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Mountain or Hill:Cooper's Hill at Ampthill

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Cooper's Hill

Cooper's Hill


Cooper's Hill is one of the few remaining examples of the heaths which once stretched along the Greensand Ridge. The attractive area, brightly colourful when the heather and gorse bloom, provides a home for a number of rare plants and invertebrates. This place to unwind is stile-free. (Natural Interest)

Start Point: From Woburn Road past the Rugby Club or from Station Road, Ampthill. Start Nat GR: TL027379.

How to get there by car/parking: Ampthill is 8 miles south of Bedford on the B530 and 1.5 miles north of Flitwick, on the junction of the A5120 and A507. There are parking lay-bys on Woburn Road.