What's New is an archive of updates and new walks, rides and places to unwind that have been published on the Let's Go! website over recent months.
These three walks take you into the countryside around the villages of Upper and Lower Stondon.
This cycle ride visits the North Bedfordshire village of Little Staughton. It takes a pleasant route out of St Neots and follows the river Kym before visiting Grafham Water and then the Staughtons. The route returns over some higher ground offering some fine panoramic views.
The route and audit information has been updated for the following walks exploring the countryside around Toddington:
Toddington - Fancott Circular Walk
Updated: May 2016
The Trail was devised by the late Gordon Edwards of the Ivel Valley Group of the Ramblers around the year 2000. It has now been updated by the Ivel Valley Walkers so you can discover this underrated area of North Bedfordshire and its wonderful heritage. Click here for more information.
It is described in a clockwise direction, starting from St Paul’s Square in Bedford and is a circular route of approximately 70 miles. Following existing rights of way throughout, the Trail visits no fewer than twenty three villages, two country parks and a reasonable number of public houses, so plenty of refreshment stops can be taken on the way.
Explore Bedford's Priory Country Park with these three wildlife trails:
The Biggleswade Green Wheel is a route around the town with a number of ‘spokes’ leading from the ‘hub’ of the town which enables people to access the route close to their homes and follow the whole wheel, or just part of it.
Discover historic old Biddenham on this 1.5 mile walk featuring information boards illustrated by local artists. The walk can be extended to take in the river valley and surrounding area.
A challenging 37 mile ride from Leighton Buzzard to Sandy which can be split up into shorter routes.
Building on the success of the Chiltern Way, the Chiltern Society has launched a circular footpath in the north Chilterns, the ‘North Chiltern Trail’, passing through parts of central Bedfordshire. It aims to encourage people to explore this lovely area on foot. The Trail will be 42 miles long and can be divided into 9 easy sections.
For more details on the trail, click here.
A choice of 6 walks with the opportunity to join one or more together to make a longer walk.
In conjunction with local volunteers, these new walk leaflets have been produced allowing you to explore the countryside around the Forest Centre at Marston Moretaine.
For horse riders (and walkers)
Discover Bedford's historic past with these two short self-guided walks.
Below are six routes from the British Horse Society.
Discover Bedfordshire's Criminal Past
The Bedfordshire & Luton Archives & Records Service has recently introduced two new walks following research into court reports from the nineteenth century. These short walks lets you discover true stories about crime, detective work and life in the locations it took place.
Explore an attractive valley with fields and small woods west of the quiet village of Stagsden in north Bedfordshire.
A variety of walks of different lengths through Stockwood Park and Kidney Wood in Luton.
Around the Chelveston Plateau
A choice of routes around the decommissioned airfield on the Chelveston plateau visiting the villages of Upper and Lower Dean, Melchbourne and Shelton with their ancient churches and other historical features.
Why not get ahead on The Luton Hat Trail? This short walk will take you past the sites of the earliest buildings in the area connected with the industry and past and present hat factories. You'll also find out about a few famous local connections!
A 6 mile walk through arable fields and small woods north of the quiet village of Stagsden in North Bedfordshire.
Discover Bedfordshire's Jurassic Limestone Villages - Bromham, Oakley and Stevington on this fascinating walk.
Have Horse, Will Travel!
Get out and about this spring with these 6 cycling routes - some are suitable for families and there are some longer routes for the more experienced cyclist.
Details of cycle routes in South Bedfordshire:
There are 6 new walks to discover, all starting from the village of Clophill. Discover ancient Cainhoe Castle, or venture further afield to Haynes and Chicksands Wood.
Prepare to enjoy this easy self-guided stroll from the source of the River Lea following the course of the river into a beautiful green area of the town then through Luton town centre. If you wish to extend the walk, you can continue into the Bedfordshire countryside to the borough boundary at Lower Harpenden Road.
than the motorway services! Five varied walks in and around Toddington have recently been updated.
Walks updated December 2010
Rides in the Wolds