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Rolling hills and small streams.

Lovely area close to Luton for a small or larger walk. There is a small amount of woodland through... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Caerphilly, United Kingdom
Country walk

This is a lovely walk that leads to a natural spring. Plenty of hills and footpaths for walkers... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2018
Barton-le-Clay, United Kingdom
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Barton Springs is part of Barton Hills National Nature Reserve. It is a fine example of chalk downland and beech woodland in the north Chilterns. The whole site is open access, and there are a number of footpaths throughout making it a popular...more
Barton Hills, Barton-le-Clay, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely area close to Luton for a small or larger walk. There is a small amount of woodland through which the streams run. It can get muddy. It's a steep walk up onto the hills. There are wild horses here.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank MichaelMachen
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely walk that leads to a natural spring. Plenty of hills and footpaths for walkers with pets. Once a month a walking group meets and enjoys an early morning session up the hills. Paul

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank PaulMint
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

Beautiful Barton Springs, the sun was setting when I was up there and the view was amazing. Definitely worth a walk.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lorrainemaddox
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Went over here on a sunny day with the boyfriend and honestly it’s so beautiful! It’s got quite a few hills but honestly such a lovely walk and day out, perfect for a picnic! So many friendly families and dog walkers around. The water is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank cherrytree1234
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Amazing place, great for walking and tremendous views, if you venture up the hills! Shame it is often ruined by inconsiderate visitors who leave their rubbish behind. Just ruining the very reason they went there 🙁. Highly recommend visiting, but please take your rubbish away...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank I6290MIdavidb
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Been visiting the springs for a good while now being a local resident. Car parking is a big issue here. Church road on a sunny Sunday afternoon is impossible to park another car however if you park in the unused doctors car park by the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
11  Thank chrislarkin44
Reviewed 27 January 2018

play in the river with wellies in the hidden forest, or take a path up the walk to the right up high and rest of large wooden logs at the top. carry on through narrow mud tracks and come out on top b3eside the wild...More

Date of experience: November 2017
3  Thank sharonryan1
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

What an incredible place to walk. It has hills, woods, water and so many scents for our vizsla to entertain himself for hours. We loved the mix of terrain, friendly fellow walkers and incredible views.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank W2897JRandrewh
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

A great place for a walk in unspoiled countryside following the line of the spring up to the source where there are amazing hills to climb if you want to. Lovely picnic spot by the source and completely unspoiled. Nothing there at all apart from...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Mplipm
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Took my two young children here along with my dog they all enjoyed running up and down the hills especially enjoyed tasting the spring water. Great day out

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Else1212
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10 April 2018|
Response from sharonryan1 | Reviewed this property |
Park at St.Nicholas's church, Barton le Clay, ( google postcode) which is on the road at the bottom of the springs, there are a few spaces along the railings adjacent tot he church, then walk upwards.
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Response from 1953MoM | Reviewed this property |
The most direct way to get to the Springs is to go straight up Church Road which peters into the path which takes you directly to the Springs - it runs past the cemetery and then along a stream most of the way. Almost... More