This walk is a unique opportunity both to visit two outstanding Sites of Special Scientific Interest and view the location of one of the issues that led to the founding of the Chiltern Society. Aston Rowant and Shirburn Hill host…
A stile-free walk rich in wildlife and history, with outstanding views over the local countryside.
A choice of stile-free walks visiting Aldbury, Ashridge and Tring Park. Easy walking on good paths with some hills.
A very scenic walk that takes in rolling chalk hills, sweeping views and beech woodland. There’s an option to visit the ancient Radnage church and Yoesden Bank, a wonderful example of traditional Chiltern landscape.
On the edge of the Chilterns you find what’s now the largest continuous new native forest in England. We’ve chosen a route that features some of the best scenery throughout the year and has a magnificent display of bluebells in…
Starting at Rickmansworth, Chorleywood or Chalfont & Latimer tube stations, three linear walks to Chesham. With historic buildings and estates, water meadows, ancient field systems and nature reserves.
To mark the 70th anniversary of the ascension of Queen Elizabeth II in 1952, this commemorative walk around the village, takes in some of the village landmarks and plenty of open countryside and native woodland.
This could be described as a Christmas walk for all seasons, or perhaps a walk of two halves – an adventure in lovely woodland or on a breath-taking hilltop. The choice is yours.
An opportunity to visit the picturesque village green at The Lee using a mixture of footpaths and tracks through fields and woodland. There are 2.5 and 4.5 miles options. One of a series of Social Distancing walks.
A 4 mile circular walk on good paths in hilly countryside with some lovely views. The route includes woodland, meadows and open farmland. One of a series of Social Distancing walks.
This 3.8 mile stile free walk to the east of Chesham explores the network of paths in beautiful rolling countryside. There are lovely views of the Chess valley and the walk passes Cowcroft Wood nature reserve where bluebells and wild…
Starting from the historic village of Lilley, this 4.8 mile stile free walk is a largely gentle route through farmland and chalk downland to the summit of Warden Hill. You will be rewarded with far reaching views in all directions.…
This beautiful scenic 4.5 mile stile-free walk is centred on the historic Oxfordshire village of Nettlebed. It features two commons, a nature reserve and the wonderful Chiltern landscape of beech woodlands, chalk grassland and rich wildlife. One of a series…
This 3.5 mile walk climbs steadily into the Pegsdon Hills Nature Reserve where you can see rare chalkland plants and butterflies. From the top you can enjoy some of the best views in the North Chilterns. One of a series…
This 3 mile starts at the Prestwood Local Nature Reserve and Picnic Site. There are views of the valleys on each side before returning through Nanfan Wood. One of a series of Social Distancing walks.
A 4.5 mile stile free walk that passes through beautiful Chiltern valleys where red kites are abundant. You can also enjoy panoramic views, ancient beech woods and rolling farmland. One of a series of Social Distancing walks.
A 4.2 mile stile free walk from the old market town of Tring which explores both the town and the surrounding countryside. It includes a world famous museum, a magnificent village hall, a few follies and the all year round…
A 4.2 miles stile free walk that takes in some wonderful Chilterns scenery including rolling chalk downland, beech woodlands and ancient pathways. It follows stretches of both the Oxfordshire Way and the Ridgeway National Trail. One of a series of…
6½ km (4 miles), allow 2½ hours. Start and finish: Car park at the Tree Cathedral, Whipsnade.
4.2 miles, with c180m of ascent. An undulating walk with one steep and one moderate ascent, and one steep descent.
Six heritage trails tracing the women’s suffrage movement in and around the Chilterns. The walks range from 2.4 to 12½ miles and the leaflet describes: each walk, the location of memorials and other places of relevance along the way. 4…
The Hitchin Outer Orbital Path follows public rights of way, countryside paths and some pavements to form a 12 mile (19.3km) route around Hitchin. The route can be broken down into stages and there are bus services to/from the town…
Complete walk 5 km (3 miles), allow 2½ hours, or with short-cut 3½ km (2¼ miles), allow 2 hours. Start and finish: The Greyhound Pub, Aldbury.
Long route: 4 miles (6.5km), allow 2½ hours. Short route: 3 miles (5km), allow 2 hours, cirular walk with hills, stiles and steps. Start and finish: Redbourn Common or Redbournbury Mill.
Coombe Hill Walk: 3½ miles, allow 1½ to 2 hours. Wendover Woods Walk: 7 miles, allow 3½ to 4 hours. Start and finish: Wendover, nr Aylesbury, Bucks.
Circular walks from 6½ to 16 km (4 to 10 miles), 2 to 5 hours. Start and finish: Goring or Streatley.
4.2 miles. Easy walking on paths and lanes, with c130m of ascent over the length of the walk.
7 km (4¼ miles), allow 2¼ hours. Start and finish: Tring Station or the Greyhound Inn, Wigginton, with permission.
6½ km (4 miles), allow 2½ hours. Start and finish: Car park at Totternhoe Knolls.
Moderate circular walk: 4½ miles (7.2km), commons and hidden valleys, allow 2¼ hours. Start and finish: Lane End car park.
3½ mile (6 km) walk across open, rolling farmland; no stiles. Allow 2 hours. Start and finish: The Motte and Bailey, Pirton.
7 km (4¼ miles), allow 2¼ hours. Start and finish: Park at The Lee (not Lee Common or Lee Clump) village green, avoiding driveways, or in the Cock and Rabbit car park with the landlord’s permission.
6½ km (4 miles), allow 2½ hours. Start and finish: Park near the War memorial on the village green, opposite the Red Lion.
5 or 6½ km (3 or 4 miles), allow 1½ or 2 hours. Start and finish: Rickmansworth Aquadrome car park.
Long walk: 15 km (9½ miles). Allow 4 hours. Medium walks: 7 and 9 km (4½ and 5½ miles). Allow 2 and 3 hours. Start and finish: Studley Green, Bucks.
7 km (4½ miles), allow 1¾ hours. Start and finish: Dashwood Arms.
4.7 miles with 160ft of ascent. There is also a shorter 3 mile option. An easy waterside walk.
Water and Woods Walk: 6 miles (10 km), allow 3 hours. The Water Walk: 3 miles (5½ km), allow 1½ hours. Start and finish: Bourne End station, Bucks.
4.75 miles, with c150m of ascent. An easy walk with three climbs.
Short walk: 3 miles (5.5km), circular walk through open country and woods with some strenuous climbs, allow 1.75 hours. Start and finish: Step’s Hill Car Park off the road from Ringshall to Ivinghoe Beacon.
4 and 5 km (2½ and 3 miles), allow 1½ hours. Start and finish: The King William, Hailey.
6½ km (4 miles), allow 2½ hours. Start and finish: Goring and Streatley railway station.
Streatley Fields Walk: 4 miles (6½ km), allow 2 hours. Galley Hill Walk: 2 miles (3¼ km), allow 1 hour. Warden Hill Walk: 1¾ miles (2¾ km), allow 1 hour. Start and finish: Warden Hill Road or Chequers pub.
Moderate walk: 4 miles (7km), water meadows and villages in the Gade Valley, allow 2 hours. Start and finish: Wyevale Garden Centre, Pipers Hill, Great Gaddesden.
Short walk: 3¼ miles (5.2km), moderately easy farmland and wooded valleys, allow 1.75 hours. Start and finish: Lane End Car Park.
Moderate circular walk: 4¾ miles (7.6km), commons and beech woods, allow 2½ hours. Start and finish: Lane End car park.
Short walks: 1.5miles-3½ miles (3km-6km) gentle circular walks on quiet lanes, no stiles, 1 hill, allow 45 minutes to 2 hours. Start and finish: Wellplace Zoo, Wallingford.
4.7 miles with 590ft of ascent. A moderate stile-free walk on easy, but sometimes muddy, tracks. One steep climb.
2½ miles, 3 miles or 6 miles each starting and finishing at Christmas Common. There is no longer any common land at Christmas Common. On these walks you will discover local history and see features of landscape archaeology indicating where…
5 km (3 miles), allow 2 hours. Start and finish: Christmas Common.
3.9 miles, with 300ft of ascent. An easy walk with two short ascents and one steep descent.
This leaflet contains four trails; one in the town and three in the surrounding countryside. Chocolate, bread, the Chesham Sausage, local honey and many other surprises are to be found in town. In the countryside the visitor will find apple…
The Chilterns are well known for their beech woodlands. This 6½ km (4 mile) gentle walk takes you through the beech hangers on Chesham’s doorstep enabling you to appreciate their beauty.
Just over 6½ km (4 miles), allow 2½ hours. Start and finish: The playing fields car park at Mapledurham.
3.5 miles with 210ft of ascent Generally fairly dry paths, tracks and drives. A few moderate hills but no stiles.
Moderate walk: 4½ miles (7.2km), common land, farmland and woodland, allow 2¼ hours. Start and finish: Lane End Car Park or the Chequers Pub, Wheeler End Common.
Short walk: 2 miles (3.5km) canal towpath, several stiles, allow 1 hour. Long walk: 3½ miles (6km) rolling hills, no stiles, allow 2-3 hours. Start and finish: Cow Roast Inn, near Tring HP23 5RF.
Several steep hills, suitable for the more agile: 3½ miles (6km), allow 2-3 hours. Start and finish: Plough Gardens next to Hemel Hempstead Cricket Club.
Short walk: 2½ miles (4km), no stiles, allow 2 hours. Start and finish: Heath Lane by St John’s Church, Boxmoor HP1 1JY.
5 km (3 miles), allow 2 hours. Start and finish: Bourne End railway station.
An easy, level walk: 3½ miles (5.6km), allow 2½ hours. Start and finish: High Wycombe Judo Club Car Park.
Short walk: 2 miles (3km), no stiles, allow 45 mins.Wheelchair friendly. Medium walk: 4 miles (6km), no stiles, allow 1½ hours. Long walk: 6 miles (10km), no stiles, allow 2½ hours. Start and finish: Berkhamsted Railway Station.
Short walk: 6½ km (4 miles), allow 2 hours. Long walk: 10 km (6 miles), allow 3 hours. Start and finish: Tring Railway Station, Aldbury.
4.6 miles, with 110m of ascent over the length of the walk. An easy walk that can be muddy after rain.
6½ km (4 miles), allow 2½ hours. Start and finish: Parking in the village. Golden Eagle pub car park with landlord’s permission.
4 or 5 km (2½ or 3 miles), allow 1 to 1½ hours. Start and finish: Lay-by next to Shardeloes Manor.
This 7.2 km (4½ mile) walk starts at Amersham station and finishes at Chesham, both on the Metropolitan Line. Several interesting waypoints are all described in the leaflet, including: a memorial to the Amersham Martyrs, a 17th century market hall…