image for Walking Route item typeThe Icknield Way at Dunstable

Walking Route

Cottage Bottom Fields

Cottage Bottom Fields


The Bedfordshire section of this long distance path crosses chalk grasslands and woodlands which are home to many special plants and animals. Walkers have the choice between the more scenic northern route and the historic Icknield Way through the towns of Luton and Dunstable.

The Downs lie along the B4541 south of Dunstable, which lies on the A505 to the west of Junction 11 of the M1.

The main car parks are located on the B4541.

Start Description The Bedfordshire section starts at Dunstable Downs.
End Description The section finishes to the south of the village of Pegsdon in the east of the county.

Start Nat GR TL005198 End Nat GR TL132300.

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