GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Icknield Way Path

110 miles (177 km)

The Icknield Way Path starts at Ivinghoe Beacon in Buckinghamshire and heads to Knettishall Heath in Suffolk along prehistoric pathways. There's fantastic views as you climb through the hills of the Chilterns AONB. There's also a series of lovely nature reserves and country parks to enjoy on the way.
Highlights on the walk include the Cam Valley views from Royston Heath, the lovely Dunstable Downs Country Park and the splendid Whipsnade Tree Cathedral.

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Icknield Way Path OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Icknield Way Path Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

In Wendover Woods you could stop off at the new on site Wendover Woods Cafe, located right next to the main car park, about half a mile north of the path. There's lots of tables outside where you can enjoy a meal with great views of the trees. It's a lovely spot to take the weight of your feet.They serve a wide range of tasty hot and cold locally sourced food (including daily specials), delicious cakes and freshly baked pastries, as well as a range of hot and cold Fairtrade drinks. Just to the north of the cafe there's a bookable BBQ area if you fancy bringing along your own food to cook. Just email for more info.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby


The Icknield Way in Spring - - 72414

The Icknield Way in Spring. The Icknield Way as it passes along the edge of Dunstable Downs. Photo taken looking north east.

Upper Icknield Way - - 581346

Upper Icknield Way Adopted by the Ridgeway National Trail as it passes next to the town of Princes Risborough.

Icknield Way, Lewknor

Icknield Way by Hill Farm, Lewknor Icknield way runs below the Chilterns' Scarp, and forms part of The Ridgeway Long Distance Path.

Two walkers on the Icknield Way - - 757921

Two walkers on the Icknield Way In the background is the Chilterns Gateway visitor centre - for those who like their country views with a roof and a cappuccino.

GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

Icknield Way Path.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>'Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Share>Save to Files)