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The map below shows the Walking, Equestrian and Off Road Cycling routes.  Click on the map for the respective routes (tick the map legend to select), then zoom in to see the detailed route.  There is also other information, including rail stations, parking, refreshments, etc.IWRouteGoogle

Fixed link to route map

Riders route

The links on the left give further information about the route county by county.

GPX/KML files can be downloaded from the mountain biking route and equestrian route from the links on the right.

The riders route was first documented by Elizabeth Barrett in her 1993 book “The Icknield Way path, a guide for horse riders, cyclists and others”.  ISBN 09516011 2 1.  The route has changed since 1993 but it includes some interesting text.  The out of print book is available from libraries.

Walkers route

The Icknield Way Association produces a walkers guide to the Icknield Way path, available with other information about the walkers route.

GPX/KML file can be downloaded from the walkers route from the link on the right.  The OS maps have a diamond highlighting the walkers route (not the riders route).


The overall leaflet maps were updated in 2012 with funding from Central Bedfordshire Council, however circumstances on the ground are always changing so the above electronic maps are able to be continuously updated. The riders route was added to Bing Maps, but is no longer able to be maintained due to changes by Bing

Please contact with any errors, relevant links or more recent information


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