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

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Wed 12 June
18:45pm5 miles circular: Shenley Wood, Whaddon, Oakhill Wood.
Meet at Merlewood Drive, Shenley Wood for a 5 mile walk via Whaddon and Oakhill Wood.

One very muddy section - walking boots recommended!

07941 235776
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
Wed 19 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
Sun 23 June
10:00am8 miles circular: The Three Locks, Stockgrove and Rushmere Country Parks
Join us as we observe narrow boats manoeuvring the Three Locks whilst we walk a short distance along the tow path of the Grand Union Canal before heading off up past Paper Mill Farm and Alders Farm to Oak Wood. We then follow the Greensand Ridgeway Walk until turning into Stockgrove Country Park where there are toilet facilities. We carry on to Rushmere Country Park for our lunch stop. The route back to the cars follows the GRW, before a final stretch along the canal. 

Where: The Three Locks Car Park

Additional Details: Please bring a packed lunch. There is the opportunity for a drink at the The Three Locks pub at the end of the walk. 

07729 911061
Wed 26 June
18:45pm5 miles circular: Redhouse Park Art Trail and Gt Linford Park Arboretum
From Gt Linford Park we will walk across to Redhouse Park housing estate where we will follow the ROCLA Art Trail to discover some intricate sculptures inspired by local nature including giant Three Leaf Sculpture, a 500 year old oak root carving and a heron made from two shopping trolleys. We will then walk back to the GL Park to walk through the Arboretum, up to the High Street.  For those who wish to we will finish with a drink at The Nags Head, a traditional old English pub.

Meet in Gt Linford Memorial Hall Car Park, Marsh Drive, MK14 5HH

Where: Memorial Hall car park is off Marsh Drive in Gt Linford

07810 826304
Sun 30 June
10:00am6 miles circular: Farmland walk around Wicken and Lechampstead
Meet in the car park of Wicken Sports and Social Club for a walk through beautiful farmland and the village of Lechampstead.

Optional pub stop in Wicken at end of walk.

07850 129005
Wed 17 July
19:00pm5¼ miles circular: The Prince Albert, Bradwell village
5 miles circular walk starting at The Prince Albert, 11 – 17 Vicarage Road, Bradwell, Milton Keynes, MK13 9AG. The landlord has given kind permission for us to use the pub car park. Points of interest include Bradwell Motte, Bradwell Abbey, Concrete Cows, Wolverton Secret Garden, Wolverton Park, Bradwell Windmill, Grafton Street Aqueduct, Roman villa at Bancroft.

Where: Car park of The Prince Albert pub 11 - 17 Vicarage Road Bradwell village Milton Keynes MK13 9AG

07531 728687
Sun 28 July
10:00am8 miles circular: Shenley Wood
Join us for a beautiful 8 miles circular walk. Shenley Wood, North Bucks Way, Whaddon, Kingsmead Spinney, Howe Park Wood, Shenley Brook End, Westbury Farm Arts Centre. 
Meet at the large car park, Merlewood Drive, opposite the school

07531 728687
Sun 04 August
10:00am10½ miles circular: Lavendon, Cold Brayfield and Newton Blossomville
A beautiful walk in the countryside on the North Bucks/Northamptonshire border. We walk along well maintained farm tracks and field boundaries, across parkland and through woods. 

The lunch stop is at the church in the picturesque village of Newton Blossomville. As we leave the village we pass a loophole constructed in a stone wall in 1940 for use by members of the home guard in case of invasion by Hitler’s armies. 

 

Where: Meet on the High Street, Lavendon by St Michael’s Church. Please park considerately in the village.

Additional Details: Please bring a packed lunch. At the end of the walk there is the opportunity to buy ice creams and cold drinks from the village store. 

07751 825401
* 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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