Saturday 17th September

08:00am  Greensand Ridge Walk Challenge Day 1… 19 miles

Meeting Location Ampthill Park West car park nearest A507.

Post Code: MK45 2HX (Council Offices and Hub in Central car park)

OS Map GR: TL 024 381.

 

Board a coach to transfer to start at Leighton Buzzard.

The walk starts along the Canal, through Rushmere park, to Woburn and via Eversholt, Ridgmont and Millbrook before arriving back in Ampthill Park around 4-30 pm. 19 miles, Linear. After an easy start the walk becomes more and more of a challenge. Certificates/Badges awarded for those completing the challenge. Parking free in Ampthill West car park. Toilets at Tesco before the start and also at Woburn.

 

Refreshments are available at Tesco before the walk.

 

Bring lunch and adequate fluids for the day. Suitable breaks arranged by Leaders.

 

Dogs allowed but owners should make sure they bring suitable food and fluid

 

Cost £18 charge to cover organisational and transport costs whether you come for one or both days. 

For further details and booking please click here. 

 

Queries email: organiser@bedswalkfest.co.uk. Tel: 01234 353704

Leaders: Ramblers Nick & Others. Contact 07803 125 876

Key to Colour Coding
Walks 5 to 8 miles
All Day Walks 9 miles plus
Special Interest Walks
Walks less than 5 miles

10:00am The Tinkers Trail and a little bit more

Starting from Harlington Village Hall, Sundon Road Harlington LU5 6LS

OS GR TL 037 304

 

This 8 mile circular follows the route of the famous tinker as he made his way from Harlington to Westoning to Upper Sampshill Farm, Higham Bury, Pulloxhill and returning via Bunyan’s Oak to Harlington Bring packed lunch or snack/drink.

 

Parking available at Harlington village Hall.

Harlington railway station is on the Thameslink line frequent trains see timetable. 5 minutes walk to village hall.

 

Toilets and refreshments available after the walk at the Carpenters Arms PH opposite the car park

 

Booking requested by text please from 9-00am on Thursday 15th 07835 096057 Walk Leaders Ramblers - Mike & Helen

1:30pm A Four Village Circular        

Starting from Roxton Village Hall, High Street, Roxton MK44 3ED, OS GR TL152 545

 

This is a 7 mile, stile free and just 4 gates circular walk takes in four villages, and sections of two long distance paths. Walking through Roxton, pausing to admire the unusual Congregational church, then follow the Ouse Valley Way to Great Barford. Break for refreshments before crossing the river and walking to Blunham. Join the Kingfisher Way to Tempsford. We cross the river again and return to Roxton.

 

Park considerately near Roxton village hall. Please respect residents.

Stagecoach bus from Bedford and St Neots stops on main road 5 minute walk to village hall See current timetable.

 

Toilets and refreshments available at Little Acorn cafe (behind the pub, 10.00 - 16.00) or Roxton Garden Centre.

 

No booking required

Leader North Beds Ramblers - Anne 07715 983 431.