image for Picnic Site item typeGullivers Spinney - Souldrop - Place to Unwind at Bedford

Picnic Site

Town - Bedford

Town - Bedford


This interesting area of woodland has been planted with a mix of both native and trees from overseas, including the Western Red Cedar and Grand Fir from North America. The site includes ponds to encourage a wide variety of wildlife. (Natural Interest)

Start Point: Description The wood lies in Back Lane which is accessed just to the north of Souldrop. Start Nat GR: SP983614

How to get there by car/parking: The woodland lies to the east of the village of Souldrop which is located west of the A6 approximately 10 miles to the north of Bedford. There is limited parking. Please park thoughtfully.


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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