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 19
October
Roadshow
The day is absolutely free for members and volunteers to attend and provides an opportunity to learn new skills or brush up your knowledge in workshops such as Rights of Way, navigation, first aid, walk leadership and treasurer training. It’s also a great opportunity to meet with other groups and volunteers and to share ideas. Lunch and refreshments will be provided and volunteers are able to claim reasonable travel expenses. You can book free tickets and view the full programme on their event booking page: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/ramblers-roadshow-northamptonshire-tickets-60366808750
Sun 20
October
10:00am10½ mile circular
Meet at 10:00am by St. Firmins Church, North Crawley (GR SP927447) for a 10½ mile circular walk. Bring refreshments as required.
07941 235776
Sun 27
October
2:00amBritish Summer Time Ends
End of British Summer Time: Don't forget, the clocks move back.
Sun 27
October
9:30am12 mile circular
Meet at 9:30 am on the green by The Knoll / High Street in Sherrington (GR SP888464) [nearest postcode MK16 9NZ], for a 12 mile circular walk via Tyringham and North Crawley. Bring lunch / drinks as required. Could be muddy if wet. No dogs please.
07887 515965
Sun 3
November
10:15am5.2 mile circular
An(other) opportunity to visit the Gyosei Art Trail exhibits - 5.2 miles.
Everyone is very welcome to come to the AGM, which starts at 2pm. Please bring a picnic lunch to eat at Great Linford Memorial Hall after the walk. Teas and coffees will be provided.
07941 235776
Sat 9
November
10:00am6 mile circular
Meet at 10:00am at Harrold Odell Country Park, MK43 7DS (GR SP956566) for a 6 mile walk. A £1 donation is requested for the car park. Please bring food if you would like to stay for a picnic lunch afterwards, or you can use the cafe which serves good food. There is the option of an additional 1½ mile walk around the lake for those that want to.
07786 847295
Sun 10
November
10:00am9-11 mile circular
Meet by Saint Peter & Saint Paul Church in Court Road, Cranfield MK43 0DR (GR SP956420) for a 9‑11 mile walk (depending on conditions underfoot) via Lidlington and Lower Shelton. Lunch stop at Marston Forest Park Centre, bring refreshments as required, no dogs please.
01908 583374
Sat 16
November
10:00am10 mile circular
Castlethorpe - 10 mile circular walk. Meet 10:00am in High Street, park considerately. (GR SP798444) [nearest post code MK19 7EL] Bring refreshments as required.
07733 318593
Sun 17
November
10:00am10 mile circular
Meet in Lavenden on the High Street by St Michael's Church (GR SP916537) for 10 mile walk via Cold Brayfield and Newton Blossomville. Bring packed lunch.
07751 825401
Sat 23
November
9:30am10 mile circular
10 mile circular walk through the beautiful villages of Ludgershall, Brill and Piddington. Meet 9:30am at the large car park adjacent to The Clock Tower, Emerson Valley, Milton Keynes (GR SP846343) [nearest post code MK4 2AJ] for shared lifts to The Old School, Church Lane, Ludgershall, Aylesbury Vale, HP18 9NU near to Church of St Mary the Virgin (GR SP660172). Walk will start from Church Lane at c 10:15am. Bring packed lunch.
07531 728687
Sat 30
November
10:00am6-7 mile circular
Meet Stagsden Church for 6-7 mile circular walk. Tea room nearby for light lunch. (GR SP983491) [nearest post code MK43 8SQ].
07799 785265
(Text preferred)
Sun 8
December
10:00am6 mile circular
Meet at the car park in Park Street, Woburn MK17 9QZ [opposite St Mary's Church] (GR SP950331) for a 6 mile circular walk. This is "Maisie's Way", Walk 1 of 6 circular routes centred on Woburn. Varied terrain with good views to the south of Woburn. Bring refreshments as required.
07595 249057
Sun 15
December
10:00am6 mile circular - Christmas walk
Meet at 10:00 am Great Brickhill Cricket Club car park, Horsepond, MK17 9BA (GR SP903306) for a 6 mile walk. Bring drinks as required, mulled wine and stollen will be provided at the break. Could be muddy if wet. No dogs please.
Following the walk at 1:00pm, there will be a buffet lunch provided to celebrate our Groups 30th Anniversary. We will be able to share stories as anecdotes from our past walks and events. Full information will be sent in an email nearer the time so as to gather numbers interested.
07887 515965
Thu 26
December
10:00am9½ mile circular
9½ mile circular walk. Furzton Lake, Teardrop Lakes, Shenley Wood, North Bucks Way, Howe Park Wood, Tattenhoe Valley Park. Walk starts from public car park, north east side of Furzton Lake, off V4 Watling Street, (GR SP851359) [nearest postcode MK5 8AA]. The Triple Star Head sculpture shaped like a comet with its tail erupting from the earth overlooks this car park. Bring packed lunch.
07531 728687
Sun 5
January
10:00am11 mile circular
11 mile circular walk in Milton Keynes. Great Linford Park, Manor Park, Stanton Low Park, Loughton Valley Park, Campbell Park. Walk starts from public car park, end of Willen Lane, Great Linford, Milton Keynes, MK14 5BB (GR SP860416). Bring packed lunch.
07531 728687
Sun 12
January
10:00am3 to 4 mile circular
Meet outside the library on Woburn Sands High Street (GR SP929356) [nearest post code MK17 8SD] for a 3 to 4 mile circular walk. This is aimed at beginners or returners to walking and will be taken at an easy pace. Feel free to ask questions about the Ramblers organisation or any aspect of walking. Parking is available on the High Street or car parks via Russell Street or behind the library. Bring refreshments as required. Please see http://www.mkramblers.org.uk/newwalkers.htm
07595 249057
Sat 18
January
10:00am6 mile circular
A scenic, undulating 6 mile circular walk crossing Pitcott and Woad Hills with great views of over 15 miles on a good day. Start at John Schorne's Well, Schorne Lane, North Marston MK18 3PJ (GR SP776225). Parking is limited on residential streets so please car share where possible, park with your usual consideration and allow yourself plenty of time. Break at Quainton where there is a cafe and a pub, or bring your own drink and snack. Approximately 12 stiles. No dogs please because of livestock.
07708 925063
Sun 19
January
10:00am6 mile circular
Meet 10:00am Woolstone Park Car Park postcode MK15 0AB (GR SP874390) for circular walk of about 6 mile by waterways and green spaces of Woughton & Simpson. Pub nearby for lunch afterwards.
07799 785265
(Text preferred)
Sat 25
January
10:00am9½ mile circular
9½ mile circular walk. Stewkley, Drayton Parslow, Mursley, Swanbourne. Walk starts from Stewkley Recreation Ground, Soulbury Road, Stewkley, Leighton Buzzard, LU7 0HQ (GR SP853260). Bring packed lunch.
07531 728687
Sun 26
January
9:30am7 + 3½ mile circular
7 + 3½ mile figure of eight. Circular. Meet 9:30am at Caldecotte Windmill car park (GR SP887355) [nearest post code MK7 8HP] for lifts to Wendover, or meet us at Wendover Library car park HP22 6DX, (GR SP868077). The morning walk will start at approximately 10:15am moderately hilly; a 7 mile circular walk via Wendover Woods, afternoon walk will also start from Wendover Library car park at approximately 1:30pm moderately hilly a 3½ mile circular walk via Coombe Hill. We should get some views of Chequers and the Aylesbury Vale, weather permitting. Bring refreshments as required.
07736 516418
Sat 1
February
2:00pmArea AGM
Area AGM, Great Missenden Memorial Centre.
* 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.

The Ramblers Association is a company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales. Company registration number: 4458492.
Registered Charity in England and Wales number: 1093577, registered charity in Scotland number: SC039799.
Registered office: 2nd floor, Camelford House, 87-90 Albert Embankment, London SE1 7TW.