The Ramblers Association

Milton Keynes & District Group

 

Walks Programme

Link to Meeting Point Map Nearest PostCode Link to Walk Leader's Notes
Please arrive 10 minutes before the published time to allow for changing footwear or organising car sharing.
Non-members are welcome to join us for 2 or 3 walks before joining the Ramblers.
Sat 23
September
9:30am9 mile circular
9 miles circular walk through villages on Oxfordshire – Northamptonshire border (Chipping Warden, Edgcote, Wardington, Williamscot, Cropredy). Walk starts from Church of St Peter and St Paul, Chipping Warden at approximately 10:30am. Meet at 9:30am at large car park adjacent to The Clock Tower, Emerson Valley, Milton Keynes (GR SP846343) [nearest post code MK4 2AJ] for shared lifts to Mill Lane, Chipping Warden, Northants, OX17 1JY (GR SP499485). Bring packed lunch.
07729 911061
Wed 4
October
10:00am10 mile circular
Meet at 10:00am in Olney Road, Lavendon MK46 4EU for a 10 mile circular walk via Newton Blossomville and Lavendon Mill. Bring packed lunch. No dogs.
07709 632247
Sat 7
October
10:00am10 mile circular
Meet outside St Michaels Parish Church, High Street, Lavenden (GR SP916537) [nearest postcode MK46 4JD] for a 10 mile circular walk via Cold Brayfield and Newton Blossomville. Bring packed lunch.
01908 612412
Sun 8
October
9:30am12 mile linear
Milton Keynes Boundary Walk - Part 1: A 12 mile linear walk from Stony Stratford to Salcey Forest, via the Iron Trunk, Cosgrove and Long Street. Meet at 9:30am in the Salcey Forest car park (GR SP811509) at the B526 end of the forest. Half empty cars essential. Bring packed lunch. No dogs.
07709 632247
Sat 14
October
10:30am8½ mile circular
8½ mile circular walk through Leicestershire countryside stopping for lunch at Foxton Locks. Walk starts at 10:30am at King’s Head, Main Street, Smeeton Westerby, Leics, LE8 0QJ (GR SP679929). Meet 9:15am at Ostlers Lane, Stony Stratford, Milton Keynes, MK11 1PW (GR SP788408) for shared lifts. Bring packed lunch.
07531 728687
Sun 15
October
10:00am8¼ mile circular
Meet at the car park in Harold Odell Country Park - OS Explorer Map 208 (GR SP957566) - for an 8¼ mile circular walk going via Pavenham. Bring refreshments as required.
07850 129005
Wed 18
October
10:00am9 mile circular
Meet at 10:00am at the lay-by on the A428, just before the bridge over the River Great Ouse at Turvey [nearest postcode MK43 8ER] for a 9 mile circular walk via Petsoe Manor, Clifton Reynes and Newton Blossomville. Bring packed lunch. No dogs.
07709 632247
Wed 18
October
7:30pmGo Outdoors Evening
Got a question on walking equipment? An invitation from Go Outdoors, Central Retail Park, Patriot Drive, Rooksley, Milton Keynes, MK13 8PU to join them for the evening, 7.30pm for 8:00pm when they will be pleased to help with Footwear, Walking Poles, Clothing etc.. Please book your place by 30th September, email Peter at membership.secretary@mkramblers.org.uk.
07736 516418
Sat 21
October
10:00am6½ mile circular
Meet at 10:00am at Castle Ashby for a 6½ mile circular walk via Cogenhoe and Whiston village. Park at small public car park near the entrance to the Rural Shopping Yard on the junction of Home Farm Lane NN7 1LF. Or if that is full, park considerately in the village.
07817 477597
Sun 29
October
2:00amEnd of BST
End of BST at 02:00: Clocks move back.
 
Sun 29
October
10:00am12 mile circular
Meet at 10:00am at Park Street car park, Woburn, MK17 9PX (GR SP950331) for a 12 mile walk towards Potsgrove, Tebworth and Milton Bryan. Bring refreshments as needed, no dogs please.
01908 583374
Wed 1
November
10:00am10 mile circular
Meet at 10:00am at the car park in front of the Church, next to The Cock Inn, North Crawley, MK16 9LH for a 10 mile circular walk via Hardmead, Astwood and East End. Bring packed lunch. No dogs.
07709 632247
Sat 4
November
10:00am8 mile circular
Meet at 10:00am at Caldecotte Lake car park by Windmill pub, MK7 8HP, (GR SP887355) for an 8 mile walk in Ouzel Valley park and the surrounding areas. Bring refreshments as required, pub stop at the end. All welcome.
07718 424858
Sun 5
November
10:30am6 mile circular + AGM
Meet at Hawkins Close car park Stony Stratford MK11 1JL (SP789402) for a 6 mile circular walk via Calverton. Bring refreshments / lunch as necessary, it may be muddy. Lunch will be taken when we return to Stony Stratford in the York House centre prior to the AGM. No dogs please.
07887 515965
Wed 8
November
9:30am12½ mile circular
Meet at 9:30am at the car park in front of the Church, next to The Cock Inn, North Crawley, MK16 9LH for a 12½ mile circular walk via Broughton Grounds, Salford and Hulcote. Bring packed lunch. No dogs.
07709 632247
Sat 11
November
10:00am5 mile circular
A 5 mile circular walk starting at 10:00am from the Rose & Crown pub in Ridgemont MK43 0TY (GR SP978363). A varied walk which includes part of the Woburn Abbey Deer Park, surrounding farmland plus the ruins of Segenhoe church. There is the opportunity for a Pub lunch at the end for those interested. Please book your table with the Rose & Crown in advance to avoid disappointment if you wish to lunch there (tel: 01525 280245)
07807 684920
Sun 12
November
10:00am7½ mile circular
Meet in South Street, Castlethorpe near Village School and Shop for a 7½ mile circular walk. Nearest postcode MK19 7EU.
07751 825401
Sat 18
November
10:00am7 mile circular
Meet at 10:00am at the Park Street car park, Woburn, MK17 9PX (GR SP950331) for a 7 mile walk through Woburn and Potsgrove. It may be muddy!
07786 847295
Sat 25
November
10:00am9 mile circular
9 mile circular walk starting at 10:00am at Denbigh School car park, Burchard Crescent, Shenley Church End, MK5 6EX (GR SP831370). Medieval motte, ancient woodland, North Bucks Way, South Loughton Brook, Furzton Lake. Bring packed lunch.
07729 911061
Wed 29
November
9:30am12 mile circular
Meet at 9:30am at Aspley Heath car park at the top of Church Road, Woburn Sands (GR SP924344) [nearest postcode MK17 8TS] for a 12 mile circular walk via Aspley Guise, Salford and Woburn Sands. Bring packed lunch. No dogs.
07709 632247
Sat 2
December
9:00am8 mile circular
Meet 9:00am Caldecotte Arms car park, nearest post code MK7 8HP, GR SP887355) for lifts to Old Warden Village Hall free car park, Bedfordshire post code SG18 9HQ, (GR TL137437) for an 8 mile circular walk taking in villages of Northill, Ickwell and skirting Shuttleworth airfield. Optional brief halfway stop in Crown Pub, Northill, for liquid/other refreshments (log stove, real ale!) but suggest bring usual refreshments as required. Hare and Hounds pub in Old Warden a post-walk option for serious grub/drinks. (Beds Council 'Let's Go!' walk No. 2).
07970 072953
Sun 3
December
9:00am10½ mile circular
Meet 9:00am at Caldecotte Arms, Caldecotte Lake (GR SP887355) [MK7 8HP] for lifts to Dunstable Downs National Trust visitors centre (Chilterns Gateway Centre) (GR TL008194) [LU6 2GY] where parking is free for NT members, charge for non-members £2.50 at time of publication. For an approximate start of 9:45am, moderately hilly 10½ mile circular walk via Whipsnade, Kensworth, Dunstable, Caddington and Kensworth Chalk Quarry. Bring refreshments as required.
07736 516418
Sun 10
December
10:30am5-6 mile circular
Christmas Walk starting from Great Linford Memorial Hall, Marsh Drive, Great Linford MK14 5AX. A 5-6 mile circular walk around Great Linford with Stollen and wine provided during the walk. Please bring along a plate of food to be shared at the hall afterwards.
07905 379508
Wed 13
December
9:30am11½ mile circular
Meet at 9:30am at Aspley Heath car park at the top of Church Road, Woburn Sands (GR SP924344) [nearest postcode MK17 8TS] for an 11½ mile circular walk via Great Brickhill. Bring packed lunch. No dogs.
07709 632247
Wed 20
December
10:00am10½ mile circular
Meet at 10:00am in Great Brickhill. Park alongside the wall opposite Duncombe House in Lower Way MK17 9AG for a 10½ mile circular walk via Newton Leys, Newton Longville and Stoke Hammond. Bring packed lunch. No dogs.
07709 632247
Tue 26
December
10:00am10 mile circular
Meet at 10:00am at the Caldecotte Windmill car park MK7 8HP for a 10 mile walk via Brickhill Woods and the Grand Union Canal. Bring packed lunch. Will be muddy. No dogs.
07709 632247
Mon 1
January
10:00am11 mile circular
Meet at 10:00am at the Park Street car park, Woburn MK17 9PX for our 10th annual 11 mile circular pilgrimage to see the elephants, via Woburn Park, Aspley Guise and Aspley Heath. Bring packed lunch. No dogs.
07709 632247
Sun 7
January
10:00am10 mile circular
Meet 10:00am near the Red Lion pub at Finmere MK18 4BH for a 10 mile circular walk via Westbury. Bring refreshments as required.
07725 035852
Wed 10
January
9:30am11½ mile circular
Meet at 9:30am in Newton Longueville Hall car park in Whaddon Road MK17 0AT (GR SP841316) for an 11½ mile circular walk via Weasel Lane, Whaddon and Salden. Bring packed lunch. No dogs.
07709 632247
Sun 14
January
9:00am10 mile circular
Meet 9:00am at Caldecotte Arms, Caldecotte Lake (GR SP887355) [MK7 8HP] for lifts to Tring, Hastoe Lane (GR SP924109) [HP23 6AS] for an approximate start time of 9:45am. Moderately hilly 10 mile circular walk via Wigginton, Cholesbury Common and Fort and Buckland Common. Bring refreshments as required.
07736 516418
Sun 21
January
9:00am14 mile linear
Milton Keynes Boundary Walk - Part 2: A 14 mile linear walk from Salcey Forest to Lavendon, via Ravenstone and Weston Underwood. Meet at 9:00am in Olney Road, Lavendon MK46 4EU. Half empty cars essential. Bring packed lunch. No dogs. See Future Events for details of the Milton Keynes Boundary Walk.
07709 632247
Sat 27
January
9:30am11½ mile circular
11½ mile circular walk starting at 9:30 am at picnic site near medieval bridge at Thornborough just off the A421 (GR SP730331), [nearest Postcode MK18 7DX]. Thornborough, Nash, Great Horwood, Adstock. Bring packed lunch.
07531 728687
Wed 31
January
9:30am11½ mile circular
Meet at 9:30am in Calverton Road Car Park, Stony Stratford, MK11 1YT (GR SP788396) for an 11½ mile circular walk via Nash and Whaddon. Bring packed lunch. No dogs.
07709 632247
* 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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