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Bed-Stew 6mi 24 Jul 2022
Ick-Danish 5mi 16 Jul 2022
Frosts 4mi 27 Nov 2020
school 5mi 7 Oct 2020
Bedford - Norihan 2mi 9 Mar 2020
NY Parkruns 5mi 1 Jan 2020
Wixams 4mi 25 Aug 2019
Hospital 2mi 3 Jun 2019
Danish Camp Visitor's Centre 4mi 3 Mar 2014
Clapham to Bedford 2mi 20 Feb 2014

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Call for “Oxbridge cycle superhighway”

14 Mar 2014

The famous university cities of Oxford and Cambridge should be considered for a new direct cycle superhighway, according to Cambridge’s cycling MP Julian Huppert. The suggestion would see a cycleway…

Days Out

Weekend rides

Find somewhere to cycle this weekend. Here’s our route-planner’s top picks around Bedford:

The Lodge · 10mi one-way
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Tea-Zels · 19mi round-trip
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National Cycle Network

Cycle routes in Bedford

The National Cycle Network is a great way to find traffic-free routes and quiet lanes. These routes pass through Bedford:

To Oxford, Kidlington, Bicester, Milton Keynes, Huntingdon, St Ives, Cambridge, Newmarket, Bury St Edmunds, Stowmarket, Ipswich, Felixstowe, Harwich, Wivenhoe and Colchester.


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A note on our PDF maps

30 Oct 2022 · 2

When you’re planning a route, has always offered the option to export a print-ready PDF in one of several scales. PDF maps are great as a fallback for electronic… now has Ordnance Survey maps

2 Apr 2021 · 3

Ordnance Survey maps are justly famed for their clear, detailed coverage of the British countryside. Generations of cyclists have planned their adventures with an OS map or two stuffed in…