Flitton Moor Walk

Flitton Moor

This footpath can be found to the east of Flitton Moor Nature Reserve. The farmer is undertaking a range of conservation works including hedgerow planting and providing habitats for a range of wildlife. This includes wetting the fields where the access is, so they will attract a range of wildlife. Access End Date 30.09.2011

How To Get There By Public Transport

BY BUS – Telephone Bedfordshire Bus Information Line : 01234 228337, 8.30am – 5pm open 5 days a week or Travel Line 0870 6082608.
BY TRAIN – For timetable information, please telephone National Rail Enquiries 08457 484950
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How To Get There By Car

On the A507 south of Ampthill head east towards Shefford, taking a right turn to Wardhedges and Flitton.
There is limited on road parking available in Flitton. Please park thoughtfully.

Start/Finish Point

Access is from the eastern corner of the Flitton Moor nature reserve.

Access and General Information

Length: 1.2 miles (2 km)
Surface Types: You can expect to walk across varied surfaces ranging from hard and firm with no stones greater than 5mm to grass or uncultivated earth paths.
Linear Gradient: The steepest linear gradient is steeper than 1:6 on either side of the bridge. There are also gradients of 1:18 or less.
Cross Falls: The steepest cross fall is 1:9 or steeper. There are also cross falls of between 1:10-1:15, 1:16-1:20, 1:21-1:25 and of 1:26 or less. The steepest cross falls are only for very short sections.
Width Restriction: There is a minimum width of 920mm between the hand rails on the bridge.
Steps:
There is a step up and down from the bridge with a maximum step height of 50mm.
Barriers: There is one 2-step stile.
Refreshments:
None recorded.
Public Toilets: None recorded.
Picnic Tables: None on route.
Seats:
There is a seat close to the Brook Lane entrance to the site.

Map and Further Information

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