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The planning of our events are constantly revised and adjusted to reflect current Covid-19 controls and constraints that are in place. Please see below the current programme of events.

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September 2021


A Walk on the Chalk – Dunstable Downs

September 26 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Dunstable Downs NT, Whipsnade
Dunstable, Bedfordshire LU6 2GY

SORRY - THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED Join a Chalk Man and a Water Man for the Walk on the Chalk. Haydon Bailey (the Chalk man) will give an introduction to the geology beneath your feet and try to explain why the Chiltern escarpment is where it is, whilst Allen Beechey (the Water man) will point out why you can’t actually see any chalk streams on this trip. They will also highlight relevant archaeological and historic features along the…

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Organised Walks – Marsworth, Herts

September 26 @ 10:00 am

Meet at Startops End car park (£1.50 for 3 hours), off the B489 Lower Icknield Way, Marsworth, nr. Tring, HP23 4LJ. The 5 mile walk goes along the Wendover Arm towpath, crosses to Marsworth village and returns on the Aylesbury arm. Based on walk 19 of ‘50 Great Walks in the Chilterns’ with some modifications. No stiles and reasonably flat. Highlight Marsworth reservoir. Explorer 181 GR SP919141 GR SP919141 CS Map 18 For details of when the bookings open and…

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Amersham and Surrounded Areas Guided Trail Run

September 26 @ 10:15 am - 12:00 pm
Seer Green Train Station, Seer Green
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire HP9 2UR

Join us for this guided trail run from Amersham train station. You will be completing a 10 mile route that follows a scenic off-road loop that explores the southern section of the Heritage trail, highlights include Bottom Wood, Winchmore Hill and Hodgemore Woods. The run will finish back in Amersham for a refreshing drink in a local pub. The run will be led by the Tim & Chris from Runaway. Tim recently ran the entire 134 miles of the Chiltern Way to highlight the…

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Chiltern Open Air Museum Private Tour (with focus on straw)

September 26 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Chiltern Open Air Museum, Gorelands Lane
Chalfont St. Giles, Buckinghamshire HP8 4AB

The Chiltern Open Air Museum is home to over 30 rescued historic buildings including a 1940s Prefab, Victorian Toll House, Blacksmith’s Forge, Iron Age Roundhouse and Victorian Farm.  It was founded by volunteers in 1976, and opened to the public in 1981. The Museum is a charity that rescues threatened historic buildings, which would otherwise be demolished, re-erects and preserves them in a traditional Chilterns landscape. This private tour will focus on straw and its uses. You will see straw…

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Ashridge History Walk

September 27 @ 10:15 am - 1:00 pm
Ashridge Estate Visitor Centre (Meet at the Monument at Ashridge), Moneybury Hill, Ashridge Estate, Ringshall
Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire HP4 1LX

SORRY - THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED Join us for a 5.5 mile walk that will start at the National Trust Visitor Centre and will take you past Ashridge House, where the walk leader will give you an overview of the history of the house and the monastery that preceded it.  You will then walk along part of Capability Browns Golden Valley and return via the former medieval track that ran between Aldbury and Hemel. The Brownlow Café is…

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Tring Brewery Tour – Historic Beer Styles

September 27 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Tring Brewery, Dunsley Farm, London Rd
Tring, Buckinghamshire HP23 6HA

SORRY - THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED This event, led by a member of the Tring Brewery Team, will take you behind the scenes of this famous local brewery- which coincidentally was the winner of our 2017 Best Craft Beer Award. You'll hear a detailed history of British beer styles with tasters to accompany the talk. There will be a focus on British brewing history, and the sensory analysis of various styles indigenous to the UK. All events will…

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