Rothsay Ramblers was formed in 1981, and has about 125 members. We are a sociable group whose primary aim is to enjoy walking in the countryside within a 20 mile radius of Bedford, including Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire.

We organise regular walks on Monday mornings of about 3, 4 and 5 miles in length, with the occasional longer walk. We walk in groups and start and finish our walks at a pub, golf club or garden centre where we can park, pre-order our lunch, and use the facilities. Advice to help you have a safe and enjoyable walk is provided on this website. We also have a programme of regular social events. We are affiliated to the Ramblers and to HF Holidays

You can see our next walks on this page. To see all walks currently planned and for further details, please login and visit the Calendar page. We will update the calendar as changes occur and to advise of any issues.

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Ampthill Woods


For general enquiries:

To contact the Rothsay Ramblers, please email us with your contact details and question. Click here to email us.

For membership enquiries:

If you would like to join the Rothsay Ramblers, please contact our Membership Secretary, Nicola Howard: or our Secretary, Carolyn McFarland:

The annual fee is a very modest £3 per year, but you do need to be a member of the Rothsay Education Centre to join the Rothsay Ramblers.

However, we are happy for potential new members to come and try up to three walks at no cost to help you decide if this is the walking group for you.