Byron's Pool

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Byron's Pool
Byron's Pool 1.jpg
TypeLocal Nature Reserve
LocationGrantchester, Cambridgeshire
OS gridTL 4370 5465
Area4.4 hectares
Managed byCambridge City Council and City Greenways Project

Byron's Pool is a 4.4 hectare Local Nature Reserve in Grantchester in Cambridgeshire. It is managed by Cambridge City Council and the City Greenways Project.[1][2]

The site is named after Lord Byron, who used to swim in the water. It is a pool and adjacent woodland next to the River Cam and Trumpington Meadows. Birds include little grebes and grey wagtails, and there are frogs, butterflies, damselflies and dragonflies.[1]

There is access from Grantchester Road.


  1. ^ a b "Byron's Pool". Local Nature Reserves. Natural England. 20 February 2013. Archived from the original on 16 August 2016. Retrieved 26 October 2016.
  2. ^ "Map of Byron's Pool". Local Nature Reserves. Natural England. Retrieved 26 October 2016.

Coordinates: 52°10′17″N 0°06′00″E / 52.1714°N 0.1000°E / 52.1714; 0.1000