image for Walking Route item typeAround the Chelveston Plateau at Sharnbrook

Walking Route

Ouse Valley Way-Sharnbrook to Stevington

Ouse Valley Way-Sharnbrook to Stevington


A choice of routes around the decommissioned airfield on the Chelveston plateau visiting the villages of Upper and Lower Dean, Melchbourne and Shelton with their ancient churches and other historical features.

From the east of the county, take the Kimbolton Road, B660 from Bedford to Pertenhall, then take the road to Swineshead and carry on through the village until you reach Yelden. From the west, take the A6 north from Bedford and just before you reach Rushden, take a right hand turn through Newton Bromswold to Yelden.

Please park carefully near the walker friendly pub, The Chequers, in the High Street, Yelden.

This circular walk starts from The Chequers pub in Yelden.

Start Nat GR TL012667

Walk Route: Yelden

Miles: 3


See location of Sharnbrook on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SP 954568  Lat: 52.20117 Long: -0.60550

Sharnbrook is in North Bedfordshire on the A6, about 10 miles north of Bedford.

Bus: Bedfordshire Bus Info line: 01234 228337, Mon - Fri 8.30am - 5pm
Travel Line: 0870 6082608, 7 days a week, 7am -10pm
Train: National Rail Enquiries: 08457 484950 24 hour service

Parking: free