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Letters GRW and deer emblemGreensand Ridge Walk

64 km / 40 miles

Beds, Bucks, Cambs
A route taking in woods and farmland along the dissected Greensand Ridge which rises from the clay vales on either side, passing Woburn Abbey and Ampthill Park where it connects with the John Bunyan Trail. A route Description and schematic map leaflet are available from the website below.

At Leighton Buzzard, the Two Ridges Link (8 miles and included on OS mapping) provides a link via the Grand Union Canal to Ivinghoe Beacon and the Ridgeway National Trail/Icknield Way Path. At Gamlingay, the waymarked Clopton Way (11 miles and on OS mapping) goes on to Wimpole Hall from whence the waymarked Wimpole Way (11 miles and on OS mapping) takes the walker to Cambridge.

The waymarked Marston Vale Timberland Trail (14 miles) is a circular route coincident with the Greensand Ridge Walk between Ampthill Park and Lidlington.


Details:

Path Type
Paths Marked on OS mapping
Waymark: Letters GRW and deer emblem
Waymark
Letters GRW and deer emblem
Attributes
Downland/Wolds
Start
SP915251 - Linslade, Leighton Buzzard, Beds
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Finish
TL226533 - Gamlingay, Cambs
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Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Leaflet
Greensand Ridge Walk (Greensand Ridge Walk)
Leaflet
Seven Parishes Millennium Circular Walk (Seven Parishes - 2000)
Leaflet
Marston Vale Timberland Trail (Forest of Marston Vale - 2000)

Maps:

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Show Accommodation
Self-catering

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Walkers are Welcome

 
Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps (path is named on OS maps):
OS Landranger
152153165
OS Landranger Active
152153165
OS Explorer
192193208
OS Explorer Active
192193208

Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

 
 
From Path
Along Path
Walkers are Welcome
< 1 Km
56 Km
Self-catering
Fullers Hill Cottages  (bookable online)
4 Km
64 Km

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Route Profile:

66.4 Km (41.3 miles)
750 m (2,461 ft) ascent
158 m (518 ft)  maximum height