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Buckinghamshire Walks
Walking Routes & Hiking Trails

Find Buckinghamshire walks from the list below which features the best walking routes in the area. Most of routes are circular walks although there are a few linear hikes. The walks are listed from the shortest and easiest to the longest more challenging routes. The walks are divided into sub areas so you can find specific walks.

The Buckinghamshire walks below are free to download and print, and all routes have GPS files. The highlights of this attractive county include the Chiltern Hills, the Chess Valley, attractive villages, fine country houses set in parkland and circular walks in Wendover Woods to the highest point in the County. Routes also include sections of one of the oldest paths in Britain along the ancient Ridgeway.


North Buckinghamshire & Wendover Walks

This area includes walks in the Vale of Aylesbury, and walking routes from Wendover, a popular starting point for walks in Wendover Woods and to Coombe Hill and Chequers.

3361Chackmore Circulareasy4.00
3345Coombe Hill from Wendovereasy4.00
3244Stowe Park from Chackmoreeasy4.30
2968Hillesden from Steeple Claydoneasy4.50
2755Great Horwood & Adstock circulareasy5.50
2628Charndon & Edgcotteasy6.00
1604Long Marston circulareasy/mod6.50
2052Wendover Woodseasy/mod7.00
3314Akeley & Maids Moretoneasy/mod7.00
1138The Ridgeway at Chequers easy/mod7.25
2420The Ridgeway south of Wendovereasy/mod7.25
3358Chequers and Coombe Hill from Wendover easy/mod7.50
1943Cheddington to Tring via Marswortheasy/mod8.00
2389Wing & Cublington Circulareasy/mod8.00
2167Thame Valley & the Winchendonseasy/mod9.00
1717Chiltern Hills circular from Wendovermoderate10.00
3669Grand Union Canal - Aylesbury to Wendover moderate11.70

South Buckinghamshire & Chess Valley Walks

South Buckinghamshire includes walks near Amersham, Chesham, Princes Risborough and Beaconsfield. Chess Valley walks are also very popular with paths easy to follow and well-signed.

2398Turville Circulareasy4.10
3360Cholesbury Camp and Hawridge easy4.40
1965Piddington & Horsleys Green Circulareasy4.90
1536Sarratt Bottom and Chenies from Little Chalfonteasy/mod6.25
1517Amersham circular via Hyde Heath and Little Missendeneasy/mod8.00
3359Christmas Common, Ibstone Common & Turville Heath easy/mod8.50
2928Amersham to Chorleywood via Chalfont St Giles easy/mod8.50
1060Little Missenden and Amershameasy/mod8.50
1333The Ridgeway around Chinnoreasy/mod9.00
2669Beaconsfield Circulareasy/mod9.00
3520Princes Risborough circular easy/mod9.50
1966Turville & Hambleden circularmoderate9.60
3321Denham Circulareasy/mod10.00
1149Chesham to Rickmansworth (Chess Valley)easy/mod10.50
1617Saunderton circular via Bledlow Ridgemoderate11.25
1954Fingest & Turville from Hambledenmoderate11.40
1373Amersham Old Town Circulareasy/mod11.50
1568Chalfont and Latimer, Flaunden and Chorleywood moderate11.70
1071Chalfont & Latimer, Chalfont St Giles & Chorleywoodeasy/mod12.60
3443Chalfont & Latimer, Latimer and Flaundenmoderate13.70
1392Chesham & Cholesbury Circularmoderate16.00

Walks that start in adjacent counties / areas.

Walks that start in adjacent counties or areas but cross the boundary and include sections of the route within Buckinghamshire.

WalkDescriptionStarts In
2396Finmere & WestburyOxfordshire
3128Henley-on-Thames, Aston and HambledenOxfordshire
2324Christmas Common Circular Oxfordshire
1720Henley-on-Thames to Marlow along the Thames Path Oxfordshire
1007The Ashridge Estate circularHertfordshire
2064Ivinghoe Beacon from the Ashridge EstateHertfordshire
2399The Chilterns above Tring (short version)Hertfordshire
1999The Chilterns above TringHertfordshire
2071Ivinghoe Beacon and Bridgewater Monument from TringHertfordshire
3098Tring & Wendover WoodsHertfordshire
3409The Three Counties TopsBedfordshire
1909Woburn CircularBedfordshire
1816Old Linslade CircularBedfordshire
3420Cookham to Gerrards Cross via Burnham BeechesBerkshire

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Buckinghamshire Guide

The County of Buckinghamshire is noted for its open countryside and natural features, including the Chiltern Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty which occupy the southern part of the County. Walks along the River Thames, through Wendover Woods and along the Ridgeway long-distance footpath are full of interest. With many attractive towns and villages, walking always offers variety. Walks can also be combined with one of the many historic houses in the area. The highest point in Buckinghamshire is Haddington Hill in Wendover Woods at 267 metres above sea level.

Other walks in Britain - For a list of all the areas where walks are available go to the Main Walk Index.

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