image for Walking Route item typeThe Clay Way at Bromham

Walking Route

The Clay Way

The Clay Way


The Clay Way is an excellent 11½ mile walk which stretches the length of the Marston Vale Community Forest taking in spectacular views of the Vale, Greensand Ridge and other parts of Bedfordshire.

Start/Finish Point: Bromham Mill is the suggested starting point for this walk, however you can begin at various other points and walk in either direction. Start Nat GR: TL010506. The walk ends at Ridgemont Station.

How to get there by car/Parking: Bromham Mill is at the western end of Bromham bridge off the A428 Bedford to Northampton Road, about three miles west of Bedford. Parking is available during the times displayed on the entrance to Bromham Mill.

Walk Route: Bromham - Bourne End - Cranfield - Brogborough - Ridgmont

Miles: 12


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Map reference: TL 005515  Lat: 52.15264 Long: -0.53247

Bromham is 3 miles west of Bedford. Take the A428 out of Bedford, then turn right on the A6134.

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: 2 miles from Bedford station