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Walks and Trails

Bedford Town Centre Walks

Enjoy a relaxed an entertaining journey back through the ages in the company of a member of Bedford's Association of Tour Guides.

Find out more about the characters and places that are a part of Bedford’s 1000 year history. Each season a range of themed walks are available from 'The Jewel in Bedford’s Crown', to 'I Never Knew That', and 'The Life and Times of John Bunyan'.

The 2016 Summer Season of Guided Walks have now finished.  

Dates for next year will be available in Spring 2017.

For a Self guided Bedford town trail - please click below

Bedford Town Centre Map and 'Did You Know Trail' 

To find out more about the Bedford Association of Tour Guides please click here  www.bedfordtourguides.org

Group Guided Walks

When: Throughout the year (subject to weather conditions)

Cost: £3 per adult and £1.50 per child (aged 8-16) Minimum charge of £30 per group guided walk

Number: Maximum 15-18 per walk

Titles:

  • I Never Knew That                                       Who Lived in a House Like This?

  • The Life and Times of John Bunyan               The Rise and Fall of Bedford Castle

  • The Jewel in the Crown                                WWII Bedford Walk              

  • The Silent Faces of Bedford

How to book:

Click here to download a booking form please complete and send to the Travel and Tourism Centre

Group Guided Walks Booking Form 2016

Walking in Bedfordshire

Bedfordshire has a huge variety of wonderful places to walk, ride, picnic or simply unwind. A wealth of information is now available at www.letsgo.org.uk

Travel Bedford      travel bedford

Travel Bedford aims to provide you with the information you need to travel actively around Bedford Borough.  Please click logo to visit site.

The site covers walking, cycling, public transport and travelling smartly by car. Each section provides you with straightforward details about the mode of transport and links to other useful websites. It is hoped that by using this site you will be able to make informed decisions about the best way to travel around Bedford.

Two walks in North Bedfordshire based on 19th century criminal cases

www.bedford.gov.uk/archivecrimepaths

Hidden Britain North Bedfordshire Wolds Walks

Visit the North Bedfordshire Wolds and discover countryside, linear walks and ancient walks with Hidden Britian.

To view PDF's of the individual walks please click on the links below

Hidden Britain - John Bunyan Triangle Walk & Donkey Walk, Keysoe

Bedford To Thurleigh Linear Walk

Ancient Walk - Colmworth

Ancient Walk - Little Staughton

Ancient Walk - Upper Dean to Swineshead

Linear Walk - Bedford to Wilden

Historic Churches around North Bedfordshire

Don't Miss

Kite Festival

Bedford Borough is a vibrant area to live in with an abundance of leisure opportunities for residents and visitors. We pride ourselves on offering a fantastic programme of cultural events throughout the year, and providing a wide range of affordable health opportunities, through our quality parks, award winning leisure centres and sports development work.

 


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