The Ramblers Association

Milton Keynes & District Group

 

Reminder

Please follow any instructions or requests by the walk leader before and during the walk.

Enjoy the walk and continue to observe government and Ramblers advice.


 

Walks Programme

Link to Meeting Point Map Nearest PostCode what3words   
Sun 14 April
10:00am11 miles circular: Stony Stratford, North Bucks Way and Grand Union canal
The route will be along the Buckingham Arm of the Grand Union Canal to Cosgrove Lock (some mud), along the Canal to the Wolverton where we will join the North Bucks Way to Abbey Hill (redways). We will then head to Bradwell Abbey and North Loughton Valley Park (redways) and on to the Grand Union Canal towpath (some mud). We will finish via Wolverton Park and the edge of Stony Stratford Nature Reserve (some mud).

We will have a morning and a lunch break, so bring food and drink. No dogs.

Where: Ostlers Lane car park, Stony Stratford

07709 632247
Sun 21 April
10:00am4½ miles circular: Campbell Park & Willen Lake
Lovely walk from canal up through Campbell Park to its high spot at the Light Pyramid, then walk down to Willen Lake, along the North Lake edge to another high spot above the Pagoda and Labyrinth to enjoy the view. After a break we will walk across the bridge to Camphill, along the canal and back to the car park.  Meet in the car park by the canal, opposite Campbell Park Cricket Pavilion, Green Lane Roundabout, Overgate, MK9 4AD. Bring refreshments as required.  Jan K

07810 826304
Wed 01 May
18:45pm5 miles circular: North Crawley circular walk
5 mile circular walk round North Crawley through fields. Meet in car park in front of St Firmins church on the High Street alternative parking on the road or behind the shop at the institute.

Where: Car park in front of St Firmins Church, High Street, North Crawley

07909 874605
Wed 08 May
18:45pm4½ miles circular: Campbell Park & Willen Lake
Lovely walk from  car park by canal up through Campbell Park to its high spot at the Light Pyramid, then walk back and along the canal, past Camphill to another high spot above the Pagoda and Labyrinth then down to the Lake.  Stop for refreshments at The Lakeside pub/restaurant before heading back to the car park along Remembrance Avenue.  Meet me in the car park by the canal, opposite Campbell Park Cricket Pavilion, Green Lane Roundabout, Overgate, MK9 4AD    Jan K

07810 826304
Sun 12 May
10:00am8 miles circular: Woburn Sands and Wavendon
Meet at Aspley Guise Recreation Ground for an 8 mile circular walk. The walk is through woods, across sandy heathland and along field edges. It's likely to be very muddy. Please bring refreshments as required.

07941 235776
Sun 19 May
10:00am9¼ miles circular: Beautiful circular walk. Calverton, Stony Stratford, Passenham.
Join us on this beautiful 9 miles circular walk that includes the historic market town of Stony Stratford. 

Park in Calverton Road Car Park, Calverton Road, Stony Stratford, Milton Keynes, MK11 1YT.

What3words:  cute.solve.commit
Grid reference:  SP787386

Bring packed lunch.

Additional Details: Easy walking.

07531 728687
Wed 22 May
18:45pm5 miles circular: Furzton Lake, Emerson Valley, Howe Park Wood & Shenley Brook End
5 mile circular walk on well maintained paths. As we set off around Furzton Lake we will pass life sized animatronic dinosaurs which may roar at us! We head along the brook through the parkland of Emerson Valley as far as the path that takes us up to Howe Park Wood. After skirting the perimeter of the wood we head across to Westcroft District Centre before taking the path back through the old village of Shenley Brook End and finally to the Old Beams pub in Shenley Lodge which is just minutes from the start point.

Additional Details: Park in the car park in front of Caroline Haslett Primary School, Faraday Drive, Shenley Lodge, MK5 7DF. 

07729 911061
Wed 29 May
18:45pm4½ miles circular: Great Linford and Tongwell Lake
4.5 mile circular walk round Great Linford and Tongwell Lake

we will walk from Giffard Park to the canal at Great Linford and along to Stonepit Field. Then we go through the Manor grounds and paths in the village and local parkland to Tongwell lake. The actual route will depend on path conditions at the time. After a part circuit of the lake we will walk back to our starting point where we can go to Giffard Park pub for refreshments.

Where: Giffard Park Local Centre

07799 785265
Sun 02 June
09:30am10 miles circular: Aynho, Souldern, Croughton (car share from MK available)
Join us for a beautiful walk that straddles the Northamptonshire / Oxfordshire county boundary and includes the charming villages of Souldern, Croughton and Aynho.

Car share available at 9:30 am and walk starts at 10:15 am

Where: Layby on B4100 Banbury Road, 1/4 mile north west of Aynho.

Additional Details: For shared lifts to Aynho and start of walk, meet at 9:30am in large car park adjacent to:

The Clock Tower pub
2 White Horse Drive
Emerson Valley
Milton Keynes, MK4 2AS

What3words   ///stoops.ruffling.intersect

Bring packed lunch.

07531 728687
Sun 16 June
10:30am4½ miles circular: Loughton Valley with Bucks Vision Walking Group
Joint walk with Bucks Vision Walking Group. A 4-5 mile circular walk including The Teardrop Lakes, Loughton Valley Park and Lodge Lake.
Meet in car park at The Pavilion, Linceslade Grove, Loughton MK5 8DL. Please note later start time for Ramblers.  Refreshments in The Grumpy Cook Cafe at end if you wish to join me. Jan K

07810 826304
Thu 20 June
18:45pm5 miles circular: Great Linford/Oakridge walk
5 mile walk from The Giffard Park pub. Walking to Great Linford, through Linford Manor Park to Stonepit field, Oakridge to Black Horse pub then back to The Giffard where you are welcome to join us for refreshments.

Where: The Giffard Park pub

07377 412244
* Registered Assistance Dogs are allowed to walk with their owners in accordance with the Disability Equality Act (2010).
If you wish to bring an assistance dog, please contact the leader beforehand to check for any difficulties with the route.

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