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The Ridgeway at the End of the Chilterns
Introduction to Walk 1335

Photo from the walk - The Ridgeway at the End of the Chilterns

Region - Chilterns

County/Area - Oxfordshire

Author - Donald Morton

Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km

Ascent - 800 feet / 242 metres

Time - 5 hours 50 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

This is a walk through a wide variety of habitat rich in wildlife - downland, Chiltern beech woods and the arable lands of Oxfordshire. It goes through two ancient estates, passing an 11th Century church (open) and an interesting 20th Century Arts and Crafts House (not open). There is unfortunately no place for refreshment en route, but at the end Watlington, itself a historic little town, is not far away. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers.

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