The Downs are set within the Chiltern's Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with an abundance of flora and fauna characteristic of chalk grasslands. See the Five Knolls Round Barrow Cemetery from the late Neolithic period, the only such site in the county.
Start Point: The Visitor Centre Car Park. Start Nat GR: TL008197.
How to get there by car/parking: Dunstable is just east of Junction 11 of the M1, on the A505. The Downs can be reached from the A5. There is a car park at Dunstable Downs Visitor Centre.
Dunstable - Totternhoe (of natural interest)