Forest of Marston Vale
Kempston Wood (40 acres) was bought by the Woodland Trust in 1997. It is an ancient wood of ash, oak and field maple situated on the West Bedfordshire Clay Ridge within the Marston Vale Community Forest. Fine views of the surrounding countryside and Bedford town can be seen from the wood edges on this pleasant circular walk.
Start/Finish Point: The suggested starting point for this walk is off Green End Road in Kempston Rural. Start TL 011476
How to get there by car/Parking: Kempston Rural is accessed by the A5134 which runs from Kempston to Bromham. Kempston is situated south-west of Bedford. Parking is available at Church End, Kempston Rural (closing at dusk).
Kempston - Kempston Rural - Kemspton Wood End (of natural interest)