New Barns Farm, Carlton


Introduction


The new permissive access on this farm provides links into existing Public Rights of Way, in order to provide more options for circular walks. This new access includes a length of bridleway on a field edge along Hoopers Spinney for use by horses, cyclists and walkers. The access forms part of a wide programme of conservation works which the farmer is undertaking including hedgerow planting and restoration and introducing grass margins around field edges and wild food mixes. Access End Date: 30.09.2013.


How To Get There By Public Transport
BY BUS Telephone Bedfordshire Bus Information Line : 01234 228337, 8.30am 5pm open 5 days a week or Travel Line 0870 6082608.
BY TRAIN For timetable information, please telephone National Rail Enquiries 08457 484950
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How To Get There By Car

From the A428, Bedford to Northampton Road, turn right at the village of Turvey, then right again, signposted to Carlton.
There is very limited on road parking. Please park thoughtfully.


Start/Finish Point

Access is via the lane leading to New Barns Farm from the Causeway, and from the footpath leading from the farm.


Access and General Information

Length: 0.5 miles (0.8 km)
Access Information
Surface types:You will walk across hard, firm surfaces with no stones greater than 5mm, to hard but variable surfaces with loose, variable sized stones, to grass or uncultivated earth paths with no ruts, to cultivated farmland.
Linear Gradient: There are linear gradients of between 1:10 and 1:13 and of 1:18 or less.
Cross Falls: There are cross falls of between 1:21-1:25 and of 1:26 or less.
Width Restriction:There is no width restriction less than 1000mm.
Steps: None.
Barriers: None recorded.
Refreshments: None in the vicinity.
Public Toilets None.
Picnic Tables: None are recorded.
Seats: None are recorded.


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