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Triple-linked horseshoesThree Shires Way

79 km / 49 miles

Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Milton Keynes, Northamptonshire
A bridleway running through quiet rural landscape and remnants of ancient woodland. Linking with the Swan's Way at the start, it takes in the county boundaries of Bucks, Beds and Northants at Threeshire Wood. The original Grafham Water Circular Ride, around the reservoir (12.4 miles) has now been added to the route at the finish to make the total distance 49 miles.


Path Type
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Waymark: Triple-linked horseshoes
Triple-linked horseshoes
Easy; Horse Ride (Multi User); Lake/Reservoir/Loch
SP820468 - Tathall End, Milton Keynes
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TL144697 - Grafham Water, Cambridgeshire
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Bunk House

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Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

From Path
Along Path
Bunk House
4 Km
26 Km
The George Hotel and Brasserie  (bookable online)
1 Km
64 Km
New Found Place  (bookable online)
2 Km
68 Km

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Route Profile:

78.7 Km (48.9 miles)
593 m (1,946 ft) ascent
113 m (371 ft)  maximum height