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Penn Jubilee Wood walk

A more challenging walk through woods and fields that also has a couple of more gentle options. The highlight is a visit to the fairly recently planted Penn Diamond Jubilee Wood and the opportunity to sample the food and drink…

Brush Hill & Whiteleaf Hill Walk

This 2 mile walk explores two of the Chiltern Society’s most important nature reserves. It’s easy walking but there is one steep climb. Both sites provide fantastic panoramic views of the Chilterns escarpment, Vale of Aylesbury and further

Ley Hill Social Distancing Walk

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…

Nettlebed Circular Social Distancing Walk

Nettlebed is in the midst of the Chilterns and a beautiful place for walking. This 6 mile walk has no stiles or kissing gates. It passes through Warburg Nature Reserve, best known for its dormouse population. There is a visitor…

Pitstone Hill Social Distancing Walk

This 6 mile stile free walk initially follows the ancient Ridgeway with stunning views from the top of Pitstone Hill before returning through the beautiful woodland of the National Trust’s Ashridge Estate. One of a series of Social Distancing walks.

Red Kite Social Distancing Walk

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.

Tring Park Social Distancing Walk

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…

Great Offley Social Distancing Walk

A 6.2 mile walk from the village of Great Offley that has scenic views and the opportunity to see such wildlife as red kites and buzzards, and perhaps a sparrow hawk or a hobby, or even a rare bee orchid.…

Whiteleaf Walks

Two routes. The Whiteleaf route is about 1.2 km (¾ mile) there and back, and The Brush Hill walk is a 1 km (½ mile) circular route.

Whiteleaf Walk

5.7 miles, with c900ft of ascent over the length of the walk. A moderately demanding walk, with one fairly steep descent and two moderate ascents. One stile. Look out for the painted waymarkers on the trees.

Walk the HOOP

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…

Views of the Ver Valley

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.

The Phoenix Trail

Moderate walk: 5 miles, linear shared path for walkers, cyclists and wheelchair users. Start: Thame centre. Finish: Princes Risborough centre.

The Lee and Lee Common

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.

St Paul’s Walden Walk

6.5 miles, with 475ft/145m of ascent. A moderate walk with steady ascents and descents. Paths are generally good, but the sections through woodland can be very muddy in wet conditions.

Princes Risborough Ridgeway Circular Walk

A 7 mile circular walk following sections of The Ridgeway National Trail and the Chiltern Way, through beautiful Chilterns scenery including wooded hills and nature reserves. You will pass some great rural pubs, a windmill and some far-reaching views.

Little Chalfont to Chesham

This 9.7 km (6 mile) walk starts at Chalfont & Latimer station and finishes at Chesham, both on the Metropolitan Line. Several interesting waypoints are all described in the leaflet, including the sites of: a 1st century Roman villa, a…

Ivinghoe Beacon

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.

Great Missenden to Chesham

This 9.8 km (just over 6 mile) walk starts at Great Missenden railway station and finishes at Chesham Metropolitan line station. Several interesting waypoints are all described in the leaflet, including: the site of a Saxon church, 12th century earthworks…

Forty Green Pub Walks

Pub Stroll: Just over ½ mile (1km), allow 30 minutes. Longer walk: 2 miles (3.5km), allow 1 hour, woodland, meadows and hills. Start and finish: Royal Standard of England PH, Forty Green.

Common Series – Nettlebed

17 mile: start/finish at Nettlebed. 10½ mile: start/finish at Nettlebed. 11½ mile: start/finish at Nettlebed. Includes Lower Common Wood, Greys Green, Peppard common, Kingwood common, Ipsden Heath, Nuffield common and Nettlebed common.

Common Series Near Berkhamsted

17 mile: start/finish at Berkhamsted railway station. 8 mile: start/finish at Bridgewater Monument, Ashridge. 8½ mile: start/finish at Berkhamsted railway station. Includes Berkhamsted, Pitstone, Ivinghoe, Aldbury and Northchurch commons.

Common Series – Ewelme and Ibstone

18 mile: start/finish at Ewelme. 8 mile: start/finish at Christmas Common. 8½ mile: start/finish at Ewelme. 9¾ mile: start/finish at Cookley Green. Includes Watlington Chalk Pits, Ibstone common, Turville Heath, Maidensgrove common, Cookley Green and Ewelme’s cow common.

Chorleywood to Chesham

This 13.7 km (8½ mile) walk starts at Chorleywood station and finishes at Chesham, both on the Metropolitan Line. Several interesting waypoints are all described in the leaflet, including: Chenies Manor, views of the London skyline (on a clear day)…

Chess Valley Walk

The full 10 mile linear walk starts from Rickmansworth London Underground Station and finishes at Chesham London Underground Station. Shorter walks are also mapped starting from Chorleywood and Chalfont & Latimer Stations. Taking in some of the most attractive countryside…

Chesham Food Trail

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…

Charlton Walk

6.7 miles with 505ft of ascent A moderate stile-free walk over rolling countryside. Gaining access through some kissing gates along the route will test your ingenuity!

Brush Hill Walk

This 3 mile stile free walk takes in two Chiltern Society nature reserves that have some of the finest views in the area. 180m of ascent.

Bolter End Farm

Short stile-free walk 2 miles (3km), allow 1 hour. Start and finish: Lane End car park near High Wycombe, HP14.

Aston Rowant Walk

150 m (165 yd) path from the main car park to a viewpoint and longer, flatter, 750 m (820 yd) path through beech woods.

Amersham to Chesham (Station to Station)

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…

Aston Rowant Discovery Trail

This download includes map, description and 5-page illustrated guide to the route. Shorter route: 5¼ miles (8.5 km), allow 2½ hours. With extension to pub and hotel: 6¼ miles (10 km), allow 2¾ hours. Start and finish: The Green or…