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Area: Bedfordshire

'North Bedfordshire has so much to offer, with an enormous wealth of heritage, archaeology, wildlife, nature and habitats within the rural and urban landscapes, as well as the river valleys of the ...
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Category Bedford

'The Cemetery, which is laid out in picturesque style, is on a hillside site with views over Bedford and the Great Ouse Valley. Features include a red-brick Gothic entrance lodge, paired chapels an ...
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Category Bedford

'Bedfordshire may be a small county but it has a varied and interesting landscape: the rural north likened by some to the "Wolds"; the wooded and most varied middle with excellent ridge vi ...
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Category Bedfordshire

'There are plenty of routes to choose from, whether it's a gentle one-mile stroll around Flitton Moor or an enthusiastic 40 miles across the county on the nationally acclaimed Greensand Ridge Walk, ...
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'The Park offers a variety of scenic walks. Follow either of the waymarked routes around the Park, or pick up a leaflet from the Visitor Centre and take a walk into the countryside around the Park. ...
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Category Bedford

'Let's Go! is a project that was conceived by and is administered by the Marston Vale Trust ... It is now funded by Bedford Borough Council and Central Bedfordshire C ...
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Category Bedfordshire

'Silsoe is now classed as a large village with dwellings dating from the 16th century to the present day. Most recently, the village has grown with new houses built on the former farmland ...
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Access to PDFs of three walks of 4-5 miles plus a map of the footpaths around and about Stondon.


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'We bought The Lodge in 1961 and it is now our UK Headquarters. There are guided walks and events about the archaeology and history of The Lodge reserve and occasional tours of the house . ...
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'A recent programme of restoration funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund has restored Wardown Park to a standard befitting its importance and popularity. Community involvement is en ...
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Category Luton

The Revitalisation Project 'Wrest Park is one of the few places in the world where visitors can see the evolution of landscape gardening over the last 300 years. Taking ownership in 2006 E ...
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'Opportunities to discover Ampthill Park, the Georgian market town of Ampthill and the attractive village of Millbrook are also available.'


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Rights Of Way - Byways / Bridleways / Footpaths - can be overlaid on to the Ordnance Survey-based online map of the Bedford Borough area.


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Category Bedford

'The talents and abilities of members are recognised by Bedford Borough Council who provide support to the Association through the Bedford Travel and Tourism Centre.'


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Category Bedford

'All of the Forum's meetings are open to the public and we would be glad to see you there ... Agendas, papers and minutes of the meeting will be available to the public on the Central Bedfordshire ...
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'The location now known as Chalgrave, just south of Toddington, was called East Coten (meaning "east cottages") in the year 926. Here a church and manor house were established on well-drai ...
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'I don't really expect anybody else to walk the Chiltern Chain Walk, and I don't intend to do much to publicise it. It was simply a challenge for my own purposes, to plan, design and creat ...
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'The parish of Felmersham and Radwell is almost encircled by the river Ouse as it winds its way through the north Bedfordshire countryside. Access to Felmersham from the north is over a bridge buil ...
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Category Bedford

'The Greensand Ridge Walk is Bedfordshire’s premier long distance walk passing through Buckinghamshire and Cambridgeshire. The walk was opened in 1986 and from its beginning has proved to ...
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'The linear route allows for the return trip to be made by train.'


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'A convenient tour of the main sites of Jewish Bedford can be taken, starting at the Castle, going via Castle Lane, to the High Street and then on to Harpur Street, then along Silver Street and Mil ...
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Category Bedford

'This walk will take you through the Jurassic Limestone region of Bedfordshire, over a landscape sculpted by the advance and retreat of ice sheets during the Anglian glacial episode, just under hal ...
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Category Bedford

'The wood is owned by Luton Borough Council and is managed by the Greensand Trust and a team of active volunteers. Together, the Council and volunteer team has recently restored a ...
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Category Luton

'The towpath section of the river is popular with cyclists, and much of it forms part of National Cycle Route 1.'


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Category Luton

'Trail 1 — the Bute Street area — is about a half-mile walk lying south of the railway. It houses a concentration of hat factories and workshops, which were often large and sometimes of co ...
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Category Luton

'Walk Route: Marston Moretaine - Lidlington - Millbrook - Ampthill - Stewartby - Marston Moretaine'


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Other start/end points can conveniently be used: the Description recommends 'the public car park in Park Street, Woburn, opposite the Parish Church'.


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'This route has been known to flood in very wet weather. Do not attempt it without checking first. Please take extreme care when crossing main highways.'


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Category Bedford

'If funding can be secured we will look to roll out more trails in other areas of the county all telling true stories about 19th century crime, detective work and life in the locations it took plac ...
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Category Bedfordshire

PDFs of 'the walks in and around Shefford: [1] By the River : - : [2] Cockshoot Hill : - : [3] Rowney Warren - - - : [4] Chicksands Wood : - : [5] Stanford Lock : - : [6] Polehanger : - : [7] Campt ...
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'Over 130 listed buildings are situated in the small village of Silsoe which is edged by the historic gardens of Wrest Park ... The lovely 17th and 18th century gardens of Wrest Park House ...
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'... . There are several car parks close by and many potential routes to walk through the areas of open access ... This site is open to the public under Natural England's Stewardship Scheme...
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'As well as the six walks, there is a combined map, showing how they link together and nature notes of the creatures and plants that may be seen at different times of the year.'


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'The main walk around the village is suitable for all abilities and is a 1.8 miles / 3km linear route. There are wonderful views across to the River Great Ouse and some beautiful examples of buildi ...
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'This route takes you along the elegant Ouse embankment and through quiet villages and gentle countryside to Sandy, with its RSPB nature reserve.'


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Category 0: 01-10 Miles

'With one brief exception in Rushmere Park, this rolling walk consists of very gentle ascents and descents.'


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