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Walking Route

A Historical Walk Around Harrold

A Historical Walk Around Harrold


This circular walk takes you past historical sites and around the pretty limestone village of Harrold set in the picturesque Ouse Valley. The village has a number of interesting and attractive buildings and at one time could boast five leather working companies employing up to 300 people.

Start/Finish Point: Start from the main car park at Harrold - Odell Country Park. Start Nat GR SP957567.

How to get there by car. The park can be reached by following the signs to Harrold from the A428 ( Bedford to Northampton road ) or A6 (Bedford to Rushden road). The main car park is at Harrold-Odell Country Park situated to the north of the River Great Ouse, between Harrold and Odell on the Harrold to Carlton Road.

Walk Route: Harrold (Historical interest)

Access: stile-free, gradient-free

Miles: 2

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