Seasonal walks season Autumn

Heartwood Forest walk

On the edge of the Chilterns, explore 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 spring.

Aston Rowant Route

This short, stile-free walk shows the Chilterns at their best. There are quiet and hidden landscapes, a National Nature Reserve and superb views from the top of the escarpment.

Tring to Hastoe and back through Tring Park

From the pretty market town of Tring climb the Chilterns to Hastoe enjoying extensive views over the town to the hills beyond. Return through beautiful Tring Park, with its wonderful mature trees, parkland and a few follies.

Chess Valley Route

This walk explores the picturesque Chess Valley and the pretty village of Chenies with its Tudor manor house, 15th century church and village green. It climbs to Church End, Sarratt, passing through the churchyard of the 12th century church. There…

Ivinghoe Beacon & Ashridge

This walk follows the ancient Ridgeway with stunning views from the tops of both Pitstone Hill and Ivinghoe Beacon, before returning through the beautiful woodland of the National Trust’s Ashridge Estate.

Wendover Woods and Cobblers Pits

This very varied walk takes in lovely woods, a hillfort, beautiful views over Aylesbury Vale and the peaceful Wendover Arm of the Grand Union Canal. In June you can experience one of the best displays of orchids anywhere in the…

Brush Hill and the Ridgeway

This walk explores two Chiltern Society-run nature reserves, a very scenic stretch of the Ridgeway and woods blanketed with bluebells in the spring. There are fine views over Chequers, the Prime Minister’s country retreat.

Burnham Beeches

A walk suitable for families round the scenic Burnham Beeches National Nature Reserve, which is particularly colourful in spring and autumn, but well worth a visit at any time of year. It can be shortened if required.

Henley Hills and Woodland Walk

A lovely stile-free walk that explores the hills and woodlands that overlook the beautiful market town of Henley-on-Thames. The first section of the walk is across high parkland with excellent views, the return is through woodland.

Marlow Common Walk

A beautiful walk through the beech woods of Marlow Common and the Chiltern Society’s nature reserve. Look out for bluebells in the spring, orchids in early summer, and deer and red kites all year round.