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Greensand Ridge 5: Sandy-Gamlingay Walk

Greensand Ridge 5: Sandy-Gamlingay Walk

Details

The Greensand Ridge Walk is Bedfordshire's premier long distance walk. The route spans the county for a total of 40 miles, following the greensand ridge. The walk is an ideal introduction to the history, landscape and wildlife of this part of the county. The route of Section 5 follows the ancient boundary of Hassells Hedge, passes the Norman church of St Mary's in Everton, and ends in the village of Gamlingay on the Cambridgeshire / Bedfordshire border.

Start/Finish Point: The walk begins in the High Street in Sandy and ends at the Wildlife Trust's Cinques Common car park in the hamlet of Gamlingay Cinques. Start Nat GR: TL174492 Finish: TL226532

How to get there by car/parking: Sandy is at the junction of the A1 and A603. From Bedford, take the A603. There are several car parks in the centre of Sandy.

Walk Route: Sandy-Everton-Gamlingay (of historical and of natural interest)

Miles: 5


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