Minet Country Park
|Minet Country Park|
Pond in the park
|Operated by||London Borough of Hillingdon|
|Status||Open year round|
Awarded a Green Flag for the first time in 2009, Minet Country Park was opened to the public in 2003. The park was originally part of the Coldharbour Estate, owned by the Minet family from 1766 to the mid-twentieth century.
Flora and fauna
The country park is a mosaic of habitats, connected by a network of hedges, waterways and grassland corridors, which are home to numerous species of wild plants, birds and insects. It is part of the 'Yeading Brook, Minet CP and Hith' Site of Borough Importance for Nature Conservation, Grade I.
Facilities and features
Hillingdon Cycle Circuit is part of Minet Country Park and can be used free of charge by the public.
There are bus-stops (427) at the north-end of Minet Country Park.
The closest train station is Hayes and Harlington.
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- "iGiGL data portal (map)". Greenspace Information for Greater London. 2013. Retrieved 18 August 2013.
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