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Triple-linked horseshoesThree Shires Way

Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Milton Keynes, Northamptonshire

79 km / 49 miles
A bridleway running through quiet rural landscape and remnants of ancient woodland. Linking with the Swan's Way at the start, it takes in the county boundaries of Bucks, Beds and Northants at Threeshire Wood. The original Grafham Water Circular Ride, around the reservoir (12.4 miles) has now been added to the route at the finish to make the total distance 49 miles.


Waymark: Triple-linked horseshoes
Path Type: Paths Marked on OS mapping
Waymark: Triple-linked horseshoes
Attributes: Easy
Horse Ride (Multi User)
Start: SP820468 - Tathall End, Milton Keynes View on StreetMap
Finish: TL144697 - Grafham Water, Cambridgeshire View on StreetMap
Web Sites: British Horse Society RideMaps - Three Shires Way


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Bunk House

Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps (path is named on OS maps):
OS Landranger 152, 153
OS Landranger Active 152, 153
OS Explorer 207, 224, 225
OS Explorer Active 207, 224, 225

Accommodation within 5 km of this Path:

Bunk House
4 km
26 km

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Route Profile:

78.7 km (48.9 miles)
593 m (1,946 ft) ascent
113 m (371 ft)  maximum height

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