Tuesday 13th September

10:00am An enjoyable full day circular walk for those who like hills and          

              extensive views

Starting from Barton-le-Clay Recreation ground, Old Road Barton-le-Clay MK45 4LF.
OS GR TL082 303


This 12.5 mile full days walk is ideal for those who like hills, open spaces, extensive
views and fresh air. From the start we waste no time in heading up the Barton Hills
before crossing open countryside to our lunch stop over the county border in
Hertfordshire.

 

After lunch we re cross the border into Bedfordshire and head towards
the magnificent Clappers before coming down to earth again in Barton-le-Clay.
All done at a moderate pace and some of the hills may be slippery if wet.


Bring packed lunch and snack/drink.


Parking available on Old Road by the side of the recreation ground.


Barton-le-Clay is served by public transport please check current timetables.


No Booking required.
Leader Ramblers Tom 07743 128645

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 Hills are alive and for you to enjoy

Starting from Bushmead Shops Luton LU2 7SF. OS GR TL931 245


This 8 mile circular walk on the North East of Luton offers splendid views of the
countryside and town from Galley and Warden Hills.


Free parking at Bushmead shops and surrounding houses.


Bus service No 24 every half hour. Check current timetables


Refreshments available at Bushmead shops.
No toilets or refreshments during the walk.


Bring a snack/drink as there will be a break during the walk.


No Dogs please. No Booking necessary
Leader Ramblers Bob Tarron 01582 738754

10:00am A Guided Walk around the Millennium Country Park

Starting from the main entrance of the Millenium Country Park visitor Centre. Marston
Mortaine MK43 0PR. OS GR TL004 417. What 3 Words … Dumps,Publish, Goodness.


Come for a 2 hour, stile free, guided circular walk, on hard surfaces,as we go round
Marston Vale Country Parks “Callow Mounds and Wetlands Trail” Learn about the
history of the site and the wildlife that lives here.


Parking £3 for day.
Accessible by rail on the Marston Vale line (Bedford-Bletchley) approx 20 minute walk
from Stewartby and Millbrook stations. Bus approx 20 minute walk from village centre


Toilets and refreshments at the visitor centre.


No dogs please.


Booking essential as numbers limited email Nicola Ceconi@marstonvale.org
Walk Leader Marston Vale Nicola Ceconi 01234 762617.


Why not stay longer and enjoy some lunch in the restaurant after the walk.

10:00am Henry Goes To Maulden

Ampthill Park West Car Park, Woburn Street Ampthill MK45 2HX.
OS GR TL024 381.


Our 7 mile morning walk leaves Ampthill Great Park along the Greensand Ridge and
onto Kings Wood, before dropping down to Maulden. Before returning through
farmland to Ampthill.


Parking at Ampthill West car park Woburn Street Ampthill.


Toilets and refreshments available after the walk at the Hub next to the central car
park


Please bring snack/drink as there will be a short mid walk break at Maulden Church.


No booking required
Leader Ramblers – Nick M Tel: 07803 125876


Why not bring a packed lunch and stay for the five mile afternoon walk to the west of the town

11:00am The Jewel in the Crown

Starting from outside the main entrance to the Swan Hotel High Street,
Bedford MK40 1RW. OS GR TL 051 496.


The Jewel in Bedford’s Crown is undoubtedly the River Great Ouse and its Embankment. 

 

This entertaining and informative circular walk of approximately 90 minutes (1.5 miles) takes you along the banks of the river, which has been described as one of the finest riverside settings in England. Learn the story of the Victorian Embankment
development and enjoy a walk in the ornamental gardens. Easy walking.


Parking in or around Bedford town centre (charges apply)


15 minute walk from Bedford or St Johns railway stations. 8 minutes walk from
Bus station.
Toilets and refreshments available in the town centre.


No booking required. No charge for walk.
Leader knowledgeable and entertaining town guide David Fowler.

1:30pm Katherine goes on holiday

Ampthill Park West Car Park, Woburn Street Ampthill MK45 2HX.
OS GR TL024 381.

Our short 5 mile afternoon walk follows the new Katherine’s Walk over Cooper Hill
and out town to the west, before cutting through farmland to the edge of Woburn
Wood. Returning via Millbrook village to Ampthill Great Park. Along the way you
may glimpse some surprising local animals and a well know holiday site.


Parking at Ampthill West car park Woburn Street Ampthill.


Toilets and refreshments available after the walk at the Hub next to the central car
park


Please bring snack/drink as there will be a short mid walk break.


No booking required
Leader Ramblers – Nick M Tel: 07803 125876