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The Chiltern Heritage TrailThe Chiltern Heritage Trail

A 50 mile circular route, which passes through all 14 parishes in the Chiltern District – visiting beautiful scenery, picturesque villages and heritage sites – is described in this long awaited publication.

Compiled by our volunteers who have tested the route themselves, this A5-size, spiral-bound book promises to be a wonderful addition to our series of walking guides.

Pre-order your copy now for delivery in November.

Price £5.95.
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50 Great Walks in the Chilterns

50 Great Walks in the Chilterns

A carefully selected collection of 50 favourite walks throughout the Chilterns, this ultimate, 212 page, spiral-bound guide to walking here is entirely based on contributions from our volunteers and marks our 50th Anniversary in 2015.

Click on any of the sample pages to see them in more detail.

Price £14.95.
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Walking books by Nick Moon
Description
Pages Price
CHILTERN WALKS BUCKSChiltern Walks – Buckinghamshire
30 circular walks in the Buckinghamshire Chilterns, showing the considerable variety of the countryside with a whole series of inviting landscapes to be explored.
144 £8.99
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CIRCULAR WALKS CHILTERN WAY HERTS & BEDS Circular Walks Along The Chiltern Way – Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire
Circular walks ranging from 5 to 9 miles, which can be combined for more challenging walking. Car parking and nearest rail link are given, along with maps.
117 £7.99
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Family Walks. Chilterns North Family Walks. Chilterns North Family Walks. Chilterns North
First in the series (of two). 30 child-friendly walks from 1.8 to 5.5 miles. A map for each shows the route, pubs, roads and other features. Text includes places of interest.
144 £6.99

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Oxfordshire Walks. Oxford, The Cotswolds & The Cherwell valley (back) Oxfordshire Walks. Oxford, The Cotswolds & The Cherwell valley (front) Oxfordshire Walks. Oxford, The Cotswolds & The Cherwell Valley
First in the series (of two). 30 walks from 3.3 to 12 miles. A map for each shows the route, pubs, roads and other features. Text includes places of interest.
192 £6.99

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Oxfordshire Walks. Oxford, The Downs (back) Downs and Thames Valley Oxfordshire Walks. Oxford. The Downs & The Thames Valley
Second in the series (of two). 30 walks from 1.7 to 11.8 miles. A map for each shows the route, pubs, roads and other features. Text includes places of interest.
192 £7.99

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Other walking books
Description
Author Pages Price
Pub Walks in The Chilterns Pub Walks in The Chilterns The Chilterns – A Dog Walker's Guide
Designed with maximum off-lead time and minimum exposure to roads. 20 circular walks from 2½ to 5½ miles.
Ruth Paley 98 £7.95
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Buckinghamshire - A Dog Walker's Guide Buckinghamshire - A Dog Walker's Guide Buckinghamshire – A Dog Walker's Guide
Designed with maximum off-lead time and minimum exposure to roads – 20 circular walks from 1½ to 5 miles.
Debbie Kendall 98 £7.99
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Kiddiwalks in Berkshire Kiddiwalks in Berkshire Kiddiwalks in Berkshire
20 circular walks with fun things for children. From ¾ to 4 miles, each includes a picnic site, café or family pub.
Ruth Paley 98 £7.99
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Kiddiwalks in The Chilterns Kiddiwalks in The Chilterns Kiddiwalks in The Chilterns
20 circular walks with fun things for children. From 1 to 5 miles, each includes picnic site, café or family pub.
Abigail Hamilton-Thompson 98 £7.99
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Kiddiwalks in HertfordshireKiddiwalks in Hertfordshire
Twenty circular walks, packed with fun things for children to see and do. Walks range from ¾ to 5½ miles and each includes a picnic site, café or family pub.
Jean Gardner 98 £7.99
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North Chiltern TrailNorth Chiltern TrailNorth Chiltern TrailNorth Chiltern Trail
North Chiltern Trail
With the complete 42 mile Trail described in text and pictures, the book includes an introduction, history, geology and general information, plus maps and descriptions. Showing 9 linear sections ranging from 3½ to 6 miles (5.5 to 10 km), alternative circular-routes, to return to each starting point, are also detailed.
Chiltern Society 46 £4.95
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Oxfordshire Country Walks Oxfordshire Country Walks Oxfordshire Country Walks. 6, South Chilterns and Thames, Goring to Henley
8 circular walks from 4 to 8 miles (6.4 to 12.9 km) in the Oxon Chilterns. Packed with intersting information.
Mary Webb, Alan Spencer, Allister Smith 126 £5.99
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Chilterns Teashop Walks Chilterns Teashop Walks New! Chilterns Teashop Walks
1 linear and 16 circular walks, ranging from 2 to 7 miles. With route maps, descriptions and locations of teashops.
Jean Patefield 98 £7.95
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Pocket Pub Walks Pocket Pub Walks Pocket Pub Walks. Chilterns
15 circular walks throughout the Chilterns. From 2 to 6¾ miles (3.2 to 10.9 km), each has at least one pub on the route.
Nick Channer 82 £4.99
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Cycling books
Description Author Pages Price
THE CHILTERNS CYCLEWAYThe Chilterns Cycleway
This official guide book has all you need to know about the Cycleway: 23 detailed maps for each section, a few suggested short breaks, plus additional route and accommodation information. Spiral-bound.
Chilterns
Conservation
Board
54 £5
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ON YOUR BIKE CHILTERNSOn Your Bike in The Chilterns
Good maps and instructions. Spiral-bound to fold easily. 20 routes for your day's enjoyment with High Wycombe as a central point to take you round the Chilterns.
Sue & Paul
Thomas
98 £8.95
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Books with a Chilterns topic
Description Author or editor Pages Price

Chiltern Landscapes
This spectacular book of images from around the Chilterns traces the seasons, from springtime bluebells, to summer beech woods, the golden glory of autumn and the drama of winter… Available in large size: A4, and pocket size: 16 x 11 cm.
Doug Kennedy 40 Pocket size:
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Large size: £11.99

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The Cultural Heritage of Chiltern WoodsThe Cultural Heritage of
Chiltern Woods

In this 'illustrated guide to archaeological features' the author helps us to understand the bumps, hollows and other earthworks in Chiltern woods.
John Morris 60 £10
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Special Trees & Woods of the Chilterns Special Trees & Woods of the Chilterns
Photographically illustrated, stunning result of a 4 year project to identify and record them and their stories.
Rachel Sanderson 176 £16.99
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Wild FlowersWild Flowers and Where to Find Them in The Chilterns
The region's geology and flora, charts showing when each is at its best, a pictorial guide and 18 walks to help you find them.
Laurie & Gay Fallows 160 £7.99
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Walking books and maps from East Berkshire Ramblers
Description Publisher Pages Price
Rambling for Pleasure - Thames Rambling for Pleasure
along the Thames

24 short country walks between Runnymede and Sonning, ranging from between 2 and 6½ miles. Over 100 miles in total. Showing parking, pubs, bus stops, and other features.
East Berkshire Ramblers’ Association 56 £4.95
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Rambling for Pleasure - E Berks Rambling for Pleasure
in East Berkshire

24 country walks around Maidenhead, Wokingham, Bracknell and Ascot, ranging from between 3 and 8½ miles. Over 125 miles in total. Showing parking, pubs, bus stops, and other features.
East Berkshire Ramblers’ Association 52 £4.95
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Cookham & District Cookham & District
Map with over 70 miles of footpaths. A4 size, with path numbers, permitted paths, Woodland Trust access land, National Trust open country, pubs, car parking, bus stops, parishes and other features.
East Berkshire Ramblers’ Association 2
(front and back)
50p
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Hurley & District Hurley & District
Map with over 40 miles of footpaths. A4 size, with path numbers, permitted paths, Woodland Trust access land, National Trust open country, pubs, car parking, bus stops, parishes and other features.
East Berkshire Ramblers’ Association 2
(front and back)
50p
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Windsor and the Great Park Windsor and the Great Park
Map with many miles of footpaths around Windsor and inside the Great Park. A3 size, with additional information about attractions, plus path numbers, permitted paths, Woodland Trust access land, National Trust open country, pubs, car parking, bus stops and other features.
East Berkshire Ramblers’ Association 2
(front and back)
£1
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See more E. Berkshire Ramblers’ maps and books in their website.

Special Trees & Woods of the Chilterns is one of our newest books. See ‘Books with a Chilterns Topic’ for more details.

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