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 are a bit longer at 5-6 miles.
We are always looking for new members & non members are welcome to join us.
We do allow well behaved dogs on our walks, unless stated otherwise in the walk description. However dogs must be kept on a short lead and under close control by their owners at all times.
Please revisit this page regularly to check for updates or revisions.
Key:- Sunday walks Monday walks Other BRC events External events
Sunday 9 June – Note details changed. Melchbourne (About 9 miles north of Bedford and is reached by travelling along the A6 towards Rushden.) The walk starts from the church in Melchbourne. Parking opposite thatched cottages on the road to the church. Grid reference TL028654. Postcode for this is MK44 1BB. – LEADER Pat 07787 893047
Monday 10 June. Note details changed. We are now starting at the village hall car park in Old Warden SG18 9HQ. This walk is a little different to our usual one as we’re visiting the nature reserve on top of the Cardington rail tunnel with lovely views .It doesn’t require any more accent than usual on this walk at this stage. Those who wish to and feel able can climb down the steps and see the blocked off rail tunnel too and follow the rail track a little way down then return either back up the steps or via a small hill. There are benches at the top where others who don’t want to do this can take advantage of a rest. The walk is approximately 5 miles. We should be able to have drinks at the pub opposite the car park we’re using.
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 6 miles. 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 30 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. Carlton. The Emmaus Walk 5.5 miles, up to Harrold and Odell Country Park, return via the Carlton Allotments in time for tea/coffee back at Emmaus Village. Park in the overflow car park at Emmaus, School Lane, Carlton, MK43 7LQ at 10.00am – LEADER Sarah, 01234 363112/07484 182820
Monday 15 July. The Five Bells, 101 High Street, Henlow SG16 6AE. Walking towards Langford along the river. 4.5 miles.
Sunday 21 July. From Priory Park 5-6 miles along the river and Route 51. Easy walking, drinks and food available at end of walk from cafe or Beefeater. Meet by cafe in Priory Country Park, Bakers Lane, Bedford MK41 9RX at 10.00am. LEADERS – David 01234 218989/07729 882852, Gill 01234 210034/07814 851314
Monday 22 July. Polhill Arms, 25 Wilden Road, Renhold, MK41 0JP. Walk from here.
Sunday 28th July. Barton-le-Clay. Meet in carpark at The Olde Watermill Village Shopping Centre off Faldo Road, Barton-le-Clay MK45 4RF at 10 a.m. Approx. 5.4 miles.
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. Stevington, a 5 mile walk around this pretty village and countryside. Meet St. Mary’s Church, Church Road, Stevington MK43 7QB at 10.00am. LEADER – Sarah 01234 363112/07484 182820
Monday 12 August. The Anchor, High Street, Great Barford, MK44 3LF. Maybe coffee on the way and back via Kingfisher Way.
Sunday 18th August. Lidlington. Park near the old St. Margaret’s Church (now 3 private dwellings) in Church Street Lidlington. Nearest postcode MK430RJ. Approx. 4.5 miles.
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?
******2020 Events ******
30 March to 2 April 2020. A Club walking holiday is being organised to Rye in Sussex. Staying at the Hope Anchor Hotel. Further details TBA. If interested please contact John Dixon.