image for Cycle Route item typeBeds Cycle Routes 3 - Marston Vale at Bedford

Cycle Route

Beds Cycle Routes 3 - Marston Vale

Beds Cycle Routes 3 - Marston Vale

Details

This attractive circular ride around mid-Bedfordshire meanders through several lovely villages and visits the historic Georgian market town of Ampthill on the Greensand Ridge.

Start / Finish Point: This circular route begins in Horne Lane, Bedford, on the cyclepath running along the north side of the River Ouse. Start Nat GR: TL048496.

How to get there by car/Parking: Bedford is located on the junction of the A6, A421 and A428, about 15 miles north-east of Milton Keynes and 18 miles north of Luton. It is around 40 miles north of London and is reached via the A421, from junction 13 of the M1 motorway. There are various car parks in Bedford town centre.

Cycle Route: Bedford-Cardington-Ampthill-Maulden-Millbrook-Marston Moretaine-Lower Shelton-Upper Shelton-Wootton-Kempston

Miles: 27

Directions

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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