Brush Hill Nature Reserve The Chiltern Society


The Explore Prestwood LNR is a PDF. Left click to it view in an additional browser window. Right click to download it to your device.

Explore Prestwood LNR
A leaflet (PDF) showing much of the information in this website. Includes a map showing the layout and paths of Prestwood LNR.

Chiltern Society walks series
One of our range of free circular walks is just under 6 miles which starts at Prestwood LNR. The above link will take you to the page in our website where it can be found in 'Other walks'.

Maps including Prestwood LNR

Chiltern Society Footpath Map 12, Hughenden Valley and
Great Missenden, is available in our online shop here.

Ordnance Survey Explorer Map 172, Chiltern Hills East and Landranger Map 165, Aylesbury & Leighton Buzzard. Grid ref.: SP 866 992.

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Visiting Prestwood LNR

The Reserve lies in a small rural valley, close to Prestwood, just to the west of Great Missenden and a few miles to the north of High Wycombe.

It is just behind the houses on Perks Lane, Prestwood, with the entrance to the Reserve (and its car park) a few yards on the right in Hampden Road.

By car, motorcycle or bicycle
From Great Missenden:
Take the A4128 to High Wycombe. After about 2 miles, take the road on the right, which is Perks Lane (opposite road signposted to Little Missenden). Follow Perks Lane to the end (t-junction) and turn right. The car park for Prestwood LNR is about 50 yds on the right, just past the last house.
From High Wycombe:
Take the A4128 to Great Missenden. Pass Cryers Hill and the Kingshills until reaching a sign on the right for Little Missenden, turn left here into Perks Lane and follow the directions above.

Public transport
Nearest mainline stations:
Great Missenden (Chiltern Line) approx 3¾ miles.
High Wycombe (Chiltern Line) approx 6 miles.
Bus routes:
Arriva 48, High Wycombe ↔ Great Missenden (stopping near top of Perks Lane).

There are a number of pubs, caf├ęs and restaurants closeby in Prestwood and Great Missenden, or you can bring your own refreshments, but please leave nothing but footprints!

Sheep at Prestwood LNR

Sheep occasionally graze the Reserve. Dog walkers are requested to keep dogs on a lead when the flock is present.