Robert Slater's walk from Bletchley on Saturday 3 June 2017 was advertised in the programme as follows:


Saturday 3rd June      (Explorer map 192)            Leader: Robert Slater


Meet:   Euston 0850 for 0913 train to Bletchley (arr.0949).
 Change there for 1001 (plat. 6) to Ridgmont ( arr.1019).

Lunch: Woburn. Good selection pubs and restaurants. Picnic in the village  if you wish.

Tea:     The Rose & Crown, Ridgmont.

Distance:  10 miles returning from Ridgmont.

Fare:    £15.25 CDR Ridgmont with Network card.

We shall be crossing Woburn Safari Park and Deer Park. Expect to see various exotic animals - does that include ramblers??!!.

Safari ranger Robert will meet intrepid walkers at Ridgmont.


On the day Sheila took the following photographs and has kindly made them available for us to enjoy.

                       The footpath runs through Woburn Safari Park

                                        Alfie was allowed through on his lead

Wild animals can be seeen in their enclosures.

                                    Leader Robert on his woodland path.

                             Wallabies watching the ramblers watching them.

                 Ramblers sometimes do have time to stop and enjoy the surroundings

Baby in a pouch!!

                                                        Dangerous insects

                                The ramblers cross fields in wide open countryside

                                  Ramblers delight - lunch at Woburn

                                            Reason for a future day trip

Yum Yum!!

                                               Capturing nature's beauty

Watch the birdie and all say CHEESE!!

Another great walk comes to an end and the gallant leader sees his ramblers on to the train snd then home for a rest, perhaps stopping along the way for some refreshment!!