Bedford Rambling Club
Programme of walks and events.
Walking for the pleasure and enjoyment of the countryside.
Our walks are normally circular & start at 10.00 am. Monday walk leader is Bev 01234 768974 unless stated otherwise. Monday walks are normally about 2 hours 4-5 miles. Sunday walks a bit longer at 5-6 miles.
We are always looking for new members & non members are welcome to join us.
Please revisit this page regularly to check for updates or revisions.
Key:- Sunday walks Monday walks Other BRC events External events
Sunday 21 April – Potton. This walk starts from Brook End Car Park at Potton at 10. am. When entering Potton by B1040 from Sandy when road turns left into Town Centre, immediately after turn right which is signposted Wrestlingworth. Before Fire Station on the right, turn left into small dead end road and car park is on the right. Walk approx. 5 miles – can be shortened if weather turns horrid. LEADERS – Judith 01767 640782/07397 007101, Brenda 01767 640623/07934 240325.
Monday 22 April – Meet 10.00am The Cock, 23 High Street, Broom SG18 9NA.
Sunday 28 April – Barton-le-Clay, about 5.5 miles, some hills to climb but the views should be worth it. Park in Old Road (beside the recreation ground), Barton-le-Clay (nearest postcode MK45 4LB) at 10.00am. LEADER – Gerry 07902 451123
Monday 29 April Meet at the Rose & Crown, 89 High Street, Ridgemont, MK43 0TY – Over to old church remains and back through Woburn Estate.
MAY – AUGUST 2019
Sunday 5 May. TBA (Please contact Christine if you can lead a walk this day)
Monday 6 May. Half Moon, 108 High Street, Kempston MK42 7BN. River and back / to Wootton?
Sunday 12 May. TBA (Please contact Christine if you can lead a walk this day)
Monday 13 May. Royal George, Silver Street, Stevington, MK43 7QP. (Car park entrance off Court Lane) From Stevington to Turvey via Pictshill House Estate, 4.5 miles
Monday 13 May VISIT TO BLETCHLEY PARK. Home of the World War Two Codebreakers. The Bill Tutte exhibition will still be on. If going by train there is a 2 for 1 train offer £19.50 for 2, a voucher can be printed from Bletchley Park website. Also if you have English Heritage membership 20% discount or if you live in areas MK1-19, MK45, MK43-46 50% discount, that needs photo ID and proof of residency. Meet Bedford Station at 9.00am to catch the 9.29am train. There is a discount on the price of the train ticket for bus pass holders. Parking at the station is very limited at that time of day, if coming by car best to use town car park. Cafe available in Bletchley Park. For further information contact Liz on 01525 713284 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunday 19 May. TBA (Please contact Christine if you can lead a walk this day)
Monday 20 May. The Chequers, Ampthill Road, Houghton Conquest,MK45 3JP. To Kings Wood, to see the bluebells.
Sunday 26 May. Flitwick. Details TBA. Leader Maureen.
Monday 27 May. Fordham Arms, Templars Way, Sharnbrook, MK44 1PX. Along the river?
Sunday 2 June. TBA (Please contact Christine if you can lead a walk this day)
Monday 3 June. Park at Aspley Heath Lodge, Church Road, Woburn Sands, MK17 8TS.
(Refreshments half way round at The Fir Tree Inn). Hoping Rhododendrons may be flowering in woods. 4.6 miles
Sunday 9 June – Honeydon, a 5 mile walk. The destination is 7 miles NE of Bedford, travel out on B660 exiting at the Bushmead sign, then right to Honeydon, following the road to Chestnut Farm. Park on road side or at farm (Pat will contact farmer) at 10.00am – LEADER Pat 07787 893047
Monday 10 June. The Cock, 23 High Street, Broom SG18 9NA Coffee at Jordans
Sunday 16 June. Ampthill Park, West Car park, Woburn St, Ampthill MK45 2GU. We will be walking to Kings Woods and returning to Ampthill Park Approximately 5 to 6miles. Leaders Paul & Denise phone no 07716892449.
Monday 17 June. The Cock, High Street, Pavenham MK43 7NJ Walk from here.
Sunday 23 June. Sharnbrook. About 5.5 miles starting from the Mill Theatre car park 32A Mill Road, Sharnbrook Bedford, MK44 1NP (on the left shortly after leaving the A6 towards Sharnbrook) Visiting the Felmersham Nature reserve and the Pinchmill Islands. Leader Gerry 07902451123
Monday 24 June. Half Moon, 108 High Street, Kempston, MK42 7BN. Along the river.
Sunday 31 June. TBA (Please contact Christine if you can lead a walk this day)
Monday 1 July. Swan Inn, Bridge End, Bromham MK43 8LS To the flowers.
Sunday 7 July – Clophill, approximately 5 miles to Maulden and back via the woods. Meet at The Green in Clophill (near The Flying Horse) MK45 4AD at 10.00am. LEADER – Sue G 01234 822760/07008 531517.
Monday 8 July. The Coach House, 12 Market Square, Potton, SG19 2NP. Where to?
Sunday 14 July. TBA (Please contact Christine if you can lead a walk this day)
Monday 15 July. The Five Bells, 101 High Street, Henlow SG16 6AE. Walking towards Langford along the canal, 4.5 miles.
Sunday 21 July. TBA (Please contact Christine if you can lead a walk this day)
Monday 22 July. Polhill Arms, 25 Wilden Road, Renhold, MK41 0JP. Walk from here.
Sunday 28 July. TBA (Please contact Christine if you can lead a walk this day)
Monday 29 July. The Crown, Station Road, Flitwick MK45 1LA. To Flitwick Moor.
Sunday 4 August. TBA (Please contact Christine if you can lead a walk this day)
Monday 5 August. Rose & Crown, 89 High Street, Ridgemont MK43 0TY. Where to?
Sunday 11 August. TBA (Please contact Christine if you can lead a walk this day)
Monday 12 August. The Anchor, High Street, Great Barford, MK44 3LF. Maybe coffee on the way and back via Kingfisher Way.
Sunday 18 August. TBA (Please contact Christine if you can lead a walk this day)
Monday 19 August. The Woolpack, Bedford Road, Wilstead, MK45 3HW, Woodland walk (new) if very hot 3.7 miles, towards Haynes, if cooler 5.3 miles.
Sunday 25 August. TBA (Please contact Christine if you can lead a walk this day)
Monday 26 August. (Bank Holiday Monday) Three Fyshes, Bridge Street, Turvey, MK43 8ER. Where to?