Update on Saturday morning 14 July: MESSAGE FROM Diane, our walk leader: I walked the route Wednesday morning and it was flooded in places because of all the rain we are having. I had two other routes in mind where we could have walked on hard surfaces, but this morning I have been out in the car to have a look and the river is up so high and over the banks in places that no way could we get through. Verdict: WALK POSTPONED until another date TBC.
Meet in front of Cafe Bookshop, Depart at 13.00hours Return back circa 17.30 hours Total walk length: circa 10 km (circa 6.5 miles) Walk leaders: Diane and Alan (School of Engineering) Please wear appropriate footwear and clothing for a walk on country footpaths – it is likely to be muddy and we may get a rain shower Bring a drink & a snack. Transport: car sharing – Please let us know whether you require transport or have available spaces in your car to offer.
Photos: Woburn Abbey walk last year. © Cranfield University Walks, 2011 – 2012.
Repeat of one of our popular walks: join us on a short drive less than 10 miles from Cranfield University to the pretty Woburn – one of the most historical towns in Bedfordshire. The walk takes us on a public footpath through the beautiful grounds of Woburn Abbey and the deer park.
UPDATE ON 12 JUNE: PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS FORECASTED FOR SATURDAY 16 JUNE THIS WALK IS BEING POSTPONED – NEW DATE TBC
Special walk through the beautiful Bedfordshire/Northamptonshire countryside, with cream teas served in Bozeat
Meet in front of Cafe Bookshop, Depart at 10.00 am Return back circa 17.00 hours Total walk length: circa 20 km (12.5 miles) Please wear appropriate footwear and clothing for a walk on country footpaths – it may be muddy. Bring a drink – refreshments provided at Bozeat Transport: car sharing – Please let us know if you have available spaces in your car to offer. Cost: £5 members, £10 non-members, drivers – free. Book your place with Glenda at CSA 1st floor.
Photos from Harrold-Bozeat-Odell walk in August 2011. © Cranfield University Walks, 2011 – 2012.
Repeat of one of our popular events from last year: join us on a circular walk that starts in the beautiful Harrold- Odell Country Park in North Bedfordshire. Walk continues through the charming village of Odell; continuing through the woods and pass the Poddington Airfield that hosted US army during the World War II and a Polish camp until 1956-7. Next entering the enchanting Forty Foot (Acre) Woods with its spectacular hide and then soon onto the fields surrounding the village of Bozeat. There we are invited into the garden of Glenda and Robert for a light lunch and some traditional English cream teas. Followed by another hour’s walk back to the village of Harrold and to the lake of Harrold-Odell Country park. Last stop – The Bell pub in Odell.