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…
A choice of stile-free walks between 5 and 8 miles that visit Aldbury, Ashridge and Tring Park. Easy walking on good paths with some hills.
Climb out of the Gade valley then head south through villages, fields and woodland. Cross the Chess near Sarratt and pass the Chiltern Open Air Museum on the way to Chalfont St Giles.
A 5.9 mile route that explores the many paths and trails from Lane End. There are some outstanding views. 180m of ascent.
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
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.
This undulating stile free 5.5 walk explores the Chilterns countryside around the south Oxfordshire village of Binfield Heath. Look out for historic cottages, a former deer park and evidence of past brick making. There is also plenty of flora and…
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.
The Chilterns are well known for their beech woodlands. This gentle 2.5 mile stile free walk goes through some of the best of them enabling you to appreciate their beauty and take in some lovely views over the Chess Valley.…
This scenic gently undulating 2.8 stile-free walk takes you through a variety of habitats. One of a series of Social Distancing walk.
A lovely 5 miles 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. One of…
The parish of Kimpton is criss-crossed by an extensive of public rights of way, some of them dating from pre-Roman times. This 5.2 miles walk explores the farmland north of the village which is rich in wildlife and there are…
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.…
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…
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 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.
This 5.1 mile stile free walk quickly leaves Prestwood and uses some of the less frequented paths to enjoy the beautiful countryside in the surrounding area. One of a series of Social Distancing walks.
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 scenic 2.1 mile stile free walk which starts in Peppard Common and follows Dog Lane and the Chiltern Way. A gentle walk on wide tracks. 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…
An easy 2.5 mile stile free walk that passes through woodland with views across the adjacent countryside before returning via the Dashwood Mausoleum and Hell Fire caves. One of a series of Social Distancing walks.
This 5 mile stile free walk takes in some great views of the urban landscape, valleys and woodland to the north and west of the historic town of Berkhamsted. One of a series of Social Distancing walks
This 6 mile walk takes in some wonderful Chilterns scenery including rolling chalk downland, beech woodlands and ancient pathways. There are far-reaching views over the Oxfordshire Vale from Aston Rowant Nature Reserve. One of a series of Social Distancing walks.
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.…
From Chalfont St Giles you follow quiet country paths over fields and through woods, passing pretty villages. You then cross the busy Wye valley and M40 before returning to rural calm and passing through larger patches of woodland before ending…
A walk, initially through woodland, then along the lovely Hambleden Valley and passing through the villages of Hambleden, Fingest and Turville. There are fine views from the hills above Fingest and Turville.
This is classic walking in South Oxfordshire, farm country and woodland, with frequent, open views over the Thames valley to the South and later across the Oxfordshire Plain.
This quiet, relatively remote, stage of the Chiltern Way offers fine views across the Oxford Plain from the downs above Ewelme before continuing northwards through mainly broad-leaf woodland.
Explore the pretty ridges, valleys and woods past Radnage and over Bledlow Ridge. Cross the broad Risborough Gap and continue through quiet woods and remote hamlets. Note the stage finish has changed because of HS2 works.
Climb out of the Misbourne Valley then walk field paths through remote hamlets and woods. Follow the line of Grim’s ditch before crossing the “Tring Gap” to the edge of Aldbury. Route updated for HS2 works.
Walk through the woods of the Ashridge estate and then cross the Gade valley to Studham. You pass Whipsnade Zoo and the tree cathedral before enjoying the spectacular views from Dunstable Downs.
After skirting Houghton Regis and crossing the M1 you can enjoy fine stretches of open downland around Sundon before reaching the beech hangers above Sharpenhoe and its attractive iron age fort.
You start by heading to the prominent Galley and Warden Hills, from where you get extensive views over Luton and the surrounding country. You then turn your back on the urban and thread your way through quiet, remote feeling country…
After crossing the Lea Valley the route skirts Harpenden and passes under the M1 before a stretch of pretty, quiet countryside after the village of Flamstead. You cross the lovely Gade valley, finishing with a remarkably green passage through Hemel.
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.
6½ km (4 miles), allow 2½ hours. Start and finish: Car park at the Tree Cathedral, Whipsnade.
6.8 miles with 620ft of ascent A moderate walk on good paths with one short, very steep climb. Care needed when descending on wet chalk and slippery tree roots. Dogs may need lifting over a couple of stiles.
4.2 miles, with c180m of ascent. An undulating walk with one steep and one moderate ascent, and one steep descent.
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.
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.
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.
5.5 miles, with c130m of ascent. An easy walk with one steep climb and one steep descent.
6½ km (4 miles), allow 2½ hours. Start and finish: Park near the War memorial on the village green, opposite the Red Lion.
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.
5.8 miles with 250ft of ascent. An easy walk with two gentle climbs and one steep descent.
5.5 miles, with shorter 2.2 and 2.9 mile options. An easy flat walk, mostly on good surfaces but with some muddy sections after rain.
5 or 6½ km (3 or 4 miles), allow 1½ or 2 hours. Start and finish: Rickmansworth Aquadrome car park.
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.
5.8 miles, with c110m of ascent A moderate walk, with the main climb at the start. Can be muddy in places. Four stiles.
7 km (4½ miles), allow 1¾ hours. Start and finish: Dashwood Arms.
5 miles. A moderate walk, with c600ft of ascent over its length. No stiles. There is a more strenuous option which adds an extra 160ft of ascent.
4 km (2½ miles), allow 1½ hours. Start and finish: The Old Kiln, Nettlebed Village.
4.7 miles with 160ft of ascent. There is also a shorter 3 mile option. An easy waterside walk.
5.5 miles, with c600ft of ascent. A moderate walk with some fairly short ascents and descents. It can be muddy in places. Eight stiles.
4.75 miles, with c150m of ascent. An easy walk with three climbs.
Short walk: 2½ miles (4km), gently undulating circular walk, allow 1½ hours. Start and finish: Kiln Lane, Lacey Green.
4 and 5 km (2½ and 3 miles), allow 1½ hours. Start and finish: The King William, Hailey.
4 km (2½ miles), allow 1½ hours. Start and finish: Hughenden Church.
4 km (2½ miles), allow 1½ hours. Start and finish: Henley-on-Thames or Shiplake railway stations.
5.5 miles, with c150m of ascent over the length of the walk. A moderate walk, mostly on paths and bridleways, and some lanes.
Short walk: 1¾ miles (3km), undulating woodland and open countryside walk, 2 steep descents, allow 45 minutes. Start and finish: Greys Court Car Park.
4 km (2½ miles), allow 1½ hours. Start and finish: Great Missenden railway station.
5.5 miles with 630ft of ascent. A moderate walk with three climbs.
6½ km (4 miles), allow 2½ hours. Start and finish: Goring and Streatley railway station.
Short walk: ¾ mile (1.2km) accessible only when the property is open, easy waymarked path, allow 30 minutes. Start and finish: Greys Court Visitor Reception.
4.7 miles with 590ft of ascent. A moderate stile-free walk on easy, but sometimes muddy, tracks. One steep climb.
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.
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!
5 miles with 290ft of ascent. A gentle walk with one easy climb. Woodland paths can be muddy at times.
5.7 miles, with c140m of ascent. An easy walk, with two gentle climbs and one steep descent.
3.5 miles with 210ft of ascent Generally fairly dry paths, tracks and drives. A few moderate hills but no stiles.
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.
5 km (3 miles), allow 2 hours. Start and finish: Bourne End railway station.
5.2 miles, with c150m of ascent. An undulating walk with three moderate climbs and one steep descent
6.25 miles, with c185m of ascent . A moderate walk, with one steep descent and ascent .
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.