Forest Centre to Bedford via Shocott Spring


A walk through the eastern part of the Vale with views of the Greensand Ridge and the Cardington Sheds with the opportunity to explore Kings Wood, Glebe Meadows, Conquest Wood and Shocott Spring before catching the train or bus back to the Forest Centre.

How To Get There By Passenger Transport

Click here for bus and train timetable information.

How To Get There By Car

The Forest Centre is just off the A421 at Marston Moreteyne and is only a few minutes from Junction 13 of the M1.  Just follow the brown tourist signs marked Forest Centre.

Parking is available at the Forest Centre (charges apply)

Start/Finish Point

The walk starts and ends at the Forest Centre.

Access and General Information

Length: 13.5 miles (22 km)    Time: 5 hours


Route Description

See map for route description.



This walk was produced by Forest Volunteers, the British Horse Society, Bedford Borough Council, Central Bedfordshire Council and Marston P3 Group.