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Walking Route

Ouse Valley Way - Turvey to Sharnbrook

Ouse Valley Way - Turvey to Sharnbrook


The trail takes you through the picturesque Ouse valley with its meandering tree-lined river, historic villages and abundant wildlife. This section starts in Turvey, an attractive 19th century limestone village, past Harrold-Odell Country Park with opportunities for bird watching, and past Odell Great Wood, an ancient woodland designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest.

Start/Finish Point: Start description The route begins at the Three Cranes public house just off the A428 in Turvey. The route ends in the centre of Sharnbrook. Start Nat GR: TL046493

How to get there by car/Parking: About 10 miles west of Bedford, Turvey lies on the A428. There is roadside parking near the Three Cranes public house and by the war memorial. There is also a large layby on the A428, approximately 750 metres from the start of the walk.

Walk Route: Turvey-Carlton-Harrold-Odell-Sharnbrook (of historical and of natural interest)

Access: Stile-free

Miles: 7

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