GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Bedford Purlieus National Nature Reserve

2 miles (3.5 km)

These splendid ancient woods near Peterborough have miles of woodland walking trails to try. The area is a hidden gem with 520 acres of ancient woodland to explore. The extensive flora includesbeech, birch, field maple,bluebells, primroses, celandines, violets and wood anemones, wild strawberries and garlic. There's also lots of wildlife to look out for including deer, cuckoo, foxes, red kites and buzzards. The woods contains more plant and insect species than most other woods in this country.
Bedford Purlieus is located just to the west of the lovely riverside village of Wansford. The Nene Way long distance footpath runs through the village so you could pick this up to extend your walk.

Bedford Purlieus National Nature Reserve Postcode

PE8 6PB - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Bedford Purlieus National Nature Reserve OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Bedford Purlieus National Nature Reserve Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby

GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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