The Timberland Trail


This trail is a full day's walk but can easily be divided into manageable sections if you prefer.

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 Mortaine and is only a few minutes from Junction 13 of the M1.  Just follow the brown tourist signs marked Forest Centre.

Parking (small charge) is available at the Forest Centre, at the Greensand Ridge car park in Millbrook and at Ampthill Park in Ampthill.

Start/Finish Point

The walk starts and ends at the Forest Centre.

Access and General Information

Length: 13 miles (21 km)  Time: 6 hours

Maps: OS Explorer Maps 208, 192 and 193

Route Description

See map for route description.



This walk was produced by the Forest of Marston Vale, Bedford Borough Council, Central Bedfordshire Council and Timberland