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Between Beeston and Old Warden
Introduction to Walk 2714

Photo from the walk - Between Beeston and Old Warden

County/Area - Bedfordshire

Author - Donald Morton

Length - 11.5 miles / 18.7 km

Ascent - 250 feet / 76 metres

Time - 6 hours 0 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

This is a thoroughly enjoyable walk with lots of variety, all on the more elevated parts of Bedfordshire. The fields are open so there are plenty of views, but there are stretches of woodland, three interesting villages and plenty of wildlife. It is no more than a guess, but I would think keen bird watchers might find it worthwhile to tote field glasses. At worst it will give them a closer look at the aerobatics over Biggleswade airfield. Pubs are still available for refreshment at Northill and Old Warden but not at Beeston or Upper Caldecote (which once had five! ) A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

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