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 listing regularly to check for updates or revisions.
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Monday February 18 – Note walk changed. Now Henlow. Meet 10.00 at The Crown. 2 High Street Henlow. Postcode SG16 6BS. The walk is 5 miles, no hills, around woodland and lakes, snowdrops are in abundance at the moment and we don’t want to miss them.
Bedford Drama Company present Death by Design By Rob Urbinati at the Place Bradgate Rd, Bedford MK40 3DE. Tickets for this show are priced at £12.00, with a concession price of £10.00. Please book through Liz before the end of January and the proceeds will go to Friends of Bedford Hospital. Please see Social events for details. and booking.
FRIDAY 22 FEBRUARY 1.30 – 3.30 A talk by Elaine Murphy from the Midshires Search & Rescue team. Church Lane Community Centre, (near Aldi) 147 Church Lane, Bedford MK41 0PW Further details and booking.
Sunday 24 February – Priory Country Park, 5 miles avoiding mud. A pleasant walk around this local country park. Meet by St. Peter’s Church in DePary’s Avenue at 9.30am or meet by the Cafe in Priory Country Park, Barkers Lane, Bedford, MK41 9SH at 10.00am. JOINT LEADERS – Chris G 01234 213501/07790 534546 and Chris M 01234 360769/07904 562541
Monday 25 February – Note walk changed. Now Cranfield. Meet 10.00am The Cross Keys, 159 High Street, Cranfield MK43 0JB.
Sunday 3 March – Roxton. A short and easy walk about 4 miles exploring the meadows and riverside paths of the River Great Ouse and the village of Roxton. Meet 9.30 a.m. by St. Peter’s Church in De Parys Avenue or at 10.00 a.m. in Roxton High Street near the Village Hall. MK44 3EB. Leader John 01234 824959/07944379668.
Monday 4 March – Meet 10.00am The Bell, 21 Bedford Street, Woburn MK17 9QB.
Sunday 10 March – TBA
Monday 11 March – Meet 10.00am Bedford Arms, High Street, Souldrop MK44 1EY
Sunday 17 March – Ampthill park, West Car park, Woburn St, Ampthill MK45 2GU
The walk will be approximately five miles taking in Millbrook and Coopers Hill.
Leaders Paul & Denise 01525 630218 Paul: mobile 07716892449
Monday 18 March – Meet 10.00am The Royal George, Silver Street, Stevington MK43 7QP (Car park entrance off Court Lane).
Thu 21 March 10:00 am Railway Walk – Birmingham. Organised by Bedford Ramblers.
Meet at Milton Keynes Central Station for 10:13am Virgin service to Birmingham, returning on the 18:10 pm from Birmingham New Street Station.
The trip includes an informative walk around the city centre and a visit to a secret rooftop garden with spectacular views on a clear day. For more information.
Organiser: Barry Ingram 01234 353704 firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunday 24 March – Carlton, a 5/6 mile walk around Carlton and Harrold. Park in the over flow car park at Emmaus, School Lane, Carlton MK43 7LQ at 10.00am. LEADER – Sarah 01234 363112/07484 182820.
Monday 25 March – The Three Fyshes, Bridge Street, Turvey MK43 8ER Walking towards Emmaus.
TUESDAY 26 MARCH 7.25pm A visit to Bedford School Planetarium. The numbers are limited to 19, it will be on a first come basis, no charge. Further details and booking.
Sunday 31 March – RSPB, Sandy, a walk of 4-5 miles in the bird sanctuary during early Spring. Park in Market Place car park, High Street (opposite the church), Sandy SG19 1AG at 10.00am
LEADER – Clare 01767 640965/07704 300426.
Monday 1 April – Meet 10.00am The Cross Keys, 2 Tithe Road, Wood End Lane, Kempston MK43 9BE.
Saturday 6th April Beds Area Ramblers are running a Walk Leaders Course at Cranfield Village Hall. This session is open to new and experienced walk leaders and will offer participants the opportunity to exchange ideas and discuss “how to plan and lead a walk”. For full details contact email@example.com or see https://www.bedswalkfest.co.uk/whats-on-in-2019
Sunday 7 April – Stevington, a walk of approximately 5 miles through the grounds of Pictshill House Estate (not the usual walk that we have done so many times in Stevington). Meet at the Recreation Ground, next to Village Hall in Court Lane, Stevington MK43 7QT at 10.00am. JOINT LEADERS – Brenda 01767 640623/07934 240325 & Judith 01767 640782/07397 007101.
Monday 8 April – Meet 10.00am George Inn, 6 George St, Maulden, Bedford MK45 2DF.
Sunday 14 April – Houghton Conquest, 5-6 miles, a walk through Kings Wood and into Ampthill Park. Meet by St. Peter’s Church in DePary’s Avenue at 9.30am or Knife & Cleaver, Houghton Conquest, MK45 3GF at 10.00am. JOINT LEADERS – Chris G 01234 213501/07790 534546 and Chris M 01234 360769/07904 562541.
Monday 15 April – Meet 10.00am The Flying Horse, Clophill MK45 4AP.
Sunday 21 April – Silsoe, 5 miles walking into Flitton and back through Pulloxhill. Meet Silsoe Church, MK45 4EH at 10.00am. LEADER – Liz 01525 713284/079234 10435.
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