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Letters GRW and deer emblemGreensand Ridge Walk

Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire

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:

Waymark: Letters GRW and deer emblem
Path Type: Paths Marked on OS mapping
Waymark: Letters GRW and deer emblem
Attributes: Easy
Downland/Wolds
Start: SP915251 - Linslade, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire View on StreetMap
Finish: TL226533 - Gamlingay, Cambridgeshire View on StreetMap
Web Sites: Central Bedfordshire Council - Greensand Ridge Walk Greensand Ridge Walk - Pete's Walks Blog LetsGo! - Greensand Ridge : walk 1 : Leighton Buzzard to Woburn LetsGo! - Greensand Ridge : walk 2 : Woburn to Ampthill LetsGo! - Greensand Ridge : walk 3 : Ampthill to Haynes LetsGo! - Greensand Ridge : walk 4 : Haynes to Sandy LetsGo! - Greensand Ridge : walk 5 : Sandy to Gamlingay

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

External PDF Greensand Ridge : walk 1 : Leighton Buzzard to Woburn  (Marston Vale Trust ) Download
External PDF Greensand Ridge : walk 2 : Woburn to Ampthill  (Marston Vale Trust ) Download
External PDF Greensand Ridge : walk 3 : Ampthill to Haynes  (Marston Vale Trust ) Download
External PDF Greensand Ridge : walk 4 : Haynes to Sandy  (Marston Vale Trust ) Download
External PDF Greensand Ridge : walk 5 : Sandy to Gamlingay  (Marston Vale Trust  - 2012 ) Download

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Maps:

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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 152, 153, 165
OS Landranger Active 152, 153, 165
OS Explorer 192, 193, 208
OS Explorer Active 192, 193, 208

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

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