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Walking Route

Bedford to Kempston Mill Circular Walk

Bedford to Kempston Mill Circular Walk


This circular walk starts from the County Bridge in Bedford and follows the River Ouse upstream to Kempston Mill. The return section follows the river on the opposite bank through wood and meadowland.

Start/Finish Points: Start from The County Bridge, Prebend Street. Start Nat GR: TL045494.

How to get there by car/parking: Bedford is easily accessible from the M1 via the A421 or from the A1 via the A603. Parking is available in short and long stay car parks situated in the town centre.

Walk Route: Bedford-Kempston (Historical interest)

Miles: 6


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Map reference: TL 051497  Lat: 52.13560 Long: -0.46582

The County Town of Bedfordshire, located on the junction of the A6, A421 and A428, about 15 miles north-east of Milton Keynes and 18 miles north of Luton. Bedford is around 40 miles north of London and is reached via the A421, from junction 13 of the M1 motorway.

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

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from St John Bedford Rail station