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Walking Route

Houghton Conquest Circular Walk 1

Houghton Conquest Circular Walk 1

Details

This attractive circular route crosses meadows and woodland and passes near Houghton House., thought to be "The House Beautiful" in John Bunyan's "Pilgrim's Progress." Detours may be taken to Kings Wood, an ancient woodland, and Glebe Meadows, a Site of Special Scientific Interest.

Start/Finish Point: Start from the Knife and Cleaver public house (opposite the Village Church). Start TL043414.

How to get there by car/Parking: The village can be reached by road from the A6 (Bedford -Luton) or from the B530 (Bedford - Ampthill) road. Parking is available in the Village Hall car park but may be limited if other functions or events are taking place there. Otherwise, on-street parking is available. Please park thoughtfully.

Walk Route: Houghton Conquest (Historical interest)

Miles: 3


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