image for Walking Route item typeGateway to the Wolds - Bedford to Thurleigh at Bedford

Walking Route

Town - Bedford

Town - Bedford


High Street,
MK40 1RN


This linear walk takes you from Bedford through attractive countryside to the village of Thurleigh with its 12th century church.

The walk starts from Bedford Park. This is located to the north of Bedford town centre, on Park Avenue. It can also be accessed from Hawk Drive, Brickhill.

Cars can be parked in Park Avenue, beside the Park, or in a car park near the cemetery entrance in Foster Hill Road.

Start Description The walk starts from Bedford Park.
End Description This linear walk ends in the High Street at Thurleigh.

Walk Route: Bedford - Brickhill - Thurleigh

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