Visiting Marlow Common
Marlow Common (North) Local Nature Reserve is about 1 mile to the west of Marlow, Buckinghamshire.
By car or motorcycle
• From the north: M40 junction 4, exit south for the A404. At its junction with the A4155 turn right towards Marlow. After about 1 mile turn right at the roundabout and head for Stokenchurch/Lane End. Take the 2nd turning on the left (Queens Rd), continue to t-junction with Oxford Rd, turn right. Continue on Oxford Rd (which soon becomes Chalkpit Lane) for just under a mile until a turning on the left which is signposted (on the right) for Marlow Common/Lower Woodend. An entrance to the Common is on the right opposite the row of houses on the left.
• From the south: A404(M) junction 9B, head for Wycombe A404. At roundabout turn left for Bisham/Temple. Continue through Bisham, over Marlow Bridge to High St. At end of High St (roundabout), turn left towards Henley/Medmenham, after about 150 yards/metres, take the 2nd turning on the right (signposted Bovingdon Green/Frieth). This is Oxford Rd. Continue along Oxford Road as described above.
• From the north: At the M40 junction 4, head south on Wycombe Road (signposted Marlow Bottom). At mini-roundabout with no signs or road names, turn-right. This road is still Wycombe Road, continue along it until t-junction, then turn right onto Little Marlow Road (the A4155). At the next roundabout, turn right (signposted Stokenchurch/Lane End) and continue as described above.
• From the south: North of Maidenhead, at the A308 junction with the A404, head for Bisham. From here follow the description in 'By car or motorcycle' above.
Train: There is a regular branchline service between Maidenhead and Marlow.
Bus: Arriva 850 and 800 from High Wycombe stops at Spinfield Lane and Danesfield. Each is close to Marlow Common.
Chiltern Way and Shakespeares Way (to a lesser extent) are close to Marlow Common (North).
There are a number of pubs, restaurants and cafés in Marlow, or you can bring your own, but please leave nothing but footprints!
Because of the presence of animals and birds at the site, dog walkers are requested to keep dogs under close control at all times.