Connect Dunstable with Slow Ways

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Dunstable

Bedfordshire


Slow Ways linking Dunstable and Flitwick, Leighton Buzzard, Luton, Markyate, Pitstone, Woburn

England / Bedfordshire / Dunstable

Dunstable’s six Slow Ways are 42% checked

Drawn: 6/6
reviewed: 4/6
verified: 0/6
and surveyed: 0/6

Help connect Dunstable

Many Slow Ways have several route options. Some will be better than others, or good for different reasons.

Our goal is for each Slow Way to have at least one route that is verified and surveyed. To be verified – and get its snail badge – a route needs at least three positive reviews.

Give a hike and help get a for every one of Dunstable’s Slow Ways.

Walk to Dunstable from further afield

Slow Way Route To do
Dunstable—Flitwick
Dunfli one Review me Distance 21km/13mi Ascent 184m Descent 252m
Dunstable—Luton
Dunlut one Review me Distance 9km/6mi Ascent 183m Descent 150m
Dunstable—Markyate
Dunmar one Pioneer me Distance 12km/7mi Ascent 131m Descent 112m
Dunstable—Markyate
Dunmar two Pioneer me Distance 9km/6mi Ascent 128m Descent 109m
Leighton Buzzard—Dunstable
Leidun one Review me Distance 16km/10mi Ascent 59m Descent 119m
Pitstone—Dunstable
Pitdun one Review me Distance 15km/9mi Ascent 113m Descent 148m
Woburn—Dunstable
Wobdun one Pioneer me Distance 16km/10mi Ascent 153m Descent 178m

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Collective progress

39% of Dunstable’s six route options are drawn, reviewed, surveyed and/or verified

7/7

drawn

4/7

reviewed

0/7

surveyed

0/7

verified

3 people have contributed to Dunstable’s Slow Ways

3 people have pledged to walk and review a route

0 people have surveyed a route in Dunstable

61km out of 98km have been walked and reviewed

60km of reviews have been shared in Dunstable

Latest Updates

The surfaces are mostly good and hold up well in winter, although the path between Ivinghoe Aston and Ivinghoe can get muddy and tends to form puddles in wet weather....

Neil

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A pleasant enough walk mainly through fields and rural pathways. Beautiful views of Dunstable Downs. Maybe more difficult during the rainy seasons and not fully accessible....

Dipa Patel

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From Houghton Regis the route heads out into open country, following the Chiltern Way for a substantial part of the route with some fine views and passing through the pretty village of Harlington, which has a cafe and two pubs....

karlsz

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Dunstable

danravenellison surveyed Dunstable

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Dunstable

danravenellison surveyed Dunstable

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Dunstable and Luton have grown together to form a single conurbation but this route runs along the hills to the south through attractive countryside for most of its length. It crosses the M1 in an underpass. On footpaths for some of the way with narrow paths, low branches and kissing gates, so perhaps more suitable for walking than cycling....

karlsz

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Dunstable—Flitwick

Slow Ways added Dunfli one, a new walk from Dunstable to Flitwick

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Dunstable—Luton

Slow Ways added Dunlut one, a new walk from Dunstable to Luton

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Dunstable—Markyate

Slow Ways added Dunmar one, a new walk from Dunstable to Markyate

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Dunstable—Markyate

Slow Ways added Dunmar two, a new walk from Dunstable to Markyate

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Leighton Buzzard—Dunstable

Slow Ways added Leidun one, a new walk from Leighton Buzzard to Dunstable

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Pitstone—Dunstable

Slow Ways added Pitdun one, a new walk from Pitstone to Dunstable

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Woburn—Dunstable

Slow Ways added Wobdun one, a new walk from Woburn to Dunstable

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Dunstable, Thu 29 February

Heavy rain

Dunstable’s Slow Ways starting point

Grid ref

TL0185621886

Lat / Lon

51.88625° / -0.52145°

Easting / Northing

501,856E / 221,886N

Fancy stretching your legs a bit more?

If you’ve polished off all of the routes between Dunstable and its neighbours, how about walking its whole web?

This includes the great ring of routes that join its neighbours to each other!

Facilities

Users have reported that the following facilities can be found within 1km of Dunstable's meeting point

Public toilet

Wheelchair accessible toilet

Supermarket or convenience shop

Restaurant, cafe or pub

Accommodation

Accommodation for under £50 a night

Campsite

Bothy

Free wifi

Mobility scooter hire

Off-road wheelchair hire

Disabled Parking

Train station

Bus stop

Ferry

Official ‘Walkers are Welcome’ town

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