ASPLEY GUISE WALK No. 3 –
Golf Course 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 at the village centre where the walk begins.
The Golf Course Walk begins at the Square walking towards St Bartholop's Church, taking a footpath on your right passing Aspley House. The walk then follows roadside paths and a footpath towards Wednesden House and New Barn Farmhouse.
Follow footpaths towards Aspley Guise Railway Station and onto Townsland Recreation Field. The walk crosses the Golf Course and the railway line twice before returning to the Golf Course walking towards the Clubhouse. After the Clubhouse the walk goes to the Aspley Guise Recreation Field before returning to the Square.
Parking is available in the Village Hall car park on Spinney Lane.
Start /Finish Point
This circular route starts and finishes at the square in Aspley Guise.
OS Grid reference SP943359
Access and General Information
Length: 4 miles (6.5km) 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 aware of golf balls being struck by golfers on the course, there is signage to raise awareness on the course .The crossing points on the railway line are clearly marked for walkers but be careful when crossing.
Refreshments: Refreshments are available at the start and finish of the walk at the Anchor Pub
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.