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Cycle Route

Village - Marston Moretaine

Village - Marston Moretaine


This scenic trail allows you to enjoy a leisurely cycle ride that is suitable for all standards of cyclists. Following this trail takes you out and about the villages and hamlets of North Bedfordshire.

Suggested Start / Finish point: Marston Vale Forest Centre Start Nat GR: TL004416.

How to get there by car/Parking: The Forest Centre is well signposted just off the A421 at Marston Moretaine and only 5 minutes from J13 off the M1. From the M1 Motorway head towards Bedford and turn right at the first roundabout. A quick left-and-right, and you'll find us down on the left. Parking is available at the Forest Centre. The Car Park is free and open to the public from 10am - 4pm in winter or until 6pm in summer.

Cycle Route: Marston Moretaine-Lower Shelton-Wootton Green-Wootton-Hall End-Wood End-Kempston West End-Stagsden West End-Astwood-Bourne End-Upper Shelton

Access: Stile-free

Miles: 23


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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