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Whipsnade & Codling Bank from Robertson Corner

Region - Chilterns

County/Area - Bedfordshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 4.3 miles / 7 km

Ascent - 400 feet / 121 metres

Grade - easy

Start - OS grid reference TL008197
Lat 51.866782 // Long -0.537447
Postcode LU6 2GY (approx. location only)
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Route Outline

The start of this Bedfordshire walk is the car park on the west side of Robertson Corner (grid ref. TL008197). After parking walk south following the waymarked bridleway (Icknield Way Trail). Continue on the bridleway through meadowland to reach a gate (grid ref. SP999185). Turn left staying with the Icknield Way Trail following a sunken lane. Directly after a house (grid ref. TL005180), turn left through a gap in the fence. You are still on the Icknield Way Trail. Go through a kissing gate, walk through the field with the fence on your right to the next gate. This leads into a meadow around the Tree Cathedral. Bear slightly right with the Tree Cathedral to your left and continue walking to the Tree Cathedral car park. Go through the car park to reach a road (grid ref. TL010180).

GPS Files - Notes

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Other walks nearby

Walk 2316 Dunstable Downs Circular - easy - 4.0 miles/6.5 km

Walk 3089 Dunstable Downs & Totternhoe from Robertson Corner - easy/mod - 8.8 miles/14.3 km

Walk 3124 Five Knolls & Totternhoe from Robertson Corner - easy/mod - 6.0 miles/9.8 km

Walk 3409 The Three Counties Tops - mod/hard - 17.0 miles/27.6 km

Walk 1833 Great Gaddesden from Jockey End - easy - 5.2 miles/8.5 km

Further Information

Stay Safe

Do enjoy yourself when out walking and choose a route that is within your capabilities especially with regard to navigation.

Do turn back if the weather deteriorates especially in winter or when visibility is poor.

Do wear the right clothing for the anticipated weather conditions. If the weather is likely to change for the worse make sure you have enough extra clothing in your pack.

Do tell someone where you are planning to walk especially in areas that see few other walkers.

Do take maps and other navigational aids. Do not rely on mobile devices in areas where reception is poor. Take spare batteries especially in cold weather.

Do check the weather forecast before leaving. The Met Office has a number of forecasts for walkers that identify specific weather risks.


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