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image for Walking Route item typeKingfisher Way - Biggleswade to Tempsford at Biggleswade

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Biggleswade

Biggleswade

Address

4 Saffron Road,
Biggleswade,
Bedfordshire,
SG7 6QQ

Details

The Kingfisher Way runs from Baldock to Tempsford and has been designed to make use of the Ivel Valley's railway stations allowing the route to be tackled as a whole or in stages. This section, from Biggleswade to Tempsford, provides a perfect introduction to the countryside and wildlife of the valley and passes several nature reserves with opportunities to see wildflowers, birds and insects native to the area.

Start Point: Franklin's Mill Biggleswade. From the station follow Station Road Bonds Lane and Mill Lane to Franklin's Mill. End Point: Roxton Lock, Tempsford.
Start Nat GR: TL187448 Finish TL160534

How to get there by car/parking: Biggleswade is just off the A1 to the south of Sandy. Car parking is available at Biggleswade station. If you park in the station there is a fee to pay.

Walk Route: Biggleswade - Sandy - Blunham - Tempsford (of historical and of natural interest)

Duration: 4-4.5

Miles: 9

Time/Effort 4 out of 5
Navigation 1 out of 5
Technicality 3 out of 5
Height gain/loss (metres) 15
OS map 208
Toilets None Recorded
Refreshments Public houses and shops in all towns on route.

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Map reference: TL 195445  Lat: 52.08595 Long: -0.25734