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Walking Route:The Marston Vale Timberland Trail at Forest Centre & Millennium Country Park

Walking Route

The Marston Vale Timberland Trail

The Marston Vale Timberland Trail


The Timberland Trail has been updated and a new leaflet published. This trail is a full day's walk but can easily be divided into manageable sections if you prefer.

There are many ways and places to start the trail. This is a full days walking, leaving the Forest Centre in the morning heading west towards Lidlington and finally bringing you back around Stewartby Lake as the sun sets.

Start/Finish Point: The complete route is a circular walk starting at The Forest Centre at The Forest of Marston Vale - TL005416.

How to get there by car/parking: From junction 14 of the M1or from Bedford follow signs for The Forest of Marston Vale from the A421 through Marston Moretaine. There is parking available at the Forest Centre.


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing

Disabled access, level, surfaced paths throughout the park, toilets, cafe/bar, gift shop, dogs welcome in outdoor cafe area.