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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

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).

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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Ordnance Survey Landranger 165Sheet Map1:50kBUY MAP
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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

Recommended Reading

Walking in the Chilterns

Walking in the ChilternsA guidebook to 35 walks in the Chiltern Hills of southern England. These chalk hills and ancient woodlands stretch from Reading and the Thames valley through Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Hertfordshire to Luton. Walking in the Chilterns - an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty - for walkers of all abilities, with walks from 4 to 12 miles long.
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