The Word Became Flesh, Burliegh Hill Farm, St Ives, Huntingdon
Gentle walk, starting from the village of Bluntisham using the Ouse Valley Way and Pathfinder Way. Long stretch along the River Ouse, then footpaths to the ancient Old Ferry Boat Inn at Holywell. After the village, way continues along footpath to St Ives, then north of the town to the Way Station.
Download Printable Guide: VBG12 – Bluntisham to Burleigh Hill Farm, St Ives
Leaving Bluntisham church, turn L onto A1123. Keep to footpath through village. After bus shelter turn L down footpath towards the Ouse Valley Way.
Turn R onto Ouse Valley Way. At sluice, keep to right hand side of path with river on L. At marina, follow footpath sign to R. Cross private road.
Follow footpath to Holywell. At the Old Ferry Boat Inn, go straight ahead. Follow road past the church, then turn L onto Congar lane, then Parson’s Drove. At Industrial Estate, cross concrete bridge, continue along footpath to A 1096. Cross A 1096 to footpath on far side. At end of footpath, cross to B1040 and walk along the wide verge on left. At Marley Gap Bridge roundabout, continue left along Marley Road until you reach footpath on the right by 40 mile sign, signposted “Woodhurst 1 3/4 miles”.
Walk along hedge line, short dog leg, then straight ahead to Burleigh Hill Farm.
Waystation “The Word made Flesh”
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Art Work Plaque
MAPS AND REFERENCE
Explorer OS225: Huntingdon & St Ives
Burleigh Hill Farm: TL319742