Gentle walk through fields and wooded pathways. Two long stretches along main roads, using the verges. Care needs to be taken as traffic is fast. Along some stretches it is possible to take field margins adjacent to the road. This route made necessary in order to bypass RAF Alconbury
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At Way Station turn L along path. Turn R at edge of wood. Go straight ahead towards Woodhurst. Cross field towards wood at footpath sign. Cross footbridge.Turn R along hedge line, then onto wooded path. At end of path, turn R along track. At edge of Woodhurst, turn L along minor road, Butt Lane. Turn L into South Street. Keep to road onto West End. Turn L onto main road. (Take care along fast road, taking the verge or field margins where possible). Take first right towards Oldhurst (signposted Old Hurst, Pidley and Somersham), keeping to verge.
Bear L in Oldhurst. Past old phone box on L, keep to path. Take footpate opposite Church Street junction (signposted Broughton 1.5 miles). Cross A141
Follow footpath to Broughton. Cross footbridge. Cross field (north east direction). then follow footpath signs till joining Broughton Lane coming in on the right. At T junction, turn R toward village. Footpath 250 yards on L. Through metal gate (direction north west). Over footbridge into village. Opposite Crown Inn, take School Road to footpath sign. Turn L onto Pathfinder Long Distance Walk (Kings Ripton 1.6 miles). Follow footpath signs across fields and stiles. By metal gate turn L along field margin. Footbridge and metal gate. Skirt Glebe Farm, with village on left. Cross minor road, continue on footpath through farmland. Just before reservoir, turn L towards road. At road, turn L. Pass Grange Cottage on right After entrance to Grange Farm turn R onto footpath. At road, turn L After about one mile, turn R on Bridleway towards Lodge Spinney. After Lodge Farm, cross railway bridge. Follow bridleway, past Priestley Wood, onto Owl End. Through Great Stukeley to main road. Turn R, keeping to path to Little Stukeley. The Way station is at Grace Fellowship, beyond Alconbury main gate on the right hand side of the road.
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MAPS AND REFERENCE
Explorer OS225: Huntingdon & St Ives
Burleigh Hill Farm, St Ives: TL319742
Little Stukeley: TL210755