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Chesham circular via Cholesbury
Introduction to Walk 1392

Photo from the walk - Chesham circular via Cholesbury

Region - Chilterns

County/Area - Buckinghamshire

Author - Peter Smyly

Length - 16.0 miles / 26 km

Ascent - 850 feet / 258 metres

Grade - moderate

This Buckinghamshire walk follows the perimeter of Chesham in an anti-clockwise direction before visiting Cholesbury via the shallow valley of White Hawridge Bottom. Then it returns to Chesham by following sections of the Chiltern Way and Chiltern Link route. The walk passes places of interest including the iron-age hill fort at Cholesbury. 

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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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