In September 1992, the Icknield Way Association formally unveiled a “mile stone” at Balsham to mark the route of the Icknield Way. More details of this event are available in the IWA page. Additional stones of the same design are at each end of the route – Ivinghoe Beacon and Knettishall Heath. We believe these […]
The Icknield Way Association has wardens responsible for sections of the route to ensure the route is kept in good order. We current have vacancies for the following sections: The warden duties are ideal for someone who lives near the section of route so they can walk the section of route several times a year
The Bedfordshire Ramblers group runs a team called Ripple who regularly meet to do maintenance on the rights of way network. Last week they replaced five broken waymark posts on the Icknield Way path across Whipsnade golf course. The path here takes a sharpe left turn at the Bucks/Beds boarder and then runs over several
The views across Dunstable Downs towards Ivinghoe Beacon have changed. UK Power Networks has removed the 33kV lattice tower line which has significantly changed the views. Note the Icknield Way disc in the UKPN ‘before’ photo below. Read more details in the UKPN press release including comments from the Chilterns Conservation Board and National Trust.
The Icknield Way path in Dagnall from Studham Road up to Whipsnade golf club has been improved. Representations were made to Edlesborough Parish Council and Buckinghamshire county council about the condition of the path but no-one could determine the landowner. Then in December contractors arrived, cut back the vegetation and installed a new surface on