Brush Hill Nature Reserve The Chiltern Society


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Wildlife Walks for Everyone
In addition to useful information, this leaflet shows two very short routes which are designed to enable visitors to best enjoy the wildlife at the site. Suitable for manual wheelchairs and pushchairs.

Discover, Explore, Enjoy
Shows all rights of way in and around Brush Hill, plus key features – like ‘Black Hedge’ – how to get there and more.

Chiltern Society walks series
One of our range of free circular walks leaflets is a 3 mile circular walk from Princes Risborough to explore Brush Hill. The above link will take you to the page in our website where it can be viewed or downloaded.

Maps showing Brush Hill

The leaflets above include maps of the site.

Chiltern Society Footpath Map 7. West Wycombe and Princes Risborough. Available in our online shop here.

OS Explorer Map 181, Chiltern Hills North.
OS Landragner Map 165, Aylesbury & Leighton Buzzard. Grid ref.: SP 824 037 (for Whiteleaf Cross & Hill car park).

View larger Google map

Visiting Brush Hill

Brush Hill Local Nature Reserve is close to Monks Risborough. Princes Risborough is a little further from the site, but is a busier town with more amenities.

Brush Hill is in a roughly triangular-shaped area formed by Peters Lane and Kop Hill. Opposite the car park for Whiteleaf Cross & Hill, there is an entrance for Brush Hill, where you will find the information panel (pictured below).

You're welcome!

Whether walking the Ridgeway National Trail (which crosses the site) or if you're just enjoying a picnic, the panoramic views from the Hill are among the best in the Chilterns. We encourage everyone to use this open access space, including schools, Guides, Scouts, etc. Please contact the Chiltern Society for more details.


By car, motorcycle or bicycle
From Princes Risborough, take the A4010 to Aylesbury. After ½ mile, take the road on the right, which is Peters Lane and is signposted to Whiteleaf Hill. Follow the lane up the hill for ½ mile to the car park at the top on the left.

Public transport
Nearest mainline stations: Monks Risborough – just under a mile. Princes Risborough – just under 2 miles.
Bus route: Arriva Route 300 – bus-stop at the bottom of Peters Lane.

On foot
The Ridgeway National Trail goes through the reserve.

There are a number of pubs and cafés in Princes Risborough, or you can bring your own, but please leave nothing but footprints!

Sheep graze the grassland at times and dog walkers are requested to keep dogs on a lead when the flock is present.