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Oughtonhead Common

Cos on Oughtonhead Common

Oughtonhead Common is a Local Nature Reserve with a wide variety of wildlife habitats. Walk alongside the River Oughton which flows through the common and explore the different footpaths throughout the site, doing a bit of wildlife spotting as you go.

Features and activities

  • Country walks
  • English Longhorn Cattle graze on the meadow area
  • Wildlife spotting
  • Football pitch adjacent to Swinburne Avenue
  • Good for dog walking – please keep dogs under control


  • Disabled Access
  • Nearest bus stops are located on Burford Way and Bedford Road
  • Car parking is available at Swinburne Avenue Playing Fields


Oughtonhead Common Map


Burford Way, Hitchin
United Kingdom