California Country Park, Finchampstead

California Country Park is a 100acre country park covering Long Moor in the north of the civil parish of Finchampstead in the English county of Berkshire. It consists of lowland heath and bogland, including Longmoor Bog, a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and Local Nature Reserve. The Park is managed by Wokingham Borough Council and is open every day throughout the year.GeographyThe Country Park is situated approximately 3km south of Wokingham and is bounded by Arborfield Garrison to the west, California to the east, the Nine Mile Ride to the south and what was once Barkham Common to the north. The site is 150 acres in size and features a six-acre lake.The park features a ferruginous swamp, Longmoor Bog, caused by a bacterium that deposits rust-coloured iron hydroxide.
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  • Great outing for a afternoon out lots of woodland walks and bike tracks lots of wildlife with a cafe playarea and outdoor paddling pool.  more »
  • The Car park and roads leading to it are dreadful and unkept (you also have to pay for the privilege) The Broad walk has been closed “for the foreseeable future” due to vandalism. A very poorly run lo...  more »
  • The lake is magnificent for a walk and for observing ducks in their element. Adjacent to the lake is a restaurant with simple, wholesome food.  more »

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