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General circular walks
  • Walk descriptions in green below, have no stiles
  • Wheelchair-friendly routes are indicated in red.
  • Distances and timings are approximate.
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Berkhamstead Commons walks 'Commons' series
Walks on Commons near Berkhamstead
17 mile: start/finish at Berkhamsted railway station.
8 mile: start/finish at Bridgewater Monument, Ashridge.
8½ mile: start/finish at Berkhamsted railway station.

Includes Berkhamsted, Pitstone, Ivinghoe, Aldbury and Northchurch commons.

Chesham Commons walks 'Commons' series
Walks on Commons between Chesham and Chipperfield
10 mile: start/finish at Chalfont & Latimer railway station.
16 mile: start/finish at Chalfont & Latimer railway station.

Includes Chesham Moor, Big Round Green, Ley Hill common, Chipperfield common and Dawes common.
Christmas Common walks 'Commons' series
Circular walks near Christmas Common
2½ miles, 3 miles or 6 miles each starting and finishing at Christmas Common.

There is no longer any common land at Christmas Common. On these walks you will discover local history and see features of landscape archaeology indicating where the commons were and how the land was used in the past.
Ewelme Commons walks 'Commons' series
Walks on Commons between Ewelme and Ibstone
18 mile: start/finish at Ewelme.
8 mile: start/finish at Christmas Common.
8½ mile: start/finish at Ewelme.
9¾ mile: start/finish at Cookley Green.

Includes Watlington Chalk Pits, Ibstone common, Turville Heath, Maidensgrove common, Cookley Green and Ewelme's cow common.
Great Missenden Commons walks 'Commons' series
Walks on Commons near Great Missenden
17 mile: start/finish at either Wendover or Great Missenden.
9 mile: start/finish at Wendover.
9½ mile: start/finish at Great Missenden.

Includes Little Hampden common and Great Hampden common.
Marlow Commons walks 'Commons' series
Walks on Commons between Marlow and West Wycombe
18 mile: start/finish at Marlow.
10 mile: start/finish at West Wycombe.
12 mile: start/finish at Marlow.

Includes Marlow, Moorend, Ditchfield, Handleton and Wheeler End commons, West Wycombe Hill (which is a common), Toweridge and Booker commons.
Nettlebed Commons walks 'Commons' series
Walks on Commons near Nettlebed
17 mile: start/finish at Nettlebed.
10½ mile: start/finish at Nettlebed.
11½ mile: start/finish at Nettlebed.

Includes Lower Common Wood, Greys Green, Peppard common, Kingwood common, Ipsden Heath, Nuffield common and Nettlebed common.
Ashridge Drovers' Walks The Ashridge Drovers' Walks
Short walk: 6½ km (4 miles), allow 2 hours.
Long walk: 10 km (6 miles), allow 3 hours.
Start and finish: Tring Railway Station, Aldbury. .
Beacon Views Walks Beacon View Walks
Long walk: 8 km (5 miles), allow 2½ hours.
Short walk: 3 km (2 miles), allow 1 hour.
Start and finish: The Greyhound, Chesham Road, Wigginton, Herts.
the Chalk Hills Walks The Chalk Hills Walks, Lilley
Short walk 3.2 km (2 miles) up and down hill, no stiles, allow 1 hour.
Long route 8 km (5 miles) rolling countryside, 2 stiles, allow 2 hours.
Start and finish: The Lilley Arms, Lilley.
Chinnor Circular Walks Chinnor Circular Walks
Long walk: 9 km (5½ miles), allow 2½ hours.
Short walk: 3½ km (2 miles), allow 1 hour.
Start and finish: The Village centre, Chinnor, Oxon.
Forty Green Pub Walks Forty Green Pub Walks
Longer walk: 3 km (2 miles), allow 1 hour.
Pub stroll: 1 km (½ mile), allow ½ hour.
Start and finish: The Royal Standard of England near Beaconsfield, Bucks.
Galley and Warden Hills Galley and Warden Hills
Streatley Fields Walk: 4 miles (6½ km), allow 2 hours.
Galley Hill Walk: 2 miles (3¼ km), allow 1 hour.
Warden Hill Walk: 1¾ miles (2¾ km), allow 1 hour.
Start and finish: Warden Hill Road or Chequers pub.
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The Iron Age Fort Walks The Iron Age Fort Walks
Long walk: 8 km (5 miles), allow 2½ hours.
Short walk: 4 km (2½ miles), allow 1¼ hours.
Start and finish: The Full Moon, Hawridge Common, nr Chesham, Bucks.
Little Marlow Little Marlow Walk
Water and Woods Walk: 6 miles (10 km), allow 3 hours.
The Water Walk: 3 miles (5½ km), allow 1½ hours.
Start and finish: Bourne End station, Bucks.
Red Kite Walks Red Kite Walks
Long walk: 15 km (9½ miles). Allow 4 hours.
Medium walks: 7 and 9 km (4½ and 5½ miles). Allow 2 and 3 hours.
Start and finish: Studley Green, Bucks.
Seer Green & Beaconsfield Seer Green & Beaconsfield
Circular Walk: 3 miles (5½ km). Allow 2½ hours.
Station to Station Walk: 5½ miles (9 km). Allow 3 hours.
Start and finish: Seer Green & Jordans station / Beaconsfield station.
The Straw Plaiters Walk, Pirton The Straw Plaiters Walk, Pirton
3½ mile (6 km) walk across open, rolling farmland; no stiles. Allow 2 hours.
Start and finish: The Motte and Bailey, Pirton.
The Three Springs Walks, Offley Thames and Chilterns Walks
A choice of walks of 2½ and 2¾ miles, from Henley along the River Thames into the Chiltern Hills. Start and finish: Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire.
The Three Springs Walks, Offley The Three Springs Walks, Offley
Long walk: 8½ km (5¼ miles) gentle hills, no stiles. Allow 2½ hours.
Short walk: 2¾ km (1¾ miles) fairly flat, no stiles. Allow 1 hour.

Start and finish: The Red Lion, Offley.
The Three Springs Walks, Offley Views of the Vale Walks
Coombe Hill Walk: 3½ miles, allow 1½ to 2 hours.
Wendover Woods Walk: 7 miles, allow 3½ to 4 hours.
Start and finish: Wendover, nr Aylesbury, Bucks.
The Three Springs Walks, Offley

Views of the Thames Walks
Circular walks from 6½ to 16 km (4 to 10 miles), 2 to 5 hours.
Start and finish: Goring or Streatley. See also…

Views of The Thames – Archeology Sheet
Supplementary information for the Goring section. View/download it here.

Walks Like The Clappers Miles Without Stiles – Walk Like The Clappers
Long walk: 11 km (7 miles), allow 3 hours.
Short walk: 9 km (5½ miles), allow 2½ hour.
Pub walk: 2½ km (1½ miles), allow 1 hour.
Start and finish: Harlington, Beds.
West Wycombe and Bradenham West Wycombe and Bradenham Walks
Several circular walks. Shortest walk: 4 km (2½miles), allow 1 hour.
Longest walk: over 16 km (10 miles), allow 5 hours. See also…

West Wycombe & Bradenham Walk – Archeology Sheet
Supplementary information for the Hughenden-Bradenham section. View/download here.
Chilterns Country – Berkamsted Waterways Berkhamsted Waterways Walk
Short walk: 2 miles (3km), no stiles, allow 45 mins. Wheelchair friendly.
Medium walk: 4 miles (6km), no stiles, allow 1½ hours.
Long walk: 6 miles (10km), no stiles, allow 2½ hours.

Start and finish: Berkhamsted Railway Station.
Bulbourne Valley Water Walk Bulbourne Valley Water Walk
Short walk: 2 miles (3.5km) canal towpath, several stiles, allow 1 hour.
Long walk: 3½ miles (6km) rolling hills, no stiles, allow 2-3 hours.
Start and finish Cow Roast Inn, near Tring HP23 5RF.
Chinnor Circular Walk Chinnor Circular Walk
Short walk: 2 miles (3.5km) hills, woodland, stiles, allow 1 hour.
Longer walk: 5½ miles (9km) hills, woodland, several stiles, allow 2½ hours.
Start and finish: Chinnor Village Centre.
Family Walks from Wellplace Zoo Family Walks From Wellplace Zoo
Short walks: 1.5miles-3½ miles (3km-6km) gentle circular walks on quiet lanes, no stiles, 1 hill, allow 45 minutes to 2 hours.
Start and finish: Wellplace Zoo, Wallingford.
Flamstead Farmland Walk Flamstead Farmland Walk
Short walk 2½ miles (4km), undulating farmland, allow 1¼ hours.
Moderate walk 6 miles (10km), undulating farmland, allow 3 hours.
Start and finish: Car Park at the junction of Friendless Lane & Mill Lane.
Forty Green Pub Walks Forty Green Pub Walks
Pub Stroll: Just over ½ mile (1km), allow 30 minutes. Longer walk: 2 miles (3.5km), allow 1 hour, woodland, meadows and hills.
Start and finish: Royal Standard of England PH, Forty Green.
Gade Valley Discovery Walk Gade Valley Discovery Walk
Moderate walk: 4 miles (7km), water meadows and villages in the Gade Valley, allow 2 hours.
Start and finish: Wyevale Garden Centre, Pipers Hill, Great Gaddesden.
Box Moor Trust - Blue Walk Box Moor Trust – Blue Walk
Short walk: 2½ miles (4km), no stiles, allow 2 hours.
Start and finish: Heath Lane by St John's Church, Boxmoor HP1 1JY.
Box Moor Trust - Green Walk Box Moor Trust – Green Walk
Westbrook Hay, a walk with steep climbs: 2½ miles (4km), allow 2 hours.
Start and finish: Box Moor Trust Centre car park HP1 2RE.
Box Moor Trust - Organge Walk Box Moor Trust – Orange Walk
Short, easy walk: ¾ mile (1¼km), allow 30-60 mins. Wheelchair friendly.
Start and finish: Car park next to the Old Barn near A4251 (London Road).
Box Moor Trust  - Red Walk Box Moor Trust – Red Walk
Several steep hills, suitable for the more agile: 3½ miles (6km), allow 2-3 hours.
Start and finish: Plough Gardens next to Hemel Hempstead Cricket Club.
Open Access in The Chilterns Open Access in the Chilterns
Explore access land such as chalk downland, common land and woodland.
Views of the Ver Valley Views of the Ver Valley
Long route: 4 miles (6.5km), allow 2½ hours. Short route: 3 miles (5km), allow 2 hours, cirular walk with hills, stiles and steps.
Start and finish: Redbourn Common or Redbournbury Mill.
Walks In The Misbourne Valley
Three circular walks from various points in the Misbourne Valley: 3 miles (5km) to 10 miles (15km), passing various places of interest and historic sites. See also…

Walks In The Misbourne Valley – Archeology Sheet
Supplementary information. View/download here.

Bullocks Farm Bullocks Farm Walk
Moderate walk: 4½ miles (7.2km), common land, farmland and woodland, allow 2¼ hours.
Start and finish: Lane End Car Park or the Chequers Pub, Wheeler End Common.
Fryers Farm Walk Fryers Farm Walk (Lane End)
Short walk: 3¼ miles (5.2km), moderately easy farmland and wooded valleys, allow 1.75 hours.
Start and finish: Lane End Car Park.
Greys Court Overview Map Greys Court Estate Overview Map
Map showing footpaths and bridleways in and around Greys Court Estate near Henley-on-Thames.
Hanover Hill (Lane End) Hanover Hill (Lane End)
Short walk: 2¾ miles (4.5km), easy stroll through woods and open fields, allow 1½ hours.
Start and finish: Lane End Car Park.
Ivinghoe Beacon Walk
Short walk: 3 miles (5.5km), circular walk through open country and woods with some strenuous climbs, allow 1.75 hours.
Start and finish: Step's Hill Car Park off the road from Ringshall to Ivinghoe Beacon.
Chequers Valley Walk The Chequers Valley Walk
Short circular walk: 2¾ miles (4.5km), mixed woodland and open farmland.
Start and finish: St Mary-le-Moor Church, Cadmore End.
Frieth Round Walk The Frieth Round Walk
Moderate circular walk: 4¾ miles (7.6km), commons and beech woods, allow 2½ hours.
Start and finish: Lane End car park.
Tipping Shaw Wood Tipping Shaw Wood
Moderate circular walk: 4½ miles (7.2km), commons and hidden valleys, allow 2¼ hours.
Start and finish: Lane End car park.
Woodcock Walk at Hughenden Estate Woodcock Walk at Hughenden Manor
Short circular walk: 1 mile (1.6km), farmland and woods on the Hughenden Estate, allow 45 minutes.
Start and finish: Info Point, main woodland car park at Hughenden Manor.

Chesham Heritage Trail Chesham Heritage Trail
A 3 km (2 miles) circular walk taking in 1,000 years in the history of Chesham.
Find 4 additional linear (Station to Station) walks in this series under 'Other walks' below.
The Chesham Outer Ring The Chesham Outer Ring
This walk skirts the outer fringes of Chesham. The total length is 13 km (7½ miles).
Find 4 additional linear (Station to Station) walks in this series under 'Other walks' below.
Tylers Hill, Ley Hill and the Chess Tylers Hill, Ley Hill and the Chess
This 8 km (5 mile) walk to the east of Chesham, explores the network of paths in beautiful rolling countryside lying between Chesham and the cluster of villages of Tylers Hill, Ley Hill and Botley.
Four additional linear (Station to Station) walks in this series can also be found under 'Other walks' below.
Chesham Bois and the Beech Hangers Chesham Bois and the Beech Hangers
The Chilterns are well known for their beech woodlands. This 6½ km (4 mile) gentle walk takes you through the beech hangers on Chesham’s doorstep enabling you to appreciate their beauty.
Four additional linear (Station to Station) walks in this series can also be found under 'Other walks' below.
Chartridge ‘Hills and Vales’ Chartridge ‘Hills and Vales’
A 13 km (8 miles) walk in the valleys to the west of Chesham along which run tracks with curious names such as Herbert’s Hole and Blind Lane, and roads that on some days are almost devoid of traffic.
Four additional linear (Station to Station) walks in this series can also be found under 'Other walks' below.
Ashley Green ‘Farms, Forts and Fighters’ Ashley Green ‘Farms, Forts and Fighters’
This is a 13½ km (8½ mile) walk into history; whether it is ancient history with an iron age fort or a reminder of a more modern conflict, a Second World War airfield where USAF bombers took off on their bombing raids.
Four additional linear (Station to Station) walks in this series can also be found under 'Other walks' below.
Stile-free, mostly circular walks
  • Some General circular walks and Other walks also have no stiles. All Wheelchair-accessible routes of course, have no stiles.
  • Distances and timings are approximate.
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If you enjoy these walks, please consider joining the Chiltern Society and help to support our work in caring for this beautiful part of the country.

Aston Rowant Discovery Trail Aston Rowant Discovery Trail
This download includes map, description and 5-page illustrated guide to the route.
Shorter route: 5¼ miles (8.5 km), allow 2½ hours. With extension to pub and hotel: 6¼ miles (10 km), allow 2¾ hours.
Start and finish: The Green or Church Lane, Aston Rowant.
Bolter End Farm Walk Bolter End Farm
Short stile-free walk 2 miles (3km), allow 1 hour.
Start and finish: Lane End car park near High Wycombe, HP14.
Booker Stile Free Walk Booker stile-free walk
An easy, level walk: 3½ miles (5.6km), allow 2½ hours.
Start and finish: High Wycombe Judo Club Car Park.
Burnham Beeches Stile0-free Walks Burnham Beeches Walks
Short walks suitable for wheelchair users on surfaced level paths: various lengths, woodland.
See map for start/finish points.
Caversham Heights Caversham Heights to Mapledurham Circular Walk
Just over 6½ km (4 miles), allow 2½ hours.
Start and finish: The playing fields car park at Mapledurham.
Chesham Stile-free Walk Chesham Stile-Free Walk
Short walk: 2 miles (3.5km), easy walk with gentle slopes, woodland and fields, allow 1 hour.
Start and finish: Chesham Open Air Pool.
Felix's Gentle Path at Greys Court Felix's Gentle Path At Greys Court
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.
Great Missenden Stile-free Walk Great Missenden Stile-free Walk
Short walk: 2½ miles (4km), undulating walk through woodland, no stiles, allow 1½ hours.
Start and finish: Great Missenden Station.
Greys Court Estate Stile-free Walk Greys Court Estate Stile-free Walk
Short walk: 1¾ miles (3km), undulating woodland and open countryside walk, 2 steep descents, allow 45 minutes.
Start and finish: Greys Court Car Park.
Holmer Green Stile-free Walk Holmer Green Stile-free Walk
Short walk: 2½ miles (4km), easy walk through fields with gentle slopes, allow 1¼ hours.
Start and finish: Beamond End.
The Phoenix Trail The Phoenix Trail
Moderate walk: 5 miles, linear shared path for walkers, cyclists and wheelchair users.
Start: Thame centre. Finish: Princes Risborough centre.
Studham Common Walk Studham Common Walk
Short circular walk: 1½ miles (2.4 km), open grassed area, allow 45 minutes.
Start and finish: War Memorial, West Common.
Whitchurch Hill Stile-free Walk Whitchurch Hill Stile-free Walk
Short circular walk: 2½ miles (4km), mixed farmland and woodland, allow 1¼ hours.
Start and finish: The Sun PH at Whitchurch Hill or by the Recreation Ground.

Mile Without Stiles collection Miles Without Stiles – All 20 Walks
The complete collection of 20 easy access walks from 1½ miles to 4½ miles in the Chilterns. View/download them all here, or view/download each of the walks individually below.
Tottenhoe Knolls Miles Without Stiles – Walk 1
Totternhoe Knolls, near Dunstable

6½ km (4 miles), allow 2½ hours.
Start and finish: Car park at Totternhoe Knolls.
Whipsnade to Dunstable Downs Miles Without Stiles – Walk 2
Whipsnade to Dunstable Downs

6½ km (4 miles), allow 2½ hours.
Start and finish: Car park at the Tree Cathedral, Whipsnade.
Studham to Whipsnade Miles Without Stiles – Walk 3
Studham to Whipsnade

6½ km (4 miles), allow 2½ hours.
Start and finish: Park near the War memorial on the village green, opposite the Red Lion.
A Walk around Aldbury Miles Without Stiles – Walk 4
A Walk around Aldbury

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.
Tring and Wigginton Miles Without Stiles – Walk 5
Tring and Wigginton

7 km (4¼ miles), allow 2¼ hours.
Start and finish: Tring Station or the Greyhound Inn, Wigginton, with permission.
The Lee and Lee Common Miles Without Stiles – Walk 6
The Lee and Lee Common

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.
Ashley Green and Hockeridge Wood Miles Without Stiles – Walk 7
Ashley Green and Hockeridge Wood

6½ km (4 miles), allow 2½ hours.
Start and finish: Parking in the village. Golden Eagle pub car park with landlord’s permission.
Chenies and Chess Valley Walk via Latimer Miles Without Stiles – Walk 8
Chenies and Chess Valley Walk via Latimer

3½ km (2¼ miles), allow 1 hour.
Various start and finish points including: Chenies, Chalfont & Latimer tube….
Rickmansworth Waterways Miles Without Stiles – Walk 9
Rickmansworth Waterways

5 or 6½ km (3 or 4 miles), allow 1½ or 2 hours.
Start and finish: Rickmansworth Aquadrome car park.
Amersham to Little Missenden along the Misbourne Miles Without Stiles – Walk 10
Amersham to Little Missenden along the Misbourne

4 or 5 km (2½ or 3 miles), allow 1 to 1½ hours.
Start and finish: Lay-by next to Shardeloes Manor.
Great Missenden and Angling Spring Wood Miles Without Stiles – Walk 11
Great Missenden and Angling Spring Wood

4 km (2½ miles), allow 1½ hours.
Start and finish: Great Missenden railway station.
Leaflet. Miles Without Stiles – Walk 12
Lacey Green Stile-free Walk

Short walk: 2½ miles (4km), gently undulating circular walk, allow 1½ hours.
Start and finish: Kiln Lane, Lacey Green.
Hughenden Manor and Downley Common Miles Without Stiles – Walk 13
Hughenden Manor and Downley Common

4 km (2½ miles), allow 1½ hours.
Start and finish: Hughenden Church.
Piddington Miles Without Stiles – Walk 14
Piddington

7 km (4½ miles), allow 1¾ hours.
Start and finish: Dashwood Arms.
Christmas Common Miles Without Stiles – Walk 15
Christmas Common

5 km (3 miles), allow 2 hours.
Start and finish: Christmas Common.
Bourne End and Spade Oak Lake Miles Without Stiles – Walk 16
Bourne End and Spade Oak Lake

5 km (3 miles), allow 2 hours.
Start and finish: Bourne End railway station.
Henley on Thames to Lower Shiplake Miles Without Stiles – Walk 17
Henley on Thames to Lower Shiplake

4 km (2½ miles), allow 1½ hours.
Start and finish: Henley-on-Thames or Shiplake railway stations.
Nettlebed Miles Without Stiles – Walk 18
Nettlebed

4 km (2½ miles), allow 1½ hours.
Start and finish: The Old Kiln, Nettlebed Village.
Ipsden and Hailey Miles Without Stiles – Walk 19
Ipsden and Hailey

4 and 5 km (2½ and 3 miles), allow 1½ hours.
Start and finish: The King William, Hailey.
Goring and Thames Path Miles Without Stiles – Walk 20
Goring and Thames Path

6½ km (4 miles), allow 2½ hours.
Start and finish: Goring and Streatley railway station.
Other walks
  • Walk descriptions in green below, have no stiles
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If you enjoy these walks, please consider joining the Chiltern Society and help to support our work in caring for this beautiful part of the country.

Little Chalfont to Chesham Little Chalfont to Chesham (Station to Station)
This 9.7 km (6 mile) walk starts at Chalfont & Latimer station and finishes at Chesham, both on the Metropolitan Line. Several interesting waypoints are all described in the leaflet, including the sites of: a 1st century Roman villa, a 12th century mill and former watercress beds.
There are four stiles and the walk is described as easy with two climbs.
Six circular walks in this series can also be found under 'General circular walks' above.
Chorleywood to Chesham Chorleywood to Chesham (Station to Station)
This 13.7 km (8½ mile) walk starts at Chorleywood station and finishes at Chesham, both on the Metropolitan Line. Several interesting waypoints are all described in the leaflet, including: Chenies Manor, views of the London skyline (on a clear day) and a local nature reserve.
The walk is described as easy.
Six circular walks in this series can also be found under 'General circular walks' above.
Gt Missendedn to Chesham Great Missenden to Chesham (Station to Station)
This 9.8 km (just over 6 mile) walk starts at Great Missenden railway station and finishes at Chesham Metropolitan line station. Several interesting waypoints are all described in the leaflet, including: the site of a Saxon church, 12th century earthworks and an ancient packhorse trail.
There are twelve stiles and the walk is described as easy.
Six circular walks in this series can also be found under 'General circular walks' above.
Amersham to Chesham Amersham to Chesham (Station to Station)
This 7.2 km (4½ mile) walk starts at Amersham station and finishes at Chesham, both on the Metropolitan Line. Several interesting waypoints are all described in the leaflet, including: a memorial to the Amersham Martyrs, a 17th century market hall and two former workhouses.
This walk is stile-free and is described as easy with one climb.
Six circular walks in this series can also be found under 'General circular walks' above.
Chess Valley Walk Chess Valley Walk
The full 10 mile linear walk starts from Rickmansworth London Underground Station and finishes at Chesham London Underground Station. Shorter walks are also mapped starting from Chorleywood and Chalfont & Latimer Stations. Taking in some of the most attractive countryside in the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this walk is in a landscape rich in wildlife. Along the way there are historic buildings and estates, water meadows, ancient field systems and nature reserves. Includes a few stiles.
Chesham Food Trail Chesham Food Trail
This leaflet contains four trails; one in the town and three in the surrounding countryside. Chocolate, bread, the Chesham Sausage, local honey and many other surprises are to be found in town. In the countryside the visitor will find apple juice produced from local orchards, farm shops with food straight from the farm and watercress grown in spring water. Come and explore the trails, find what there is to sample and meet the producers. The walk includes a few stiles.
Brush Hill Wildlife Walk Brush Hill Wildlife Walks
Short walk: ½ miles (0.8km). Wheelchair friendly.
Long walk: 0.9 miles (1.5km), no stiles.
Wheelchair friendly.
Start and finish: Car park at Whiteleaf Hill.
Ridgeway Link The Icknield Way – Ridgeway Link
7½ miles (12 km), linear walk through rolling chalk hills and woodlands, allow 4½ hours.
Start: Chilterns Gateway Centre at Dunstable Downs. Finish: Ivinghoe Beacon.
Walk The Hoop (around Hitchin) Walk The HOOP
The Hitchen Outer Orbital Path follows public rights of way, countryside paths and some pavements to form a 12 mile (19.3km) route around Hitchin. The route can be broken down into stages and there are bus services to/from the town centre on most roads on the route. Section 1: 4.5 miles (7.2km). Section 2: 3 miles (4.9km). Section 3: 2.5 miles (4km). Section 4: 2 miles (3.2km).
Walking With Bucks Suffragettes Walking With Buckinghamshire Suffragettes
Six heritage trails tracing the women's suffrage movement in and around the Chilterns. The walks range from 2.4 to 12½ miles and the leaflet describes: each walk, the location of memorials and other places of relevance along the way. 4 of these trails have no stiles.
Wheelchair-accessible routes
  • All wheelchair-accessible routes have no stiles.
  • Distances and timings are approximate.
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  • Some wheelchair accessible routes are also included in the other sections, where they are highlighted in red.

If you enjoy these routes, please consider joining the Chiltern Society and help to support our work in caring for this beautiful part of the country.

Ashridge Estate Ashridge Estate
A 1 km (½ mile) circular route around Medleys Meadow and a longer 2 km (1¼ mile) linear route.
Aston Rowant Aston Rowant
150 m (165 yd) path from the main car park to a viewpoint and longer, flatter, 750 m (820 yd) path through beech woods.
Black Park (nr. Iver Heath) Black Park (nr. Iver Heath)
A tarmac path around the lake with seating every 100 m. Many kilometres of hard paths through the woods.
Chinnor Hill Chinnor Hill
A 400 m (440 yd) firm path through woodland which leads to a firm grassy area with viewpoints.
College Lake (nr. Tring) College Lake (nr. Tring)
Over 1½ km (1 mile) of suitable trail.
Common Wood (east of High Wycombe) Common Wood (east of High Wycombe)
A circular route of about 3 km (2 miles) through the woods.
Linky Down (nr. Stokenchurch) Linky Down (nr. Stokenchurch)
A 400 m (440 yd) path to the picnic area is virtually level and hard-surfaced for its entire length.
Penn Wood Penn Wood
A 1 km (½ mile) linear path which runs through the wood and a 360 m circular, Easy Access Trail.
Thames Path (Goring-on-Thames) Thames Path (Goring-on-Thames)
A flat 3 km (2 mile) linear route to Hartlock Woods.
Tring Reservoir and Canal Tring Reservoir and Canal
A 1½ km (1 mile) linear path.
Watlington Hill Watlington Hill
A 250 m path through woods to the edge of chalk downland.
Wendover Woods Wendover Woods
A 500 m (½ mile) hard surface path and more 'soft surface' paths.
Tottenhoe Knolls Whiteleaf (nr. Princes Risborough)
Two routes. The Whiteleaf route is about 1.2 km (¾ mile) there and back, and The Brush Hill walk is a 1 km (½ mile) circular route.
Chiltern Society’s ‘Your Chilterns’ leaflet
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YOUR CHILTERNS LEAFLEAT IMAGE Your Chilterns
A guide to three of the visitor sites run by the Chiltern Society (Ewelme Watercress Beds, Bottom Wood and Lacey Green Windmill), plus maps, information and other places to visit.

New FREE walk descriptions

We also regularly publish new walks, in a series primarily designed to raise awareness of the Chilterns, which are FREE to download here.

If you are visiting our office, we have lots of other leaflets packed with information about Chilterns-related topics.