March of the mediævals ! Dunstable Downs/Totternhoe

Event Details

  • Start Date Saturday, 9th of March 2024
  • End Date Saturday, 9th of March 2024
  • Start/End Time 11:00 - 15:30
  • Near Dunstable, Central Bedfordshire
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  • Approx Distance 9 Miles
  • TerrainModerate Walk – walk for people with country walking experience and a good level of fitness. May include some steep paths and open country, and may be at a brisk pace. Walking boots/trail shoes and clothing for the weather.

This is a figure of eight walk with numerous facts - geological, mediæval and roman. Additionally, a few unknown/forgotten facts from recent history.

This walk will be exposed in areas and it is imperative to have good  weatherproof clothing/footwear.

The first part of walk is approx. 5.5 miles to Totternhoe via the Downs which a ascent/descent is the greatest.

The second part of walk is approx 3 miles along the ridge via Whipsnade.

Any one coming from London; Bedford and Milton Keynes whom have no transport can be collected at either Luton Airport Parkway (Thameslink) or Leighton Buzzard (London North Western) - please check travel section for further details.

 

Muddy in places.

The reason for figure of eight walk gives an opportunity to leave your lunch in vehicle or visit the Cafe.

Optional Pub stop on second part of walk near end.

 

 

 

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