Bedford Park Walks
Enjoy an easy stroll around this pretty park near the centre of Bedford. The park contains some nice mature woodland and a pretty lake with a fountain and ducks and swans. There is also a very good cafe.
The John Bunyan Trail runs through the park so you could pick this up to extend your walk.
Priory Country Park is located just to the east of the town centre. There's nice cycling and walking trails around the pretty lakes to enjoy here.
PostcodeMK40 2JZ - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations
Bedford Park Ordnance Survey Map - view and print off detailed OS map
Bedford Park Open Street Map - view and print off detailed map
Bedford Park OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking
Bedford Park Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking
Walks near Bedford
- John Bunyan Trail - Follow in the footsteps of John Bunyan, the Puritan Evangelist and author of the book 'Pilgrim's Progress'
- Stevington - This route uses sections of the John Bunyan Trail and the Ouse Valley Way to create a circular walk around the Bedfordshire village of Stevington.
- Ouse Valley Way - Follow the River Great Ouse from the source at Brackley, Northamptonshire, to the mouth at The Wash at King's Lynn
- Harrold Odell Country Park - This park has two pretty lakes set in 144 acres of country park
- Priory Country Park - Explore 360 acres of lakes, meadows and woodland, in this park situated on the river Great Ouse in Bedford
- Bedford to Sandy - This lovely route follows National Cycle routes 12 and 51 and the Bedford to Sandy Country Way - an off road path perfect for walking or cycling
- Bromham - This walk explores Bromham Park and the Bromham Mill Nature Reserve on the eastern side of this pretty Bedfordshire based village
- Sharnbrook - This pretty Bedfordshire village has some pleasant riverside trails, a Norman church and a local nature reserve to explore
Further Information and Other Local Ideas
Just to the north west of the town you can pick up the circular Stevington Country Walk. This uses sections of the John Bunyan Trail and the Ouse Valley Way to visit the restored Stevington Windmill and the villages of Oakley and Pavenham.
For more walking ideas in the area see the Bedfordshire Walks page.