image for Cycle Route item typeRoute 51 MK - Bedford - Sandy Cycle Way at Bedford

Cycle Route

Route 51 MK - Bedford - Sandy Cycle Way

Route 51 MK - Bedford - Sandy Cycle Way


High Street,
MK40 1RN


Route 51 takes you from the buzzing contemporary city of Milton Keynes, through quiet villages and gentle countryside, along the elegant Ouse embankment at Bedford and on to Sandy, with its RSPB nature reserve.

Start Description Campbell Park in Central Milton Keynes. End Description Sandy Town Centre.
From junction 14 M1 take the A509 (H5) towards central Milton Keynes. Campbell Park is on your right and can be accessed from North Skeldon or Belvedere roundabout

Please note: The off-road section between Rooktree Farm (Hulcote) and the ancient woodland of Marston Thrift (Cranfield) is currently unsuitable for cycles. An on-road diversion from Salford to Cranfield has been signposted.

Cycle Route: Milton Keynes-Wavendon-Salford-Cranfield-Marston Moretaine-Wootton-Kempston-Bedford-Willington-Blunham-Sandy

Miles: 30


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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