Wednesday 14th September

10:00am  Topsy Turvey

Starting from Layby on A428 north of the River at Turvey MK43 8EW.
OS GR SP937 523.


This 6.5 mile, stile free, circular walk leaves Turvey with its picture book houses
and Abbey and climbs steadily over the hill, with some lovely views across the
Ouse valley to the village of Carlton, recorded in the Domesday book of 1086
before returning via an ancient trackway and the Ouse Valley Way.


Parking free in the layby on A428 to the north of the village.


Stagecoach bus number 41 goes through Turvey.(see timetable). Bus users should
wait outside Three Fishes PH on the A428 located on the Turvey side of the river
bridge.


Toilets and refreshments available at Carlton during the walk and at Turvey at the
end of the walk.


Dogs on leads welcome.

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


No booking required. 
Leaders. Ramblers - David & Rosemary B 07796 178659.

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 Willington & Moggerhanger

Starting from Church End, Willington on the grass opposite the Dovecote; MK44 3PX.
OS GR TL 106 499;.


A 7 mile circular walk taking in the cycleway to Moggerhanger with a refreshment stop in the grounds of Moggerhanger Park and returning past Sheerhatch Wood and Wood End.


Easy walking on good surfaces.


Parking free on the grass at Church End Willington near the Dovecote.


Toilets and refreshments at The Orchard Tearooms during the walk.


No booking necessary
Leader Ramblers Tony Sheward 01234 831388 (07745 655938 on the day)

10:00am Slow Ways Bedford to Riseley Linear Walk              

Starting from Bedford Bus Station MK40 1LX. OS GR TL 047 498


A linear walk taken from the Slow Ways website and walked in reverse i.e. the walk
starts at Bedford Bus Station and finishes in Riseley. The distance is 11 miles and
about 5 hours duration including 2 stops.

 

Bring refreshments for the walk. Potential for refreshments at the end in The Giddy Goat Cafe, Riseley.


Parking and Transport options: Park in Riseley and take No 28 bus from bus stop in
front of 36 High St, MK44 1DX, Riseley at 9.15am for 10-00am start in Bedford
OR park in Bedford and return on 4-15pm bus from Riseley to Bedford.


Bring packed lunch plus snack/drink.


No booking required
Leaders North Beds Ramblers Anne 07715 983431 & Sandra 07889 691025

10:30am  The Leighton Buzzard Town Centre Story

Starting from Market Cross, Market Square Leighton Buzzard LU17 1HG.
OS GR SP 921 250


Do you know the location of the original Leighton Buzzard ?
Do you know the location of the Guildhall of the Fraternity ?
Do you know the age of the Bell Inn ?


Come and learn about the history of the Town centre and High Street from medieval
times to the present day with this fascinating 90 minutes informative guided walk.


Parking in nearby car parks (charge)


Toilets and refreshments available in town centre.


No booking required
Leader Local Historian and Rambler Mike Moran

1:30am  The Other side of the Ridge

Starting from Old Warden Church car park SG18 9HD. OS GR TL137 443.


This 4 mile approximately 2.5 hour informative circular walk on to the Greensand Ridge examining the settlement and geology which forms the landscape today. The area has an example of ecclesiastical settlement at Old Warden with parkland landscapes characteristic of the area.


Parking available at Old Warden Church £1 Donation requested.
Not accessible by public transport.


No toilets or refreshments available.


Brink snack/drink for during the walk.


No booking required
Leaders Brian Kerr & Roy Carter 07784 208997