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How to get there

You can access Priory Country Park easily by car and public transport.

  • Public transport - You can get buses to the roads surrounding the Park (click here for timetables) and you can walk from Bedford train station, though it will take just under an hour (click here for timetables).
  • Car - Follow the A421 or A6 to Bedford.

Start/finish points

Priory Country Park, Barkers Lane, Bedford MK41 9DJ


24 miles


Surface types – Varied, ranging from hard and firm with no stones, to tarmac.

Linear gradient – Steepest gradient is 1:9 to the north of Warden Street and between 1:10 and 1:16 at various points.

Barriers – Kissing gate with a restriction of 1000mm as you leave Priory Country Park.

Pit stops/points of interest

There are many pubs and restaurants to choose from on this route - some are listed below.

Public toilets and picnic tables are available at Priory Country Park.

The Crown, Willington

Danish Camp, Willington

The Kings Arms, Cardington

The Black Horse, Ireland

Southill Tearooms

The White Horse, Southill

The Hare and Hounds, Old Warden

The Crown, Northill

The Guinea, Moggerhanger

Blunham Fish Bar

The Horseshoes, Blunham

Golden Cross, Great Barford

Priory Marina