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River Thames & Hambleden from Henley-on-Thames
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Photo from the walk - River Thames & Hambleden from Henley-on-Thames

Region - Chilterns

County/Area - Oxfordshire

Author - Chilterns AONB

Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km

Ascent - 200 feet / 61 metres

Time - 3 hours 40 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

This Oxfordshire walk offers fantastic views of the Thames Valley and Chilterns AONB with wonderful countryside and picturesque villages. Along the way you may see birds such as red kites, buzzards, herons, kingfishers and pheasants and animals such as deer. Historical features along the walk include Henley town, Fawley Court, Hambleden Mill & Lock, Temple Island and Hambleden village. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers. This applies in England. Wales & Scotland have different and stricter rules which do not allow walking away from home.

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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.

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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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