Yardley Hastings

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Yardley Hastings to Piddington

Distance 5.25 miles

 

Description Anticlockwise

Take the path opposite 'The Spread Eagle' public house in Forest Road. Continue straight ahead across farm land to emerge on the Newport Pagnell road. Turn left and walk with care on the grass verge until you reach the bridge where you can join the pavement, you have now arrived in Horton Continue down road passing the Church on your right turn right into Brafield Road noting imposing gates at the entrance to Horton House. 

Turn right into Denton Road and continue along this road passing the sports field and keeping straight on into Ravenstone Lane. Follow this delightful small country lane up to Manor Farm, on your way you will see the Horton House parkland and a number of fine buildings and follies. 

After passing Manor Farm turn left to a gate on the end of woodland, you will have crossed a dismantled rail line that served the war time ammunition stores in this area. Follow the bridle path along the edge of the woodland. .It is quite probable you will see a considerable amount of wild life in this area. 

Continue along this bridle path, turning right at Chase Park Farm and then left on small road with its palatial houses and continue down to Yardley Hastings.

 

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