image for Horse Riding item typeBedfordshire Horse Rides 4 - Clapham and Twinwood at Bedford

Horse Riding

Town - Bedford

Town - Bedford


East of England TB/MBDC


High Street,
MK40 1RN


Ride described anti-clockwise, but can be ridden either way. The ride is mostly field headlands and farm tracks, which can be muddy in winter. The two short sections of roadwork are on quiet country lanes (both of which can be omitted).

The village of Clapham is just to the north of Bedford, signposted from the A6.

Parking is available in a council car park on the verge by Brown's Wood. From Clapham take the Twinwood Road, signed to Yarl's Wood IDC; the car park is on the left hand
side by the wood about half a mile up this road.

Start Description This circular route starts and ends the Brown's Wood car park, Clapham.

Start Nat GR GR 025545


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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