Aspley Guise Walk 1 -
Dedicated to Airmen Walk
History, Wildlife, Enjoyable Walks. The peaceful village of Aspley Guise offers opportunities to explore its distinctive landscape and interesting past. It's easily accessible by train to Aspley Guise Station requiring a short walk to the Square in the village centre where the walk starts.
The Dedicated to Airmen Walk begins at the square and takes you past the site dedicated to two airmen who died when their plane crashed there in 1941.
Parking is available in the Village Hall car park on Spinney Lane.
This circular walk starts and finishes in the Square in Aspley Guise. OS 943359
Length: 4.2 miles (6.75 km) Time: About 2 hours
Surface Types: The walk goes across varied surfaces ranging from a hard, firm surface to grass or uncultivated earth paths and through woodland. It is advisable to wear suitable footwear. During the walk be careful as you cross Bedford Road in Aspley Guise and later as you cross Horsepool Lane.
The walk is stile free.
Refreshments are available at the start and finish of the walk at The Anchor pub. The White Horse pub in Husborne Crawley is about half way round the route on School Lane, but this is away from the route.
The leaflet 'Enjoy Aspley Guise' was published by Aspley Guise Parish Council and sponsored by The Marston Vale Community Rail Partnership and Central Bedfordshire Council. The walk was prepared and mapped by members of The Volunteer Group P3 for Aspley Guise.