Great Barford-Bedford walk..& shopping! (Sun 27-10-13)

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Enjoy this leisurely walk along the River Great Ouse from the village of Great Barford (famous for its medieval bridge) to Goldington Road, Bedford.

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Along the way we will stop for lunch at the Danish Camp  – described as Bedfordshire’s best kept secret,

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followed by a look at the historical Willington Dovecote and stables managed by the National Trust. The walk will finish at the Go Outdoors store in Bedford for some afternoon shopping. Perfect if you like to try on some new hiking boots or waterproof clothing.

Activity date:
 Sunday 27th October 2013
Meeting point:
 The Café Bookshop (Cranfield University)
Departing time from Cranfield:
 10:30
Arriving time to Cranfield (approx):
 17:00
Walk length (Km):
 8 Km (5 miles)
Club members only?:
 No
Sign up at:
walking@cranfield.ac.uk with “ALEX-GREAT BARFORD in title
Sign-up deadline:
 Friday 25th October @ 1pm (this is absolute as we need to order transport)
Price:
£6 members, £8 non-members
Meal provided?:
 We will stop for lunch at the Danish Camp. You can either buy something there or bring a packed lunch
Gear:
Comfortable clothes and footwear, better hiking boots because the path may be muddy, and waterproof clothing (get used to it; Welcome to England!!). Always carry some water with you.
Other information:
 The final stop on this walk will be at the Go Outdoors store in Bedford where we can get 10% discount on hiking gear.

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