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The Ridgeway south of Wendover
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Photo from the walk - The Ridgeway south of Wendover

Region - Chilterns

County/Area - Buckinghamshire

Author - Donald Morton

Length - 7.3 miles / 11.8 km

Ascent - 750 feet / 227 metres

Grade - easy/mod

This is a Buckinghamshire walk with plenty of variety. It starts along a section of the Ridgeway with terrific views over the Vale of Aylesbury. It continues through typical Chiltern beech woods and then at the end goes through a more agricultural landscape. There are plenty of places for refreshment in Wendover, but not, any more, in the villages en route. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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Walks from the same start

Walk 2052
Wendover Woods from Wendover
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km
Walk 1717
Chiltern Hills circular from Wendover
Grade - moderate
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km
Walk 3358
Chequers and Coombe Hill from Wendover
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km
Walk 3345
Coombe Hill from Wendover
Grade - easy
Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km

Other walks nearby

Walk 1138
2.4 miles / 3.8 km away
The Ridgeway at Chequers
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.3 miles / 11.8 km
Walk 3360
4.2 miles / 6.7 km away
Cholesbury Camp and Hawridge
Grade - easy
Length - 4.4 miles / 7.2 km
Walk 3098
4.2 miles / 6.8 km away
Wendover Woods from Tring
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km
Walk 3520
5.2 miles / 8.3 km away
Princes Risborough circular
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 9.5 miles / 15.4 km
Walk 2071
6.1 miles / 9.7 km away
Ivinghoe Beacon and the Bridgewater Monument from Tring
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
Walk 2496
6.1 miles / 9.7 km away
Cow Roast and Aldbury from Tring Station
Grade - easy
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
Walk 1617
6.8 miles / 10.9 km away
Saunderton circular via Bledlow Ridge
Grade - moderate
Length - 11.3 miles / 18.3 km
Walk 1604
7.0 miles / 11.3 km away
Long Marston from Cheddington circular
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km
Walk 1149
7.1 miles / 11.3 km away
Chesham to Rickmansworth (Chess Valley walk)
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 10.5 miles / 17.1 km
Walk 1060
7.1 miles / 11.3 km away
Chesham, Little Missenden and Amersham
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km

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 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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