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Walking Route:Ampthill & Maulden Circular Walk at Ampthill

Walking Route

Ampthill & Maulden Circular Walk

Ampthill & Maulden Circular Walk


This walk takes you through the woods and gently rolling landscape of some of Bedfordshire's loveliest countryside. Discover the Greensand Ridge with its glorious views, or follow in the footsteps of John Bunyan and visit the romantic ruins of Houghton House. The walk also offers opportunities to explore the picturesque Georgian market town of Ampthill and the village of Maulden.

Start/Finish Point: The walk is described in a clockwise direction from the car park near Houghton House. However, you can begin at any other point and walk in either direction.
Start End Nat GR SP985216

How to get there by car/parking: Houghton House is situated just outside Ampthill off the B530 Bedford - Ampthill road. To reach the car park follow the concrete track signposted Houghton House. There is also a car park in Ampthill Park, from where the walk can be reached by following the Greensand Ridge Walk signs through the park. You can also park in Ampthill town centre and join the walk between Points 9 and 10.