image for Walking Route item typeNew Barns Farm Walk at Bedford

Walking Route

Town - Bedford

Town - Bedford


High Street,
MK40 1RN


The new permissive access on this farm provides links into existing Public Rights of Way, in order to provide more options for circular walks. This new access includes a length of bridleway on a field edge along Hoopers Spinney for use by horses, cyclists and walkers. The access forms part of a wide programme of conservation works which the farmer is undertaking including hedgerow planting and restoration and introducing grass margins around field edges and wild food mixes. Access End Date 30.09.2013

Start Point: Access is via the lane leading to New Barns Farm from the Causeway, and from the footpath leading from the farm. Start Nat GR: SP968544

How to get there by car/parking: From the A428, Bedford to Northampton Road, turn right at the village of Turvey, then right again, signposted to Carlton. There is very limited on road parking. Please park thoughtfully.

Walk Route: Carlton


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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