Programme

Bedford Rambling Club
Programme of walks & events.

Please revisit this page regularly to check for updates or revisions.

Walking for the pleasure and enjoyment of the countryside.
Our walks are normally circular & start at 10.00 am. Monday walks are normally about 2 hours 4-5 miles. Sunday walks are a bit longer at 5-6 miles.

We ask walkers to comply with any Covid precautions being recommended by the Government guidelines at the time. We may also put in place any additional measures we feel appropriate for your safety and the safety of others. 
Names and contact details of all walkers will be taken and recorded until further notice.
Please do not attend any club events if you are feeling unwell, have any Covid symptoms, have tested positive or should be self isolating. Please be sure to let us know if you test Covid positive shortly after attending a walk.
Well behaved dogs, on a short lead are welcome, unless stated otherwise in the walk description.
Link to Archive of old completed walks. 
Advice for walk leaders

If you would like to offer to lead a walk please contact Sue at SueCs2253@gmail.com

Upcoming Social Activity

Bedford Ramblers Christmas Dinner  on Monday 12th December.  See menu. (Only 14 spaces left so book soon)

Jean has once again organised a lovely Christmas dinner for us at the Prince of Wales Pub, 8 Northampton Road, Bromham. MK43 8PE.    12 for 12.30 sit down, the dinner is open to all Sunday and Monday walkers and a guest.2 Courses £20.95 / 3 Courses £24.95, a deposit of £10 per person to be paid as soon as possible after booking, if you wish to pay in full in one go that is fine. Balance to be paid by 30th November, after which no refunds will be paid as the final order will have been placed with the Prince of Wales. 

Please email Jean at barnwell818@gmail.com  with your meal choices as soon as possible. Cheques to be made payable to Jean Barnwell, cash to be paid with your name and amount written on a sealed envelope to either myself, Carolyn Tye or Gerry Deal.  Sunday members please pass to Gerry or Sue Csoka.  

October 2022

Sunday 2nd October – Meet at 10am at Harrold Country Park, through Harrold, up Orchard Lane towards Bozeat, then heading towards Odell Great Wood, through Odell Great Wood back to the Country Park. 5 3/4 miles, taking about 2 3/4 hours including a 10 minute stop. Postcode: MK43 7DS. LEADERS: Carmel & Tim.  Mob: 07856 731114

Monday 3rd October – Meet at 10am in Castle Gardens, Kimbolton for this 5 mile walk.  If spaces are limited you may have to go past Castle Gardens and onto the B660 towards Catworth, then park in Newtown Lane on the right.  We walk by a track and grass field margins to Wood End and return similarly, apart from crossing one field, to  Stonely, then on to Kimbolton.  The New Sun Inn has changed ownership and is now open on Mondays, or there is Oliver’s Tea Room.   Post code:  PE28 0HP.     LEADER:  Geoff.    Mob:  07962 580716.

Sunday 9th October – Meet at 10am  at The Green at Marston Moretaine.  The walk goes from St Mary’s Church to Lidlington and returns via the Millennium Country Park.   It is about 5.5 miles and is mainly flat with no stiles.Refreshments are available at the Forest Centre near the end of the walk. Postcode: MK43 0NF.   LEADER: Michael.  Mob: 07505 731114  

Monday 10th October  – Meet at 10am at the recreation ground Olney. Approximately 4 miles crossing meadows and up towards Clifton Reynes, through the village returning along the river to the recreation ground. This is not a difficult walk but there is a climb towards Clifton Reynes. Postcode: MK46 4DW LEADER: Pat. Mob: 07894 724856

Sunday 16th October – Meet at 10am – Walk leader required – details TBC

Monday 17th October – Meet at 10am – Walk leader required – details TBC

Sunday 23rd October – Meet at 10am – Starting from Mowsbury Park (Wentworth Drive) we will head out through Putnoe woods and then towards Renhold.  After some road walking we take the path up to the Hill Fort where there are great views across the countryside.  We then return through Mowsbury Park.  The cafe should be open for coffee and there are toilets available. Postcode: MK41 8DQ.  LEADER: Sue C. Mob: 07788 954819 

Monday 24th October – Meet at 10am – Walk leader required – details TBC

Sunday 30th October – Meet at 10am – Walk leader required – details TBC

Monday 31st October – Meet at 10am – Walk leader required – details TBC

November 2022

Sunday 6th November  – Meet at 10am – Walk leader required – details TBC

Monday 7th November – Meet at 10am – Walk leader required – details TBC

Sunday 13th November – Meet at 10am – Walk leader required – details TBC

Monday 14th November – Meet at 10am at St Mary’s Church in Everton. The walk is a 4.5 circular walk mostly over firm pathways but some slopes through a few gates but no stiles. The walk includes a visit to the site of the former RAF base at Tempsford and the memorial to those involved on ‘special duties’ during WWII. Peter Bennett will give us a brief history of the field. Parking will be along St Mary’s Walk by The Thornton Arms. Postcode: SG19 2LD. LEADER: Pat. Mob: 07894 724856

Sunday 20th November – Meet at 10am – LEADER: Sue C. Walk details TBC

Monday 21st November – Meet at 10am – Walk leader required – details TBC

Sunday 27th November – Meet at 10am – Walk leader required – details TBC

Monday 28th November – Meet at 10am – Walk leader required – details TBC

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