Soon a large metal gate is reached, pass through the gate, this rejoins the GRW path, which is fenced on both sides. Put together by residents of Woburn each of the walks is route marked with white arrows with the Woburn Walk logo. Woburn Estates Circular Introduction to Walk 3225. Walk 3225 : Woburn Estates Circular. Woburn Deer Park was set up by the Dukes of Bedford a few hundred years ago as a private ground to keep deer for hunting. To top everything was passing by the Safari park and seeing the Elephants, zebras, rhinos and more. Time - 4 hours 10 minutes. Tickets available to BOOK ONLINE in advance only. Turn right in Woburn to return to the car park. I took the long 2hr walk through and around the park at 6:30am and did not see another person - bliss! Soon a large metal gate is reached, pass through the gate, this rejoins the GRW path, which is fenced on both sides. County/Area - Bedfordshire. (A) Caption - Woburn Deer Park. White fallow deer often graze on the open grass here. Woburn Abbey and Deer Park, Bedfordshire, UK. Distance: 9.5 Miles. Everyone can go for this trip. Lovely walk through the deer park and beyond. White fallow deer often graze on the open grass here. Fortunately, this can be easily fixed with a visit to Woburn Deer Park. Time - 4 hours 50 minutes. Kamil Pezda reviewed Woburn Deer Park. The map includes turn by turn photo instructions. They do not run with the other deer in the main park as they could potentially cross breed with the Red Deer. If you prefer to use technology, then this download also includes GPX files available from the Alltrails link provided. Start Point: Park Street Car park, Woburn, MK17 9PG. Author - Donald Morton. lion selfie, mosaic wall map, elephants and more. I know they’re not real wild deer, but the park is a great place to watch deer at close quarters and in fairly natural surroundings. Use back button to return to the photo gallery lists. Note, please arrive by 9.45… Impromptu visit to the town Woburn which is lovely in itself to walk around with its 200 listed buildings, a lovely loch fyne and quaint pub to visit. Every now an then I like to go for a walk through the deer park. The return route includes the opportunity to have lunch in Milton Bryan and a further section of walking through the Abbey's extensive parkland. Turn right in Woburn to return to the car park. Ascent - 250 feet / 76 metres . At Ivy Lodge turn right the pavement alongside the A5130 to Woburn, there is a fine view of Woburn Abbey on your right. An Historic Deer Park. The 11th Duke of Bedford had a keen interest in zoology and collected over 42 other species to add to these previously … The Duke of Bedford runs a very good commercial organisation. Meet at 10:00am at the Park Street car park, Woburn (GR SP950331) for a ten mile walk. The rest of the walk is a mix of narrow and in places overgrown track, field edges, one section is directly across an arable field. Please keep a social distance when gathering at the start of the walk. Woburn Safari Park is a Covid secure wildlife park with over 1,000 wild animals in a Road Safari and Foot Safari. Woburn Deer Park was set up by the Dukes of Bedford a few hundred years ago as a private ground to keep deer for hunting. May 21, 2020. Walk 8: A longer walk of 9 miles around the perimeter of the Safari Park and through the Deer Park. It's a great place to go for a walk. Some of the walks have passing views of Woburn Abbey and pass through the deer park. Total Ascent: 550ft. Fun & Friendly hike to Woburn Abbey, Deer & Safari Parks The starting point is at the Woburn Sands Station and we will go to ancient Woburn village following MK boundary trail through Aspley heath and we pass through Woburn deer park covering 3000 acres and home to 9 species of deer following green sand ridge walk. The famous Pére David's Deer, Sika, Axis and Barasingha, as well as the rare and shy Rusa Deer. Grade - easy/mod. The whole landscape gives scenic vistas with small hills, valleys, individual trees and wooded areas. We continue through the public footpath on the edge of Woburn safari park. Sun, Jun 10, 2018, 9:30 AM: A very nice walk around the beautiful countryside of The Woburn Estate. It will include the Deer Park, Eversholt and walking alongside the Safari Park with a chance to see a variety of wild animals. Start/Finish Point: The recommended start point is the public car park in Park Street, Woburn, opposite the parish church. Explore the safari drive in your own vehicle and then discover walk-through enclosures on foot, with indoor and outdoor play areas, and keeper talks and demonstrations. This incredible 3,000 acre park surrounds the Grade I listed Woburn Abbey, home to the Dukes of Bedford for over 400 years. WOBURN DEER & SAFARI PARK - Self-guided walk (print and digital) Approx 10.6 miles of a circular walk. Parking: The car park in Woburn is free. It's quiet, peaceful, and there's plenty of wildlife alongside the deer. It was very big, well maintained and a lot of deers to watch. Ascent - 400 feet / 121 metres . Length 6.1 mi … Walk 5: Two walks in one: A short walk into the Woburn Deer Park plus a longer walk of 5 miles around the Deer Park and Abbey grounds. Hiking. Not only is the Abbey & Gardens commercially viable, they also have a Safari Park, the World famous Woburn Golf & Country Club, plus Centre Parcs have just opened on land owned by the Duke & his family. Nice, easy walk through beautiful park. I wasn't planning on visiting the house or gardens but was looking forward to the tea rooms. Author - Donald Morton. Nice sheep and deer to see during footpath. Woburn Abbey is one of the more successful of the titled properties in the UK. The walk will mainly be in … We parked at the free car park in Woburn and walked for a mile to get to the deer park. Walks 6 and 7: Between 5.75 and 6 miles through heathland and woods to the north of Woburn. Alternatives – You could have an easy walk to the abbey and back or from Woburn to Milton Bryan and back. Video coming soon This is a brand new walk for the AG portfolio, so more details will be posted when we have completed the risk assessment. Turn left out of the car park into Market Place, left at the war memorial until you come to Ivy Lodge (1). First to Review. 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