First walks of the year start again after COVID Lockdown.
Monday 12th April – Meet at 10am Great Denham. Meeting in the public car park Kingswood Way. On the right as you enter Great Denham from the A428 bypass. DO NOT go up to the golf club. ( No 8 bus leaving Bedford bus station 09.35to Great Denham, Carnoustie Drive 09.52.) Approximately 4 miles of easy walking with a few gates but no stiles. Along the river to Bromham Bridge, back through fields to Biddenham Church then along Coffin Path to the pond, over the golf course and back to the start Postcode: MK40 4FA . LEADER: Gerry. Mob: 07902 451123
Sunday 18th April – Meet at 10am A 5 mile walk around Renhold, starting from Wentworth Drive and through the Howbury Hall Estate to Wilden. 2 stiles and a couple of small hills. If coming from Church lane end turn left at the roundabout – Wentworth Drive/Dover Crescent and then sharp left again, park at the far end or in the road on the right, Dunster Gardens. We will meet on the grass near the roundabout. Postcode: MK41 8QF or No. 5 bus from Bedford Bus Station at 9.34 to the end of Church Lane (check time prior to leaving) LEADER: Sue C. Mob: 07788 954819
Monday 19th April – Meet at 10am Starting from The Wheatsheaf 42, Church Street, Tempsford (plenty of safe parking outside on the road) a gentle 4 mile stroll along the River Ivel down to Blunham and back. Several gates but no stiles. Unfortunately The Wheatsheaf is still CLOSED so no amenities are available. Postcode: SG19 2AN LEADER: Pat Mob: 07894 724856
Sunday 25th April – Meet at 10am in Go Outdoors car park. A 5.5 mile walk to Willington going through Grange Estate, around Bulge Wood then path to Willington Village, walking through here to the Dovecote with a possible coffee stop. We then follow the path the Elstow Brook walking along side the brook, back on the path and Grange Estate. Good paths, flat surfaces, no stiles. Postcode: MK41 0QN or No. 5 bus from Bedford Bus Station at 9.34 to the end of Norse Road (check time prior to leaving) LEADER: Chris. Mob: 07904 562541 Landline: 01234 360769
Monday 26th April – Meet at 10am. A 4 mile, two hour walk starting from Chestnut Avenue playground in Bromham. The walk goes to Stevington windmill and the back across the fields to Salem Thrift which is a bluebell wood. The walk is across undulating countryside. Postcode: MK43 8GB (There is a large car park at the playground) LEADER: Sally. Mob: 07496 359063