Greensand Ridge Walk 5:
Sandy-Gamlingay

Introduction

The Greensand Ridge Walk is Bedfordshire's premier long distance walk. The route spans the county for a total of 40 miles, following the greensand ridge. The walk is an ideal introduction to the history, landscape and wildlife of this part of the county. The route of Section 5 follows the ancient boundary of Hassells Hedge, passes the Norman church of St Mary's in Everton, and ends in the village of Gamlingay on the Cambridgeshire/Bedfordshire border.

There are several car parks in the centre of Sandy.

 

Start/Finish Point

The walk begins in the High Street in Sandy
The walk ends at the Wildlife Trust's Cinques Common car park in the hamlet of Gamlingay Cinques

 

Access and General Information

Length: 5.3 miles (8.5 km)       Time: 2 hours 

Refreshments: There are various pubs, cafés, restaurants and shops in Sandy. There is one pub in Everton, The Thornton Arms. The village of Gamlingay is just over 1km from Gamlingay. Cinques car park, and has pubs and various shops.
 

Route Description

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