Ivinghoe Beacon to Knettishall Heath
a 110 mile walk along the oldest road in Britain

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looking north

new bridge

looking south.

Path Updates

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Map 4 – Chalk Hill to Streatley A5-M1 link at A5120

The guide book references works which, at the time, were planned to commence from 2013 which has turned out to be optimistic. Delays have happened, such that work to build the M1-A5 link road started in 2015.

April 2017 - the bridge is now complete and the route usable and signed

New Path - Chalgrave

There has been a new length of definitive path dedicated in Chalgrave parish, Bedfordshire.  The path has been created specifically to assist IW path users.  Until now the path (Map 4) from Wingfield emerged onto the A5120 and then it was a nasty walk along the verge of the A5120 until a right turn towards Chalgrave church.  Now it is possible to cross straight over the A5120 – which still requires care – but a new public footpath has been created on the Chalgrave Manor golf course side of the hedge.  The new path emerges in the quiet lane leading to Chalgrave church.  These changes are already incorporated in the 6th Edition of the IW Guide.

Click here for a list of updates to the Guide for all versions of the 6th Edition