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Walking Route

Village - Marston Moretaine

Village - Marston Moretaine


A walk through the eastern part of the Vale with views of the Greensand Ridge and the Cardington Sheds with the opportunity to explore Kings Wood, Glebe Meadows, Conquest Wood and Shocott Spring before catching the train or bus back to the Forest Centre.

The Forest Centre is just off the A421 at Marston Moretaine and is only a few minutes from Junction 13 of the M1. Just follow the brown tourist signs marked Forest Centre.

Parking is available at the Forest Centre.

Start description
This linear walk starts at the Forest Centre at Marston Moretaine and ends at Bedford St Johns Rail Station.

Start Nat GR TL 004417

Walk Route: Marston Moretaine, Cotton End, Shortstown, Wilstead, Houghton Conquest, Stewardby

Miles: 13


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Map reference: SP 997416  Lat: 52.06380 Long: -0.54705

Marston Moretaine is off the A421, approximately 4 miles north-east of junction 13 of the M1 between Bedford and Milton Keynes.

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: 1 mile from Millbrook Rail station