Byron's Pool

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Byron's Pool
Byron's Pool 1.jpg
Type Local Nature Reserve
Location Grantchester, Cambridgeshire
OS grid TL 4370 5465
Area 4.4 hectares
Managed by Cambridge 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