Campton & Chicksands


 

 

Walk 1 - 1¾ mile Circular Walk via Campton Plantation

 


  Starting at All Saints' Church, head up Rectory Road. On your left you will pass the drive to the Manor, on the right the old Rectory then the entrance to the Recreation ground and Campton Lower School. You will then pass 'the Glebe' (open pasture land) on your right, where cattle are usually grazing.
Continue along Rectory Road, and round a sharp right-hand bend into Priory Road. When you reach the A507, cross the road and enter the woods to the right of Chicksands entrance. There are some magnificent, oak, ash, beeech and sweet chesnut trees here, deer and squirrels can also be seen.
Follow the arrowed path through the woods, at the fork in the path continue straight on. This track will enventually lead you to 'East Lodge School' situated on the A507(A600) roundabout. Cross the road and head towards Shefford.On your right you will see the cemetery.
There is a footpath leading down the edge of the cemetery, walk along this to the end, cross the road and follow the path/cylcle way under the by-pass. Continue along Greenway past 'Cherry Orchard' cottage on your left and 'The Post House' on your right until you reach the Church..  
   

 


Shefford, Bedfordhire, UK (map)

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