Programme

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. 

Please contact the walk leader or our Programme Secretary Sue for further details (077889 54819 SueCs2253@gmail.com) 

We are always looking for new members & non members are welcome to join us.

Well behaved dogs, on a short lead are welcome, unless stated otherwise in the walk description. 

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

Key:- Sunday walks  Monday walks Other BRC events  External events 

Link to past walks in 2019   Link to past walks 2020

Link to older walks Programmes.

FEBRUARY 2020

Sunday 23rd February 10.00. Odell – A 6 mile walk from The Bell Pub, 81, High St. Odell for a varied walk to Harrold and then through Odell Great Wood before returning to Odell. MK43 7AS LEADER: Sarah 01234 363112 Mob: 07484 182820

Monday 24th February 10.00. The Anchor, High Street, Great Barford, MK44 3LF. Kingfisher Way and coffee.

MARCH 2020

Sunday 1st March—Radwell.  Meeting at 10am for a pleasant circular walk of approximately 5 miles in a variety of landscape settings including Pavenham Golf Course and the River Ouse. Follow the road past Milton Ernest Garden Centre , just before you get to Radwell there is a small grassed area on the right where it is ok to park.  The Green, Radwell Road, Milton Ernest  MK44 7HT LEADER Sarah 01234 363112 Mob:07484182820

Monday 2nd March 10.00. The Cock, 23 High Street, Broom SG18 9NA. Coffee at Jordons.

Sunday 8th March.10.00 Woburn. 5 – 5.5 mile circular walk starting at St Marys Church in Woburn round beautiful countryside with splendid views, followed by a coffee in the lovely high Street. Parking in free car park opposite St Mays Church, Park Street Woburn MK17 9PG.
LEADER – Maureen 07562 338830

Monday 9th March 10.00. The Cross Keys, 159 High Street, Cranfield MK43 0JB. Pretty walk across the Thrift for good views, through woods looking for primroses, and hopefully wood anemones. Approximately 4 miles. Leader Joyce 01234 216564 / 07929246301

Sunday 15th March. 10.00am Waresley. A 5 mile walk in the area. Meet Waresley Garden Centre, Sandy (SG19 3DB). LEADER– Brenda L 01767 640623 / 07934 240325

Monday 16th March 10.00. Ye Old Swan, Newport Road, Woughton-on-the-Green, Milton Keynes, MK6 3BS. Walk in Milton Keynes area.

Friday March 20th  Are you free and would like to come on a visit to Bletchley Park? Home of the World War Two Codebreakers. Entry tickets are £19.00 if booked in advance or £20 on the day or £16.60  if booked in advance or £17.50 on the day for over 60’s with valid ID. If going by train there is a 2 for 1 offer.  Meet Bedford Station – time to be arranged.  Please let Liz know if you are interested  by the 6th March either by phone or email  01525 713284 or email e.patterson759@btinternet.com. Please see further details

Sunday 22nd March. 10.00. Cople Meeting at All Saints Church Cople MK44 37J. A walk of 5.2 miles around Cople – down to Williington with midwalk stop at Danish Camp for coffee. Leader Judith 01767 640782 / 07397 007101.

Monday 23rd March 10.00. The Anchor, 10 The Square, Aspley Guise, MK17 8DF. Through the woods.

Sunday 29th March. 10.00 St. Neots and Eaton Socon. A 4-5 mile walk mostly on good surface paths to avoid mud! Park in St. Neots Riverside Car Park. PE19 7SD. LEADER: – Sue F. 07889 223708

Monday 30th March 10.00. The Bell, 2 Bedford Road, Marston Moretaine, MK43 0ND. Around the lake.

30th MARCH TO 2nd APRIL 2020. CLUB HOLIDAY TO RYE, EAST SUSSEX. For further information  see Social events  or view printable PDF file.

APRIL 2020

Sunday 5th April. 10.00 –  Bedford alleys and byways. 5-6 mile walk around Bedford on mainly hard surfaces to avoid mud.  Starting from St. Peter’s Church De Parys Avenue  MK40 2TX  LEADER: David 07484 259914

Monday 6th April 10.00. The Crown, Station Road, Flitwick MK45 1LA. To Flitwick Moor.

Sunday 12th April – Easter Sunday – North of Stagsden. Meeting at 10am. 6 miles walking towards Turvey, there may be one stile if it hasn’t been replaced by a kissing gate. Meet by St.
Leonard’s Church, Stagsden. MK43 8SH. LEADER: Chris
: Mob07904562541

Monday 13th April 10.00. EASTER MONDAY Rose & Crown, 89 High Street, Ridgemont, MK43 0TY. Maybe a new walk.

Sunday 19th April 10.00 – Langford meadows and Stamford Lock, a pretty 6 mile walk following the River Ivel past lakes and onto Henlow Common and Langford Meadows, a local nature reserve. This may be muddy due to the time of the year. Meet at 10am two roads up from St Mary’s Church, Henlow if coming from the High Street. It is called Gardeners Lane and has a car park at the end. SG16 6DJ. LEADER: Sue C 07788954819

Monday 20th  April 10.00. The Flying Horse, 2 The Green, Clophill MK45 4AD. Walking towards old St. Mary’s Church, up through The Slade across rolling meadows with lovely views. There are two easy inclines with more rewarding views, plenty of time allowed for rests on this walk of 3.5 miles. Leader Joyce 01234 216564 / 07929246301

Sunday 26th April. 10.00 Woburn Approx 5 miles circular walk around Woburn Park.  Parking in the free car park opposite St Mary’s Church, Park Street Woburn MK17 9PG. Leaders Paul & Denise 01525 630218 Paul mobile no 07716892449.

Monday 27th  April 10.00. The Chequers, Ampthill Road, Houghton Conquest MK45 3JP. May be bluebells in Kings Wood.

May 2020

Tuesday 12th May 10.00 am. A visit to the The Military Intelligence Museum at Chicksands. The Military Intelligence Museum displays key elements of the history of British Military Intelligence from the Crimea War onwards. Places must be booked in advance (by 1st May.) Please see further details.