Forest Centre to Cranfield


The route takes you from the Country Park in Marston Moretaine to the ancient woodlands of Marston Thrift and Hulcot, then onto Cranfield via bridleways which offer superb views and many canter opportunities.

This route is a lovely 10 mile walk, horse ride or off road cycle ride.

How To Get There By Passenger Transport

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How To Get There By Car

From junction 14 of the M1 or from Bedford follow signs for The Forest of Marston Vale from the A421 through Marston Moretaine.

There is a car park at the Forest Centre.


Start/Finish Point

This circular route starts and ends at the Marston Vale Forest Centre car park.

Access and General Information

Length: 10 miles (16 km)     Time:  4 hours

Route Description

Please click here to download the map and route description.


These routes have been produced by the British Horse Society, Forest Volunteers, Central Bedfordshire Council Bedford Borough Council and the Marston P3 Group.