Bedford Borough Council has 3 promoted waymarked
circular walks across some of the most attractive and interesting
parts of the Borough. The walks are around
6 miles in length.
You can discover many more self guided circular walks
in the Borough and beyond on the Lets Go Website
Circular Walks in the Borough
Stagsden circular walk (Approx 6miles/ 9.5km. Time: 3
Odell circular walk (Approx 6miles/ 9.5km. Time: 3 hours)
circular walk (Approx 6miles/ 9.5km. Time: 3 hours)
(West) circular walk (either 4.5 miles/ 7km or 9 miles/ 14.5km.
Time: 2 or 4 hours)
(North) circular walk (Approx 6 miles/ 9.5km. Time 3 hours)
Village Walk A 2 mile easy walking route around the
Long Distance Routes
Ouse Valley Way is a 150 mile promoted route starting
in Northamptonshire and running through Bedfordshire,
Cambridgeshire and Norfolk to the sea at King's Lynn.
From Turvey at the Northants border the route winds in large loops
around a number of peaceful villages to Bedford. The Way then
follows mostly hard surfaces to Willington and Roxton. Here the
route diverts away from the river through the villages of Chawston
and Wyboston before reaching Eaton Socon in
Stevington Country Walk
This is a 3 mile walk along the former
Bedford - Northampton railway between Bromham and Stevington having
scenic views over the rural Ouse Valley and links with Stevington
Cycling in the Countryside
Bedfordshire is ideal for cycling and a leaflet,
produced with assistance from the Cyclists
Touring Club (new window), gives details of
circular routes around some of the county's most attractive areas,
using quiet country roads and off-road cycle paths. Most of the
routes link in with urban areas or country parks.
Bedford to Sandy Country Way (National Cycle Way Route
The Country Way (Part of NCN 51) follows the former
Bedford to Sandy railway line. Starting
from the Embankment, Bedford the route passes Priory
Country Park, the Bedford River Valley Park, Danish Camp, Wilington
and onto Sandy. It is open to cyclists, wheelchair
users and walkers between Bedford and Sandy and to horse
riders between Bedford and Church End, Willington.
The Country Way forms part of the National Cycle Way Network
and is designated NCN 51. This route ultimately links Oxford to
Cambridge via Milton Keynes and Bedford.
For details of Public
Transport services in the Borough please visit the
Transport area of the council's website.