Greensand Ridge Walk follows a ridge of greensand which rises from the clay vales on either side. The 40 mile/ 64 km walk begins in Leighton Buzzard and finishes in Gamlingay, passing through Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Cambridgeshire.
The route has been split into five sections. Bedfordshire County Council has leaflets which can be printed from a dedicated website or you can pick one up at Harold-Odell country park. These are the sections (OS Explorer maps 192, 193 and 208.)
Leighton Buzzard to Woburn 8.5 miles /13km
Woburn to Ampthill 10 miles / 15.5km
Ampthill to Haynes 8.8 miles / 13.5km
Haynes to Sandy 7.5 miles / 11.5km
Sandy to Gamlingay 5.3 miles / 8.5km
As well as maps of the walk, the website can get details of transport links and other information to help you walk the route.
Address and contact details:
The Greensand Trust,
The Forest Office,
Haynes West End,
Bedfordshire, MK45 3QT