Step back in time! Join us for a walk to the historical market town of Olney with its Victorian-themed Christmas market.
Meet in front of the Main Reception Depart at 11am Return: circa 16.30 hours Total walk length: circa 2 km (1miles) Surface: muddy at river meadows walking to Olney, then tarmac. Cost: £5 members, £8 non-members.
After a short taxi ride, about 15km north from Cranfield University, this walk will take us across the fields from the quintessential English village of Clifton Reynes, popular with walkers, to the market town of Olney. We will pass Olney river meadows of the River Great Ouse and beautiful St Peter and St Paul church.
Olney Christmas Market: On 4th December the annual ‘Dickens of a Christmas’ market will take place in Olney; with market traders dressed in Victorian clothes and stalls offering everything from gifts, holly wreaths and wrapping to delicious mulled wine and hot chocolate. Learn more on Olney’ town council’s website.
For history of the market town of Olney, click here.