The Chilterns above Tring (short version)

Introduction to Walk 2399

Photo from the walk - The Chilterns above Tring (short version)

Region - Chilterns

County/Area - Hertfordshire & Buckinghamshire

Author - Donald Morton

Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km

Ascent - 900 feet / 273 metres

Grade - easy/mod

National Trails and Long Distance Paths crisscross the Chilterns in this area. This Circular Walk makes use of short stretches of at least four such to provide a beautiful and varied walk through Chiltern woodland, on Chiltern chalk downs with wide vistas from the scarp edge of the hills, along a stretch of the historic Grand Union Canal, and through one of the prettiest villages in Hertfordshire. All the walk is in the AONB and much of it on NT land - the Ashridge estate and Pitstone Hill - and there are several opportunities for refreshment. Since it can be started from Tring station it could be enjoyed without the need for a car.

Walk Description

Map showing start

Suggested Maps

It is recommended you take a map with you when following a walk route. The preferred scale is 1:25000 used by the Explorer series. Note If two maps are listed at the same scale then either (a) both are required for full coverage of the route or (b) the route is covered on both maps.

Explorer Map graphic - OS Explorer - Sheet 181 BUY MAP

Landranger Map graphic - OS Landranger - Sheet 165 BUY MAP

Walks from the same start

Walk 1999
The Chilterns above Tring
Grade - moderate
Length - 12.0 miles / 19.5 km
Walk 2064
Ivinghoe Beacon from the Ashridge Estate
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km

Other walks nearby

Walk 3025
0.1 miles / 0.1 km away
Ashridge Estate Circular
Grade - easy
Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km
Walk 1007
0.4 miles / 0.6 km away
The Ashridge Estate circular
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km
Walk 2071
1.4 miles / 2.2 km away
Ivinghoe Beacon and the Bridgewater Monument from Tring
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
Walk 2496
1.4 miles / 2.2 km away
Cow Roast and Aldbury from Tring Station
Grade - easy
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
Walk 3503
2.7 miles / 4.3 km away
Circular from Berkhamsted
Grade - easy
Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km
Walk 1297
2.7 miles / 4.3 km away
Berkhamsted and Northchurch Commons
Grade - easy
Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km
Walk 1399
2.7 miles / 4.3 km away
Berkhamsted & Northchurch Commons
Grade - easy
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
Walk 3098
3.2 miles / 5.1 km away
Wendover Woods from Tring
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km
Walk 2795
3.8 miles / 6.1 km away
Circular from Great Gaddesden to Little Gaddessden
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km
Walk 2999
3.8 miles / 6.1 km away
Mansions & Parklands from Great Gaddesden
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km

Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

Area Information

Chilterns

The Chilterns lie only a few miles to the north west of London and yet they are a beautiful, unspoilt corner of England. The gently rolling hills are swathed in woodland and chalk ... - More information

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