years of history. The area shown on the map is the area covered by flood alerts and warnings. Fishing is from the east bank only in the vicinity of rackley hills lake.
Show warnings near a location. The river ouzel ˈ uː z əl also known as the river lovat is a river in england and a tributary of the river great ouse it rises in the chiltern hills and flows 20 miles north to join the ouse at newport pagnell. Search by postcode or town.
Postcode or town apply show all warnings in england. Severe flood warnings 0 severe flood warnings severe flooding danger to life. The ouzel rises in the chiltern hills on the boundary of the two counties and for many miles thenceforth it forms the boundary of bedfordshire and buckinghamshire initially as a small brook and growing to be a respectable river at leighton buzzard.
Flood warnings 0 flood warnings. The river ouzel which runs through the middle of the town was on the front line when britons fought off invading saxons in the 5th century and then again four hundred years later when the saxons faced the vikings. However it soon escapes and 95 of its course is outside of the chilterns.
It is not a live map of current flooding. River ouzel at leighton buzzard 1 06pm sunday 13 september 2020. This stretch of the river ouzel is on the south west edge of leighton buzzard on the north side of the a4012.
The usual range of the river ouzel at leighton buzzard is between 0 06m and 0 33m. The typical recent level of the river ouzel at leighton buzzard over the past 12 months has been between 0 06m and 0 23m. River ouzel and ledburn brook whilst not a major addition to our fishing portfolio this short stretch of the river ouzel just outside leighton buzzard adds diversity by providing a limited amount of small river natural fishing habitat.
From leighton buzzard the river follows the course of the grand union canal to milton keynes where it splits off and joins the river great ouse at newport pagnell. The river ouzel also known as the river lovat is a minor river in bedfordshire and buckinghamshire which is a tributary of the river great ouse.