Explore Engineering: Cycle ride around historical engineering works in Bedfordshire

This cycle route will take you to sites of historic interest including bridges, former railways and a dovecote.

The route can be extended by almost two miles to include closer views of Cardington Airship Sheds. It follows cycleways in Bedford and country roads outside the town.

A 42-mile ride can be created by following minor roads to include Great Barford, Thurleigh, Milton Ernest Water Tower, Radwell, Felmersham and Harrold Bridges, Stevington Windmill and Bromham Mill and Bridge. The return to Bedford is on cycleways.

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