Step back in time! Join us for a walk to the historical market town of Olney with its Victorian-themed Christmas market.
After a short taxi ride, about 15km north from Cranfield University, this walk will take us across the fields from the quintessential English village of Clifton Reynes, popular with walkers, to the market town of Olney. We will pass Olney river meadows of the River Great Ouse and beautiful St Peter and St Paul church.
Olney Christmas Market: On 4th December the annual ‘Dickens of a Christmas’ market will take place in Olney; with market traders dressed in Victorian clothes and stalls offering everything from gifts, holly wreaths and wrapping to delicious mulled wine and hot chocolate. Learn more on Olney' town council's website.
The walk will end in nearby Emberton Country Park. from where will be transported back to Cranfield University.
Walk lenght from Clifton Reynes to Olney: circa 2km
Terrain: mainly flat. Trainers are fine, it may be muddy and wet in grass.
Bring a waterproof jacket. You may wish to purchase refreshments and do some Christmas shopping in Olney town.
Images: @CranfieldUniversity's Walks and http://www.olney.co.uk/olney_history/
Date and Time
Meet in front of the Main Reception (Bld 26, Security)