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Heath and Reach, Central Bedfordshire

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Heath and Reach, Central Bedfordshire

Heath and Reach is an English village and civil parish near the Chiltern Hills in Bedfordshire. It is about two miles north of Leighton Buzzard and three miles south of Woburn and adjoins the county boundary with Buckinghamshire. The parish is bounded in the south-west by the River Ouzel, in the north-east by the A5, and includes the Kings's Wood nature reserve and the famous Stockgrove Country Park. Heath and Reach is also home to an 18-hole golf course and a heritage narrow gauge railway.
Post townLEIGHTON BUZZARD
Administrative CountyCentral Bedfordshire
Traditional CountyBedfordshire
OS GridSP9227
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityBedfordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityBedfordshire and Luton
Fire and Rescue AuthorityBedfordshire and Luton
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01525
Population1,390
 

Heath and Reach, Central Bedfordshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Heath and Reach, eccl. dist., Leighton Buzzard par., Bedfordshire, pop. 1075.

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