A lovely walk along the River Great Ouse followed by a stop at a local outdoor shop – perfect for those needing to do some shopping before the upcoming weekend trip to Snowdonia National Park!
Meet in front of the Main Reception Depart at 12 noon
Total walk length: circa 8 km (5 miles) Return: circa 18:00 hours Refreshment stop at Danish Camp cafe Please note that the weather forecast is sunny – but coming prepared is advisable. Surface mostly suitable for trainers.
Cost: £7 for members of Cranfield University’s walking society, non-members £10
Book your place at the Cranfield Students’ Association’s office, 1st floor Show you membership card to claim a discounted rate when booking a place. Have a look at this website on the day of the walk to see if there’s an update.
Photos from our last walks.Would you like more info about this walk? See our previous posts on outdoor shopping and a trip to Great Barford.
We are going to start the walk in the village of Great Barford, famous for its medieval bridge. Break at Danish Camp – described as Bedfordshire’s best kept secret (we might spot a European eagle owl there), followed by a stop to admire the magnificent historical Dovecote and stables managed by National Trust. The walk will finish at Go Outdoors store at Goldington Road, Bedford, for some afternoon shopping. Perfect if you like to try on new walking boots or get a new base layer!