Wrest Park, Silsoe and surrounding villages

Event Details

  • Start Date Saturday, 11th of May 2024
  • End Date Saturday, 11th of May 2024
  • Start/End Time 11:00 - 16:30
  • Near Bedford, Central Bedfordshire
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  • Approx Distance 11 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 and warm, waterproof clothing are essential.

This is a 11 mile circular walk from historical Wrest Park, Silsoe to the surrounding villages of Higher Gobian; Aspley End; Shillington; Meppershall and Gravenhurst.

This is rural Bedfordshire showcasing farmland; villages; churches and rolling hills.

You may feel you are in another decade !!!!!

Optional pub stop at end.

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NB: If anyone if wishing to visit Wrest Park, only - English Heritage (not part of GOC event)

Prices start from £16.00 (check website for concessions)

Garden-loving individuals can visit Wrest Park's magnificent 90-acre gardens, taking in the delightful statues, woodland and lakes. The grounds were developed over more than three centuries by the aristocratic de Grey family and bear the imprint of Capability Brown.

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