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Shelton & Yelden from Upper Dean
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Photo from the walk - Shelton & Yelden from Upper Dean

County/Area - Bedfordshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km

Ascent - 300 feet / 91 metres

Grade - easy/mod

A Bedfordshire walk exploring a quiet corner of this county with thatched cottages and quiet rural footpaths. The start is the village of Upper Dean with its fine parish church. The route continues to pass Shelton Hall, explore the remains of a Motte and Bailey Castle at Yelden before passing through Melchbourne. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

Walk Description  Map showing start

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