Local Walks

Set half way along the Greensand Ridge walking route, Clophill is a beautiful area to explore and we have several themed walking routes that you can enjoy at your leisure.  Click on the pictures below to download a PDF of the walk - and remember you can always pop in to our reception at The Eco Lodges and pick up printed copies or email us for a copy: Info@ClophillEcoLodges.co.uk

Bedfordshire Geology Group have created a GeoTrail that you can download direct from their website, click HERE

We also run Guided Walk Events throughout the year - see our events page for more information.

Spring Flower Identification Walk - by Kate Gardner


Let me introduce myself – I’m Kate Gardner, one of the Trustees of Clophill Heritage Trust, Spotlight gardening writer and lover of wild plants and flowers.   I was lucky to grow up in the Bedfordshire countryside with Grandparents who knew lots about the wild plants and their various medicinal and edible uses, so whenever we went out on a walk they were forever telling me about the plants that we came across. 

Now is a good time to be spotting lots of our native plants as they start to spring into life and as we are limited currently to only exercising in our local area, I thought it would be a good time to pass on some of that knowledge to you. 

Over the next few weeks I will be compiling a number of these sheets which you can take with you on your walks around the village.  All of these plants are growing within a mile of Clophill Old Church so enjoy spotting them on your walks.

DOWNLOAD: Spring Flower Identification One - CLICK HERE

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There are also a range of Discovery walks around the village of Clophill the range in length from a mile to 8 miles.  Click on the image below to download the route.

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The famous Greensand Ridge Walk is split into 5 stages - you can download them all here: 

PART 1 - Leighton Buzzard to Woburn

PART 2 - Woburn to Ampthill

PART 3 - Ampthill to Haynes

PART 4 - Haynes to Sandy

PART 5 - Sandy to Gamlingay

Click on the map of Greensand Country below to download a PDF version.

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