Forest Centre to Bedford St Johns Station and the Grange Estate


Leaving the Forest Centre, travel by train to Bedford St John’s station, then walk or cycle through Bedford’s floodplain to Priory Country Park, the Grange Estate and the village of Willington, all of which form part of the Bedford River Valley Park.

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: 6.5 miles (10.5 km)  Walking Time:3 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.